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17 People Apple Maps Has Already Horribly Misled

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Like so many things in life, Apple's horrific new Maps app would be funny if it weren't so sad. But after Apple decided to ditch Google Maps for its own troubled offering in iOS 6, users have been left with bad directions, incorrect business listings, and a missing Statue of Liberty.

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How bad is it? We're not even 24 hours in yet, and the iOS6pocalypse is already making a hash of getting from A to B for countless iPhone devotees. Here are just a handful of first-wave victims:

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Will Apple Maps get better? Sure, eventually, in the long run, after Apple collects enough user data to make a viable product. But for now, get ready for a future filled with mosque hotels and taxidermy drivers. Or just wait it out until Google Maps gets an app of its own.

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First of all... come on... HORRIFIC? Can't stand over hyped reports like this. I have been terribly misguided PLENTY of times by Google maps (one time I ended up in a really bad part of Miami with my two little nieces). Having said that, I really do like the way it looks and the new features but I do expect it to have growing pains. I can be patient (and yes, if I need to go to Safari & look at Google Maps there I can; but I probably won't) as we all know it will improve.