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13/12/2012 by

Jobs Swore To Destroy Android? Google Maps Is Back On iPhone

Steve Jobs claimed Google had stolen key features, and swore to destroy Android. But Google Maps is back on the iPhone. And, it’s better than Apple Maps.

Jobs Swore To Destroy Android But Google Maps Is Back On iPhone

Google Maps is back on the iPhone with Google’s new Maps app. You can download it here. Surprisingly it seems to be for the iPhone only, not for the iPad?

Navigate your world with built-in Google local search, voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. See the video here:

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My Opinion?
I can understand that Steve Jobs was furious, thinking Google stole key features. But to be fully honest? I do feel that Google Maps is much better than Apple Maps.

Google was already very strong on search, mapping, earth and data, but it has also managed to beat Apple Maps in its speed, design, UI and overall aesthetics.

I certainly liked this clever promo:

never get lost in the big apple, use google maps on iphone

What About You?
How do you like Google Maps being back on iPhone? Is Google a threat to Apple on the mobile phone? We’d love to read your opinion in the comments below.

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