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Apple Maps

The iPhone maps application introduced in September 2012 with version 6 of the operating system (iOS 6). Replacing Google Maps, which was featured on all iPhones prior to iOS 6, Apple Maps includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic information and interactive "Flyover" 3D views of metropolitan areas.

Not What Users Expected
Apple's map data is not as extensive as the data in Google Maps, which combined with erroneous results reported by many users caused Apple CEO Tim Cook to publicly apologize for the app replacement and even suggest users download third-party mapping apps until Apple Maps is improved. In December, Google Maps became available as a free download in the Apple App Store. See iOS versions.
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They point to the Apple Maps fiasco, in which Apple replaced Google's mapping product with its own on the iPhone and it quickly became clear that Apple's maps were not ready for prime time.
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Apple Maps was blasted upon launch for its inaccuracies, poor quality imagery, lack of transit directions and more, which led CEO Tim Cook toissue a public apologylittle more than a week after the app was launched.
While Apple Maps offered soaring 'flyover' views of major cities, it had no public transit directions, limited traffic information, and obvious mistakes such as putting one city in the middle of the ocean.