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Old 09-21-2012, 01:07 AM   #1
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The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

Here's a cool Tumblr blog about Apple's new mapping service with plenty of pics.

Gothenburg has vanished from the planet, Berlin is now in Antarctica, and some alien force has flattened a huge section of London.

The Amazing iOS 6 Maps
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Old 09-21-2012, 01:14 AM   #2
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The London Underground is doing its part during this crisis

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Old 09-21-2012, 01:33 AM   #3
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What a disaster apple has done of this "jewel" of iOS6.

I believe this applies to Apple:
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Old 09-21-2012, 07:19 AM   #4
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That is absolutely hilarious!
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:15 AM   #5
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I'm reading through the blog now, and found this example:


For once, Apple seems to be more up-to-date than google*.

*) I say "seem to be" because I haven't been able to reproduce that result myself. I could easily be photoshopped
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Old 09-21-2012, 06:06 PM   #6
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Norway1456 that was done by an elderly parishioner because she was upset how it had deteriated. more here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19349921

as a follow up she is now wanting royalties because people are flocking to see it http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19674622
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:42 AM   #7
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Yes, it has been on the news here in Norway as well. What I ment was that it looks like, for once, the search results in apple maps is more updated than the results from google maps. After all, the "restored" version in apples search is newer than the results from google.

What I ment with photoshopping was that the images could be inserted in the screenshot with photoshop. It sounds a bit strange that a map service should display paintings, but why not? Other tourist attractions are displayed in the map service. I still run iOS 3.2 i tink, so I cannot verify that the search results are actually genuine.
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Old 09-22-2012, 06:54 AM   #8
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*) I say "seem to be" because I haven't been able to reproduce that result myself. I could easily be photoshopped
This is photoshopped and it's done from Spain, I can say for certain
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Old 09-22-2012, 09:03 AM   #9
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Here's a cool Tumblr blog about Apple's new mapping service with plenty of pics.

Gothenburg has vanished from the planet, Berlin is now in Antarctica, and some alien force has flattened a huge section of London.

The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

Funny! It should be The Funny Shocking iOS 6 Maps!
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:58 PM   #10
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Yes, it has been on the news here in Norway as well. What I ment was that it looks like, for once, the search results in apple maps is more updated than the results from google maps. After all, the "restored" version in apples search is newer than the results from google.

What I ment with photoshopping was that the images could be inserted in the screenshot with photoshop. It sounds a bit strange that a map service should display paintings, but why not? Other tourist attractions are displayed in the map service. I still run iOS 3.2 i tink, so I cannot verify that the search results are actually genuine.
Ahh i see what you mean.
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:13 PM   #11
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:16 PM   #12
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Apparently Mr. Magoo is the designer for the new iOS 6 maps!



What happened Apple? usually when you steal an idea from another company you make it at least look better!
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They actually make it worst!
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You can still use Google Maps from the web browser if you prefer it. Just add it as a "web app" to your homepage.
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