10 fails found in Apple Maps

10 fails found in Apple Maps
It looks like iPhone and iPad owners aren't happy with the new Apple Maps, which replaces Google Maps in iOS 6. We cannot blame them, given the number of flaws that have been exposed already, such as the inaccurate or incomplete information and poorer imaging data when compared to Google's alternative. 

To no surprise, the app has been getting tons of negative reviews across the interwebs, despite looking flashy with its 3D renderings of major cities. 

But while some imperfections in Apple Maps can be ignored, others cannot be overlooked that easily. In fact, some of them are well worthy of a FAIL label, such as the ones we are sharing with you today. Do you know of a flaw that we should have included on our list of 10 Apple Maps fails? Then just let us know by dropping a comment below and we will surely check it out!



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149 Comments

1. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

key word here is FAIL !!!

17. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Anyone living close to the destination the Apple map spots? Can you see if there is any 'apple' tree somewhere around the spot. :D

20. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Explains the comment perfectly.

38. buccob

Posts: 2949; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Yeah... talk about Apple who does not deliver unfinished-buggy products... right They don't even have the decency like Google of putting a "beta" in the title

73. matt1q2aw3

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 30, 2011

Its because they are holding the phone wrong.

100. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

^^^^^^ hahahah^^^^^^

108. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

I actually really like the iPhone 5, but this isn't a very good thing for Apple. :/ Hope they fix this.

123. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

This is horrible, like the article says, some errors are understandable but these are big issues that cannot be overlooked.

2. Daniel.95

Posts: 89; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

Lol i recommend apple to come and use Nokia Maps

128. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

I foresee that the improvements will come to iPhone 5S, which they will claim as a major innovation for the next iPhone. Classic Apple.

130. B3BLW29

Posts: 238; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Or Steve jobs will rise from his grave and say you are not using it correctly.

3. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Apple users are getting even more lost

117. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

lol that was great.

129. CellieCell

Posts: 148; Member since: Apr 14, 2010

I could already see it now, reports saying people had driven off cliffs and into lakes and blaming it on they're iPhone! "my iPhone told me to drive there so I did"

4. Nookie4u

Posts: 133; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Now number 2: thats just plain ugly.

139. whysoserious

Posts: 318; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

iRay S. where are you now? Your beloved iOS needs you to defend it from this epic failure! For all the people here in PA, you are the only one who truly understands the greatness of iOS 6. Please enlighten us with your fanboyish and biased wisdom and tell us that this is not true!!!

5. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

apple shouldhv licenced nokia maps just like amazon, but then again apple fans will still believe that apple maps are best

9. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

oh, look we did have same idea HAHAHAHA sorry for commenting same thing, didn't saw your post earlier. :))

14. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

and i should say sorry to daniel.95 lol

26. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

hahaha. Add me up on that one! :))

25. JC557

Posts: 1917; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Apple should have made sure their replacement was mature enough before cutting ties with Google. Now they've left their users with an incomplete system.

47. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

incomplete it should not have passed alpha testing forget about Closed beta and open Beta tests

70. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Disagree.... I now see more users flocking back to using Google Maps after giving this a try; even though it Gmaps is no longer intergrated.

6. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

Google maps. Oh sorry too soon?

7. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA nice try apple, you should have tried Nokia Maps like amazon did after ditching google maps. :))

8. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

"Ahh, i wonder how Apple would do that, with their superior, meticulous, almost religious devotion to perfection!"

11. techspace

Posts: 1037; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

downloading google earth from the app store should solve this problem.....apple may take some time to fix these bugs and add new features/

12. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

In Manchester, England it labels an area the Gay Village. I've got no issue with that as that's what the area is called, but (as far as I'm aware) it's not an official name for the area it's just what people call that area. Are maps allowed to label areas by what local residents call them or should they go by their official names?

118. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

In that case it's time to rename cupertino to "Baristaville"

13. Wolvan

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

#5 on the list. Its not the "Sears" tower anymore anyway! Its now the "Willis" tower, not that anybody calls it that.

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