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Tuesday, 25 September 2012 11:38

Google Maps not coming to iPhone 5

Written by Peter Scott



Twisted bridges and ghost airports are here to stay


Bad news for iPhone lovers. Google is not planning to provide a Google Maps app for the iPhone 5, or should we say for iOS 6.

Apple’s alternative maps app, which seems to have been designed by a crack team of colourblind moles with no sense of direction, has already marred the iPhone 5/iOS 6 rollout and even Apple’s loyal fans are up in arms over the flop.

However, Google thinks it can make Apple change its mind by simply refusing to provide an alternative to Cupertino’s app.

"We think it would have been better if they had kept ours. But what do I know?" Google CEO Eric Schmidt told reporters in Tokyo. "What were we going to do, force them not to change their mind? It's their call."

So either Apple lets Google back in its walled garden of delights, or Apple users get stuck with a horrid maps app. We would bet on the latter.

More here.


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