“there’s something refreshing about the idea that millions of people spent at least a few minutes marveling at the old-fashioned exploits of a brave man in a spacesuit”
A great little site highlighting how important it is to get your web copy just right.
Lots of clear well put forward common sense advice.
Looking forward to this.
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.
The first comment nails it:
“A £2-a-month levy on automobiles could save our horse and cart business.”
Open Safari and navigate to maps.google.com. Add to Home Screen. Done.
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.
*Note – The graphic above says Apple has made “two changes over more than 10 years”, which isn’t technically correct as the dock connector was introduced nine years ago in 2003.
Interesting points on why Android’s traction in the mobile space is much greater than with tablets — carriers are happy to push phones to customers, not so much on tablets.
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