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Google Maps application arrives on the iPhone

13 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Google Maps application arrives on the iPhone - read the full textIt's finally here, folks. After taking an exit from the iOS platform with the arrival of iOS 6, the Google Maps application started journey as a standalone app that had to be downloaded from the App Store. And although it did take some time coming, the app is now finally available for...


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Dumb move. If Google Maps was only available for Android, it would be a big draw for Android mobile devices. If you give Apple everything Google comes up with, there will be less motivation to switch from iPhone to an Android device.

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  • 2012-12-13 09:35
  • s1mJ

> In reply to Dee @ 2012-12-13 09:31 from v}7V - click to readLOL. Android fan in denial.

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  • 2012-12-13 09:34
  • dSkK

> In reply to s class @ 2012-12-13 09:25 from v$C$ - click to readGoogle lose because they've been forced to include voice navigation in their maps app.

Apple maps will only get better and challenge Google. Funny how no one mentioned the complete failure google maps in Australia as well.

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  • 2012-12-13 09:33
  • dSkK

Alas! The savior !

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  • 2012-12-13 09:33
  • tes7

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 08:28 from xIh@ - click to readYou're lost me there, mate!
I have no idea what are you talking about!
Stop making nonsense just go and celebrate like the rest of your ifan buddy

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  • 2012-12-13 09:31
  • v}7V

Google saved the day once again..
I know apple fans are secretly celebrating cz their apple maps are so sh!t

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  • 2012-12-13 09:25
  • v$C$

This is not about android, this is about Apple releasing a product too early. It seems to be a big problem in the smartphone/ tablet arena. I would rather everyone release a product that works, whether it's iOS, Android or WP based. This fanboy stuff is childish!!

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  • 2012-12-13 09:18
  • DGCb

there is a big difference between Googles map and Crapples failed map. let see this time if Crapple can blame autralian cops for using it wrong.

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  • 2012-12-13 09:06
  • g8X4

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 08:28 from xIh@ - click to readSo what? Use Apple Maps, if you don't want GMaps. Especially one the road to Mildura.

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  • 2012-12-13 09:00
  • MGmM

It is not available in Pakistani store. I hope it is made available soon

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  • 2012-12-13 08:57
  • KI3s

Finally Iphone with a decent map. Google saved IOS here.

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  • 2012-12-13 08:40
  • YQMX

now thats a major update for an iphone! :D

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  • 2012-12-13 08:38
  • L2sY

> In reply to Dee @ 2012-12-13 08:02 from PWng - click to read

its funny how fandroids and android fan boys, will use anything to attack the living crap out of anything apple. We have people claiming to be ex apple users, saying they've moved on, sure you did buddy, you have people saying someone coudl have died, shortly after that, Australian police issue the same warning towards Google maps. F in ironic.

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  • 2012-12-13 08:28
  • xIh@

Google maps iz owesome. Its far much better than nokia maps

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  • 2012-12-13 08:20
  • 0wqU

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 07:46 from RbqJ - click to readits funny how tomtom, google maps and copilot can get it right but apple cant. This mistake nearly killed someone, i don't know how anyone can defend that?

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  • 2012-12-13 08:11
  • 2G59

Actually Nokia Maps IS the best even though their phones suck.

I wish someday to see Nokia Maps arrive as an android app, in that day people will forget about something called Google maps.

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  • 2012-12-13 08:10
  • 3E1x

Ah, at last, iPhone users have something to cheer for. They were misguided by apple maps for some time & got lost in the wilderness but now they will find their way home :D.. and I hope they realize its best if they put their money & faith in android phones :P :D
Google, undoubtedly the best!

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  • 2012-12-13 08:03
  • 9xej

A bit too late for iphone users as most of them already lost!

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  • 2012-12-13 08:02
  • PWng

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 06:49 from 2G59 - click to readDid you even look into the story more than just what was on the surface? Here educate yourself:

Apple asked Google to put turn by turn on iOS but Google only supplied a gimped version, so they had to get dropped. Now Google has to scramble and come crawling back to the Apple honeypot.

Apple's stock price was inflated, but so is Google's. The more online traffic that moves to mobile devices and tablets the less ad revenue Google receives. Google can't figure out a way to monetize it as much. I would explain more, but it seems all you can digest are simple sound bite and headlines.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:46
  • RbqJ

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