Google Maps Review

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chirpity

Apple Maps isn't the only one with direction problems. I downloaded Google Maps to try it out. I live in Michigan and it told me to take a right turn on a street that I shouldn't have been turning right on. I ended up have to go in a circle to get back to where I was and then continue to get to the street I was supposed to.
In the end, I went back to using MotionX GPS, which is waaay better than Apple or Google Maps. Plus, it has music integration.

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Timothy McSwain

The UI of Google Maps for iOS is hideous. It looks like Android... obviously as iOS users we aren't fans of Android. It feels so out of place among the beautiful look and feel of the rest of iOS.

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brandonwalkermedia

whats up with this multiple post thing? one post repeats like 3 times?

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brandonwalkermedia

whats up with this multiple post thing? one post repeats like 3 times

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brandonwalkermedia

whats up with this multiple post thing? one post repeats like 3 times

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itoderry

I used four times apple maps app and it failed every time! the best job bring me 500 m away on the wrong side of a highway and the worst one gave me for an address in Montreal Canada a location in France. I had to go in google map find the location pin manually the point in apple app to use the turn by turn function and get lost. That was before google came back. I am not going to use the apple joke anymore. Once I wend to a friend house on the border of a nice big lake (few kms in diameter just aside of a highway in a populated area) which was inexistent on apple map. (the satellite view it's a bit cloudy there but you still can see clear the damn lake) I suppose all of you live in Cupertino since you got such good experience with this amateur work!
Yeah, maybe google app it's not perfect (the first thing the tell you is to pay attention since this is a beta app -if you get a ticket because you followed any gps device you don't need gps navigation... you need a pair of glasses and retake your driver licence) but it's in the largest part of the cases incomparable better than apple app. At the end nobody stops you using the new fancy toy from Apple but you have to agree this google app was really wanted back 10mils and counting downloads tells something (i wish they made apple app not included in the system to see how many downloads they will get)

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brandonwalkermedia

Your lying! of all places you choose Canada? you know google does not support directions in most of Canada right? go back to using your Windows phone oops that would be a compliment...

Also can you get better grammar? your post makes you look like a 12 year old fanboy...

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Tenchi211

Is there a Night Mode, similar to the one in my Tom Tom App? I know Apple's turn by turn doesn't yet have this feature. Hopefully in the next update it will be included.

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brandonwalkermedia

The AppleMaps app Review: Yelp integration, Location information, REAL turn by turn navigation by TomTom, better map arrangement (Colors and such), Vector-based, Offline maps, Live Traffic/closed-exits/roads, Gets you to the destination faster then other GPS systems, and more.

GoogleMaps app Review: Outdated business information (i would always get directions to closed or moved business), no yelp integration (or service like it), poor navigation, ugly map, no offline support, no information of closed roads/Exits or live traffic, no 3d mode, not vector based, Waists data usage like crazy (read why above) , and it gets worse...

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itoderry

true... apple app is vector base... at the end they just started in this field and they had to luxury to choose the best available option... but.. the navigation for me and it's far from being fast or reliable (don't trust me search online other people experience -use bing to be sure google is not tempering withe the results :p) as usually in the last few years the only issue with apple app is the release date... it should be like 2-3years in the future.

I don' give a s... about yelp integration and other fancy options as long as I am in the real danger to get lost in the wildness going to the mall!

Google app it might be outdated for some areas but for sure it's not dangerous like Apple's one!

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itoderry

true... apple app is vector base... at the end they just started in this field and they had to luxury to choose the best available option... but.. the navigation for me and it's far from being fast or reliable (don't trust me search online other people experience -use bing to be sure google is not tempering withe the results :p) as usually in the last few years the only issue with apple app is the release date... it should be like 2-3years in the future.

I don' give a s... about yelp integration and other fancy options as long as I am in the real danger to get lost in the wildness going to the mall!

Google app it might be outdated for some areas but for sure it's not dangerous like Apple's one!

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itoderry

true... apple app is vector base... at the end they just started in this field and they had to luxury to choose the best available option... but.. the navigation for me and it's far from being fast or reliable (don't trust me search online other people experience -use bing to be sure google is not tempering withe the results :p) as usually in the last few years the only issue with apple app is the release date... it should be like 2-3years in the future.

I don' give a s... about yelp integration and other fancy options as long as I am in the real danger to get lost in the wildness going to the mall!

Google app it might be outdated for some areas but for sure it's not dangerous like Apple's one!

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google gives directions to

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google gives directions to

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google gives directions to

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google gives directions too

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google always has

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of yelp integration is it gets you to an open business (the place you need to go) not a closed one like google always has

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cenicerosj

Meh... Never really fond of google maps app before. I've been using Apple's map app and have not had any problems with directions at all. I started using google maps and it didn't recognize the "Michigan Left" turns we have to make-if I followed google's direction, I would have received a ticket for making an illegal left. That just cemented my use of Apple's Map app...

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of using a REAL Navigation system! Tom-Tom!

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of using a REAL Navigation system! Tom-Tom!

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brandonwalkermedia

the point of using a REAL Navigation system! Tom-Tom!

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worldsapart

I for one don't think it is necessary to use Google Maps. I am quite happy with Apple's Map application. Each application has its issues and I am confident that Apple will resolve the remaining issues.

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