How to Make Google Maps Default in iOS

How to Make Google Maps Default in iOS

Due to the problems that appeared with Apple’s mapping service, many users are trying to go back to Google Maps, which is a better and more reliable mapping service. Also, Nokia had also released the HERE maps for iOS a few weeks ago. But despite these services, when users ask Siri for directions, it opens Apple Maps, and does not allow […]

 
     
 
 

Daily App: Google Maps (iOS): Welcome back!

Daily App: Google Maps (iOS): Welcome back!

‘Googe Maps‘ – those two words have been giving a certain fruity-named Cupertino company nightmares for the past few months. Ever since Google Maps were dropped from iOS (of which they had been an integral part since its inception), iOS users had been clamouring for their return, thanks in no small measure to the less-than-effective replacement mapping, which became the […]

     
 
 

Apple & Tim Cook Apologise for Maps app, Suggests Better Alternatives

Apple & Tim Cook Apologise for Maps app, Suggests Better Alternatives

In an unexpected move, Apple CEO, Tim Cook has written an open letter apologising his customers for all the mess created by the new Maps app in iOS 6. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. We are extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers and we are doing […]

     
 
 

How Apple Could Have Avoided Wrath for Their iOS 6 Maps Switch

How Apple Could Have Avoided Wrath for Their iOS 6 Maps Switch

Apple is currently facing flak from different corners for shipping their half-baked Maps with iOS 6. The major issue here is that the Apple Maps are absolutely unusable in most places, specially outside US. Many people believe that Apple has let down its customers by forcing upon a crappy app in order to satiate their ego. Why did Apple get […]

     
 
 

Apple Maps for Macs? iOS Code Hints at That

Apple Maps for Macs? iOS Code Hints at That

Last month, at the WWDC 2012, Apple Maps booted out Google Maps as the default maps application in iOS 6. Apple’s own mapping solution features real-time traffic updates, turn-by-turn navigation, Yelp integration, vector graphics, and 3D flyovers. Ever since that announcement, Apple has released 2 beta versions of iOS 6 to the developers with slight improvements to the Maps app, […]

     
 
 

Siri Stays Paralyzed Without Local Search in Most Countries

Siri Stays Paralyzed Without Local Search in Most Countries

Apple made a plethora of announcements during the WWDC 2012 keynote earlier this week, which included the next version of their popular mobile operating system, the iOS 6. In addition to the all new Apple Maps, revamped AppStore, new Passbook app, Facebook integration and many other enhancements, Apple announced the much needed upgrades for Siri. Siri is More Powerful Than […]

     
 
 

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple announced iOS 6 at WWDC yesterday and with that they announced a brand new Maps application which replaces Google Maps as the default Maps app on all iOS devices. The all-new Maps application is built from the ground up by Apple, and features turn-by-turn navigation & anonymous, real-time, crowd-sourced traffic data. Apple also announced that they are teaming up […]