Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »
Mobile mapping diverges with Apple and Google
September 25th, 2012 by Susan Smith
Apple’s iPhone 5 maps aren’t anywhere near as good as Google’s Maps, according to an article in ZDNet, but it doesn’t seem to matter because the two companies needed to separate since they are competitors in the mobile mapping market. What may occur however, is that new options might be in the stars.
Mobile operating systems were getting boring and starting to look alike. The news today is that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said the company is not rushing to provide a Google Maps app for the iPhone 5, according to Reuters.
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