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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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Downloaded it few minutes ago. Google is really kind to give us this maps app. Thank you Google!

Anyways, TheVerge's first look video of google maps says that this iPhone version is most awesome version, it's even better than s3, which made me happy! :P

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  • 2012-12-13 07:42
  • t1$A

Wtf free? they should charge £5 for it and make money. It's one of the best mapping software out there, and all profit should go towards android development

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  • 2012-12-13 07:35
  • StUF

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 07:00 from vxrD - click to readI'm not a hater, i owned the 3GS and 4.

I just don't like the restrictive policies and iTunes, cant stand apple trying to win through the courts not by innovation AND now realise that companies make lot better phones i,e, the Galaxy Note 2.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:24
  • 2G59

What a pathetic desicion that they make Google Maps withdraw from iOS. This makes Apple urgly.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:19
  • t3sL

> In reply to [deleted post]what? Do you even know what are the news about?

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  • 2012-12-13 07:17
  • v$CG

Google did not took an exit, they were ousted by Apple. And they are coming back with a huge "suck it" face.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:16
  • t7Lw

Free? Why isn't Google so smart to tax them with at least 20 bucks. Almost everything from Crapple is with fees. Users should deserve this kind of punishment.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:16
  • p351

Looool apple run behind Google and supplied them to do a good maps for ios, because the customers are angry of this shitti apple maps and products loool be happy apple costumers but this will not hide apple problem hahahahaha omg apple,, just a runner behind Google

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  • 2012-12-13 07:13
  • TiNX

Here comes the haters.

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  • 2012-12-13 07:00
  • vxrD

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-13 06:37 from RbqJ - click to readDid you ever look at the product apple put out?

Australian police advised earlier this week that people shouldn't use iOS maps because it was dangerous.

Judging by the plunging apple share prices (-23% in 3 months), investors don't have much more faith in apple either.

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  • 2012-12-13 06:49
  • 2G59

> In reply to Awesome One @ 2012-12-13 06:30 from IV{} - click to readyes they do they get there app drawer and there single app and wait that's it, definitely not the best of both worlds

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  • 2012-12-13 06:47
  • vuUI

i have tried to download but still it is not international.

I am in the UAE market and it is not available

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  • 2012-12-13 06:41
  • nCeZ

Now we don't have to worry for MIA in the middle of the road any more!!

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  • 2012-12-13 06:38
  • TS}1

After all that time of Google refusing to put turn by turn navigation on iOS, all it took was Apple to kick them off to make them offer a comparable service. Google = the new (old) Microsoft.

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  • 2012-12-13 06:37
  • RbqJ

> In reply to holmes @ 2012-12-13 06:28 from sG$4 - click to readGoogle and google maps application can have more $$$ on your "encoded location" than on ios

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  • 2012-12-13 06:37
  • g8X4

atlast google came for rescue of australian iphone users

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  • 2012-12-13 06:31
  • PIY3

iPhone users get the best of both worlds.

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  • 2012-12-13 06:30
  • IV{}

let the revenue begin!

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  • 2012-12-13 06:29
  • YbM6

I love the way Google puts the same amount work on iOS as it does on android.

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  • 2012-12-13 06:28
  • sG$4

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