Apples alternatives to Google Maps is a rare flub

Apple’s alternatives to Google Maps is a rare flub

By PETER SVENSSON The Associated Press
Published Sep 20, 2012 06:55PM MDT
New York • With a touch of geek whimsy, Google Maps warns anyone who seeks walking directions to Mordor —the land of evil in “The Lord of the Rings”— to use caution. “One does not simply walk into Mordor,” it says. Apple is finding this week that creating an alternative to Google Maps isn’t a simple walk, either. Apple released an update to its iPhone and iPad operating system on Wednesday that replaces Google Maps with Apple’s own application. Early upgraders are reporting that the new maps are...
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