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Google upgrades Android maps as Apple battle looms

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With iOS 6, my iPhone will get rid of the last trace of Google. Not going to be missed.

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Going to be missed here. A lot.

At least for Japan (and judging from the latest beta), iOS 6's new maps app is hugely inferior to Google maps: less detailed, public transportation directions don't work at all and no more street view.

Looks like I'll be stuck with Google's browser-based maps for a while after upgrading my personal phone ...

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Looks like I'll be stuck with Google's browser-based maps for a while after upgrading my personal phone ...

I'm sure Google will release a Maps app for iOS 6. Just means you'll have to download it from iTunes since it won't be on the home screen anymore. That is, if Apple doesn't block it for some made-up reasons.

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