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September 25, 2012

Consumer Reports Weighs In On Apple's Map-Fiasco. Calls New Maps "Disappointing"

Apple Maps: iOS 5 vs iOS 6

As if things couldn't get much worse for Apple's much maligned new maps, Consumer Reports has come out with an official assessment:

"Maps feels like a fresh, new product that has much maturing to do before it can rival paid ($20-$40) apps from leading navigation companies, such as Garmin, Navigon, and TomTom." It seems Apple's decision to stop using Google Maps hasn't gone as smoothly as they'd hoped.

You can read the full report at Consumer Reports. While you're waiting for Apple to improve Maps, we suggest using Garmin, TomTom, or Magellan's navigation Apps instead.