When the iPhone first launched,Vintage tubs Apple and Google cooperated to put Google's map data into the Apple-made Maps app that shipped pre-installed on every device. But the relationship between the two companies soured as it became clear that Google would be competing directly against Apple through its Android mobile operating system. When Apple released iOS 6 in September 2012, it introduced a revised version of its Maps app that relied on map data from Apple and its partners instead of Google.Antique bath fixtures
result was poorly received due to map inaccuracies -- so much so that
Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology and two Apple executives lost their
jobs. During Apple's Q1 2013 earnings call, Cook said that the company
will keep making improvements to bring Maps up to its high standards.
Apple appears to be still seeking software engineers to follow through
on Cook's commitment.
Maps for iPhone, by contrast, has been warmly received. Though Google
declined to provide updated download figures, SVP of commerce and local
Jeff Huber previously revealed that the app was downloaded more than 10
million times during its first 48 hours of availability.
Google Maps for iPhone 1.1 brings the English version of the app to seven more countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman,prepreg Qatar,tyre equipments Saudi Arabia and UAE.Auto Accessories wholesalers It also provides the user with a choice of measurement systems: miles or kilometers.
with the updated app may also be a bit more efficient in certain
circumstances. Google has added several new search icons to its nearby
places menu bar, which sits just below the search bar. This allows users
to conduct local searches for things like cafes, restaurants, bars and
gas stations with a single tap. Additional tap-to-search place icons can
be revealed with an additional tap: post offices, hotels, grocery
stores, pharmacies, movie theaters, malls, hospitals, ATMs and
declined to say whether it is working on a version of Google Maps
specifically for the iPad. "Our goal is to make Google Maps available to
everyone who wants to use it, regardless of device," a company
spokeswoman said in an email. "We don't have any specific plans to share
at this time."