Your iPhone Gets Google Maps Street View Back Tomorrow

Google Maps isn't really gone from iPhones in iOS 6. You can still get it through the vastly inferior mobile version of its browser-based web app. Tim Cook even suggested you try it if you're dissatisfied with Apple Maps. In a recent video about Google Maps, Señor Walt Mossberg notes that the company will be adding… » 10/03/12 10:21am 10/03/12 10:21am

Apple Adds New Maps Section to App Store to Help You Replace the iOS 6 Horror Show

Buried within Tim Cook's apology for the embarrassment that is Apple Maps was the candid suggestion that people go try the many other map applications and websites out there. Well, now Apple has gone one step further, adding a whole featured section to the App Store for maps from third party developers. That's a big… » 9/28/12 1:52pm 9/28/12 1:52pm

The Best Public Transit Apps for iOS 6 (Since Apple Maps Doesn't Have It)

As you may have noticed, the transition from Google Maps to Apple Maps in iOS 6 means that the navigation software is now without public transportation data, and that really sucks. Apple's fix for the immediate future is to push you to third-party apps, but knowing where to start can be a daunting task. To get you… » 9/19/12 4:56pm 9/19/12 4:56pm

Apple's New 3D Maps Are an Apocalyptic Horror Show

The move from Google Maps to Apple's homespun cartography in iOS 6 has been a sticking point for people, largely because it's the turd in a very ornate punch bowl. And while Apple's fancy 3D maps were supposed to tide us over until the rest of Maps got better, they seem to be having their own problems. So we've gone… » 9/19/12 4:19pm 9/19/12 4:19pm