Tag: navigation

  • Google Maps’ alternate route suggestions

    “Hey, here’s a slower, less direct route!”

  • Apple Maps & the long road back

    Apple Maps & the long road back

    I had planned to write a short piece ridiculing iOS’s default mapping app. The title? “Rural iPhone users should avoid Apple Maps.” I assumed that Apple couldn’t match Google’s ability to collect and crunch location data. Google Maps (I was certain) was superior—boasting faster routes, newer maps, and more accurate business listings. I’d even identified…