Apple Discards Google Maps in iOS 5

Apple has downplayed Google by overlooking at latter’s map utility. Apple’s new iOS 5’s legal information indicates that they are partnering with maps vendors in US for boosting the capabilities of their Maps app in a seamless manner. If you have noticed there is no Google Maps application for iPhone, iPod or iPad available on the App store. Instead all the devices have Apple’s native map application, Maps, installed. The to-be launched iOS devices are expected to have better maps functionalities. Google maps have evolved as the cutting edge mapping service amongst the league of users in just about no time at all.

The Maps application from Apple is lagging in terms on user interface and smarter on-screen options. It will be interesting to note as to when the new version of the maps utility will be released by Apple. The loop holes in the existing application are expected to be covered in the new app.

Apple has been acting smart by downplaying upon all competitors one by one. Earlier to the Google story, Apple gave thumbs down to Flash support after releasing maiden version of iPad in 2010. The situation continued and it tool head on with Facebook by providing Twitter integration as part of their iOS 5 release. Facebook has emerged as the global social giant and expected to go public in 2012.

The native mapping solution of Apple is expected to be scaled up in a manner so as to boost the brand image of the application vis-à-vis Google Maps. Those who have enjoyed Google Maps on their PC’s might cherish Maps application on iOS devices if it is streamlined as per the end users requirements. Going by Apple’s reputation in this segment it is anticipated that their new application will be of high scale by far.

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