Apple Maps makes Mad Magazine’s “20 Dumbest” list of 2012

Apple Maps makes Mad Magazine’s “20 Dumbest” list of 2012
It has been a little while since we had a good laugh at the expense of Apple Maps. Thankfully, the creative folks at Mad Magazine decided to take another jab at the iPhone maker as well as take shot or two below the belt.

Apple Maps made the list of the “20 Dumbest People, Events, and Things of 2012” amongst President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Facebook and more. For Apple’s sake, Mad took the route that Apple and CEO Tim Cook took when the company decided to face the music and apologize for Apple Maps by writing up a full-page letter to the faithful followers led astray by the new map program.

We particularly like the confidence instilled by citing "more than a dozen people" that trust the application. The recommendation to try folding maps found at gas stations or sneak a peek at an Android phone brought about a chuckle as well. The final summary of the mock letter lets Apple have it with a wincing remark about being a directionless company in the absence of Steve Jobs.

Apple will find its compass again, as soon as Maps tells the company where to look. Click to zoom-in and enjoy the scorching letter below.

via: CNET


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19 Comments

1. ray77

Posts: 126; Member since: Nov 17, 2012

LOL (((:

11. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

It must be on the top 5.. Im heading Los Angeles intead that F**kng map brings to New York..

14. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool.............

17. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

its no 14 i think, says so on the top left corner. anyway lol

13. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Only Apple Maps? I thought the entire list will be full of Apple products...oh wait they dont have that many products!

2. Yummy

Posts: 117; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

ha thats hilarious!

3. wendygarett unregistered

Oh well, iPhone still awesome tho :)

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31328; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

iPhone 5 awesome, maps...not so awesome. Maps getting better though.

4. josephnero

Posts: 783; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

plz dont feed the troll guyz

5. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

what a signature

7. Danre

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

Atleast Apple Map make it somewhere...... 20 Dumbest list........... Only Dump users use that.

9. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

That was awesome. It made me chortle.

10. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

"Without Steve Jobs around anymore, we can aim a little lower' aahahahah

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

NOW THAT'S HILARIOUS. Gotta thank MAD MAGAZINE putting apple on the dumb list.

15. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

lol to that... but hoping that apple maps will improve though! i mean apple has boatloads of money!!!

16. jeff1434325

Posts: 97; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

oh my,..jeezzz this is so funny!

18. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

yeah apple rocks!

19. Thephonegeek

Posts: 118; Member since: Nov 22, 2012

Being ilost is very annoying. Poor apple fans. LOL.

20. chethan316

Posts: 28; Member since: Nov 07, 2010

This is really funny. Some of the points were a little exaggerated, but had a good laugh. Especially the top, "Cupertino, 2 miles from Austin, Texas" That was hilarious. Oh god, what must the iPhone 5 and other iOS 6 users be going through right now. lol :D

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