Apple Is Working “Non-Stop” To Make Its Maps App Better

By

It could be some time before you can rely on Apple's new Maps app.
It could be some time before you can rely on Apple's new Maps app.

During today’s fourth quarter earnings call, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer reassured the press that Apple has “made a number of improvements to Maps in the past months, and will work non-stop until Maps reaches our high standards.” Apple’s new Maps application in iOS 6 came under heavy criticism out of the gate for being buggy and unreliable. Many expected Apple to release a mapping solution that was as good (if not better) than Google Maps, but iOS 6’s Maps still leaves much to be desired.

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently issued a public apology for the Maps app, and Apple is temporarily recommending third-party mapping solutions in the App Store. Google is expected to launch a standalone Maps iOS app within the next few months.

  • Zod Buster

    Trouble is the staff working on it use Apple’s maps to get to work and most of them just end up at a Starbucks.