Google Maps may finally come to iOS tonight
0. phoneArena 12 Dec 2012, 20:46 posted on
A new report has just come out that Google is planning to relaunch Google Maps on iOS tonight. Google Maps was unceremoniously dropped from Apple products as of iOS 6 in favor of Apple Maps. Apple Maps, to put it very lightly, was a flop, and users have been looking to get back to the properly mapped world of Google...
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1. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
If I were Google I would refuse them help and allow them to be iLost for all eternity.
BTW, thought that iThing was supposed to be perfect; not so "PURFECT" after all.
3. darkkjedii (Posts: 14734; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Dude would u do us all a favor, and please hush. The hot air you're blowing is not needed. And you're not google, your just a loud mouthed consumer.
17. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
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7. The_Innovation (Posts: 585; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)
That would make Google into another Apple, which they are not. They are the bigger man.
11. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
it would.....but is apple ready? is the question... has apple truly learned its lesson?
doubt it, but if this goes through the results will show soon enough if they appreciate it or not..
13. D.Aceveda (Posts: 377; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)
This is great. iDevices will no longer be crippled with their s**tty Apple Maps. Google Maps FTW
16. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 873; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
Its more brilliant to release google maps for IOS and make make more money off of IOS users. Thats just pure business and say what you will about Apple but they will eventually fix their maps but by then everyone will be dependent on Google Maps.
Its a win win for google.
18. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
hmmmm (nods head in agreement) ...... you my friend, know business!
2. darkkjedii (Posts: 14734; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
It will b nice to have apples up and coming maps, and googles polished finished maps all n one solid device.
4. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
You'd have to switch to Android for that!
5. MC1123 (Posts: 1254; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
google should not bring g maps on iOS to let them suffer...
but i think google wants to bring g maps on iOS coz nokia's here maps is way better and already available on app store!
6. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)
by the time google maps launched in apple store, probably no one would use apple maps again.
8. joey_sfb (Posts: 4087; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
Let work together for the benefit of all consumer. Google knows the value of cooperation better than any one else.
9. wendygarett (unregistered)
As much as I get used of Apple maps, I'm kinda miss Google maps on iPhone, I'm gonna download it and play 24 hours on it :)
12. wendygarett (unregistered)
And merry Christmas to Google :)
10. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4166; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
Great, now iOS users won't get lost finding their way to Android land. Working from the inside.
15. Jay..Apple4Ever (Posts: 16; Member since: 08 Dec 2012)
Google is smart..Most of their services are already on the iPhone except for Maps. Once that hits, it will be success. Maps will be a welcome addition to the app store and i am sure it will be the same on iPhones once people start downloading.
Apple maps is off to an okay start but its nowhere near as robust as Google Maps. I use maps frequently and nothing comes close to Google Maps. I am greatful that we still have acess to the web version, but it would be awesome to have the full App experience.
#Lets hope Apple approves this.
19. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5682; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)
it's a possibility. Google has been pretty busy today. o:
20. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
Can't imagine why they would be, Google already knows where to find Burger King :D
21. redmd (Posts: 1018; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
Apple Maps, to put it very lightly, was a flop, So true.
22. apexKBC (Posts: 92; Member since: 10 Dec 2012)
Dear Apple plz say Thanx to Google, otherwise u would have been ilost!!!
23. MeoCao (unregistered)
I actually doubt that Google will put their maps back on iOS before Christmas. I think Google is clever enought to help Android OEMs ncrease sales at this crucial time.
24. amanlife249 (Posts: 6; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Google maps for iphone 5 and iOS 6 is out to download check AppStore
25. Rayvelynn (Posts: 124; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)
Wow just reading an article the other day some Apple users using Apple maps, got stuck in a snake infested desert, smh I hope Apple has a couple of law suits coming there way.