Tag Archives: Google Maps

5 third party alternatives to stock iOS apps

Apple has always been known for the simplicity of its products. Often times when trying to make something as simple as possible, you sacrifice functionality. Since the original iPhone released in 2007, stock iOS apps have been very easy to use. Over the years Apple have packed more and more features into its stock apps, but there’s always room for further…

Apple Maps will replace Google on iCloud.com

Those with access to the iCloud Beta site will notice something new when using the “Find My iPhone” feature. While Apple has used Google’s mapping service for their websites in the past, Apple is testing their own maps on the web in iCloud Beta. The new maps are simpler than Google’s offering. With that simplicity, though, comes a web map that loads…

Google Maps for iOS app updated with hints of Google Now

Google’s been on a roll, updating almost all of its apps over the past couple of weeks. Today, it’s Maps’ turn and it’s got an interesting new feature built-in. When you search for and click on an airport, hotel or restaurant, the app shows you any reservation info that you may have for it. From the App Store description: • Comprehensive,…

Apple Maps SDK more developer friendly than Google Maps

Although Apple’s iOS maps application has received more than its fair share of criticism since its launch last fall, it seems as if some are finally warming up to the app. A couple weeks ago, there was even a report in which Apple Maps outperformed both Waze and Google Maps. The most recent story regarding Apple’s mapping app, however, is that…