Cook’s Maps Letter

It’s refreshing to see a CEO take this approach — being honest and upfront that something isn’t quite right. Rightly so, as Maps on iOS 6 suck – as this article from my home-town so painfully highlights.

What struck me as interesting is Tim Cook openly recommending that people try other rival mapping applications, suggesting that a fix for the numerous problems in the Apple’s new Maps app aren’t coming anytime soon.

 

iOS 6 Maps Are Just Plain Wrong

If there is one thing you want a map to be, its accurate.

The BBC have a good round-up of the gaping flaws users here in the UK are facing. It’s quite clear this isn’t ready for prime-time on an international level at all.

Quick Tip: Display the Degree / Celsius Symbol on the iPhone

Everyone loves to talk about the weather. It seemingly bonds us all in a common yet mundane dialog. Recently I was trying to tell someone via text what the temperature was, and I couldn’t easily find the degree symbol quickly. It turns out it’s really simple to get it to show up, you just need… Continue reading Quick Tip: Display the Degree / Celsius Symbol on the iPhone