Motorola #iLost ad used a fake address to portray Apple Maps as inferior to Google Maps
Making fun of the new Apple Maps is on its way to becoming a national sport. Well, not really, but it seems like everywhere you look on the techie side of the internet there are posts ridiculing the service's shortcomings. That phenomenon was immediately noticed by Motorola, which took things onto the next level and launched its #iLost advertisement (pictured) portraying the new DROID RAZR M as superior to the iPhone 5.
Motorola DROID RAZR M will get its owner to the right location as it is powered by the superior Google Maps. The iPhone 5, on the other hand, will probably give wrong directions, which would get its user lost in the big city. For demonstration's sake, the same address has been typed in both devices' search bars.Basically, the ad suggests that the
The #iLost ad by Motorola
So there you have it. The new Maps application in iOS might not be free of glitches, but it surely isn't as bad as Motorola and Google are portraying it. Still, it's gonna be a while until Apple Maps are good enough to compete with Google's offering.
source: Apple Insider