Yup, Apple Has Potential To Prove Itself In Mapping App Space: ‘Google Map Mobile’ Might Be Launched Today

Must Read

Facebook Reveals Big Plans Behind The WhatsApp JioMart Integration In India

After Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) acquired a minority stake of 9.99% in Jio Platforms for a whopping $5.7 billion in...

Facebook Launches Music Videos to Eat into YouTube’s Market

With the launch of Music Videos, Facebook has made another competitive move against its biggest opponent, Google.

Microsoft To Acquire TikTok In the US?

The rumours are making rounds that Microsoft may acquire TikTok to keep the popular short video sharing...

Apple Map is being condemned by detractors since its launch in iPhone 5, despite of its debacle, the sales of new iPhone apparently continue to run high. However, it was expected earlier that sales of new iPhone could be affected due to complaints registered by the early adopters related to poor map navigation, misleading of locations, and more.

Since the map is software-based and we could expect that Apple will make the program more effective, powerful and refined, but it will take some time. Initially, Google Map was considered as an alternative option due to a significant number of users had a long experience with Google-powered map for previous iOS versions.

It’s also true that everyone doesn’t get the legendary glory just in one night; Google Map was also inferior compare to Yahoo Maps and Mapquest when it was introduced. It’s pretty known that Apple had no choice rather than to dump the Google Map because Google wanted to keep turn-by-turn navigation unique to Android devices. In addition to these, Google also wanted to have more branding in iOS apps along with an inclusion of other services such as friend-finding Latitude feature. Anyway, it’s said that for longer-term gain, everyone needs to face short-term pains what Apple is facing this time.


Apple is a big fish and definitely, at the end of the day, it will try to produce the best user experiences possible as one of the leading platforms . As demand continues to see stronger, it’s speculated that consumers are not worried with the flaws of Apple’s mapping app.

On the other side, Google has confirmed that Google Map Mobile will have ‘Street View’ photography and most probably, the maps app would be launched today. Anyone can get Google Map Mobile through their smartphone’s browser. Of course, it would not be a eye-catching news for Android users because ‘Street View’ photography along with turn-by-turn navigation feature is already present in their Android app.  Apparently, Google Map access through browser won’t be superior as making use of an actual Google map app.

Recently, Tim Cook apologized to customers for errors in Apple Map and also, convinced them to offer third party alternatives not because of Apple Map is inferior compare to Google Map, but due to fixing the issues will take some time. Indeed, mapping issues are not so easy to fix; It can’t be fixed in just one week or one month, but it would take time more than that. Fixing of issues demands money, time, attention and competence.

Undoubtedly, there are lots of issues related to Apple Map, despite the map is quite capable to explain media message clearly such as flyover and turn-by-turn navigation. Apple map is considered as an art project; Seeing crumbling buildings and melting highways in Apple Maps app is awesome like something ‘out of box’.  See the video:





Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Microsoft Aims Global Acquisition Of TikTok, Including India!

It seems like TikTok can finally shed its Chinese origin from all over the world.

Will Google’s Move To Delete 2,500 YouTube Channels Add Fuel To The Fire With China?

The US-China trade war has started rearing its ugly head. Both sides are now turning to extreme measures on the digital front...

Will You Buy iPhone 12 Pro At US$20,500?

if you are suspecting any typo error here, you are highly mistaken! The price of iPhone 12 Pro is US$ 20,500 now...

Google Is Shutting Down Google Play Music

Google Play Music will soon be buried in Google's graveyard. The company has announced that by December the service will be completely...

The Lawsuit That Could Force Apple To Exit China Market

It seems like China is now turning up the heat and is ready to take some really hostile measures after being worn...

Global eCommerce Sales to Reach $3.9 Trillion in 2020 [REPORT]

As the coronavirus pandemic has lead healthcare authorities to discourage physical social contact as much as possible, the most popular mode of...

In-Depth: Dprime

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

Fantastic 4: Four Day Work Week A Flashpoint Of Innovation?

It has been an idea that has been mooted by many, perhaps also somewhat sceptically. From being a dark horse to becoming...

More Articles Like This