Apple faces bumpy road with new maps app

Apple struggled to deal with an uproar after replacing the Google Maps application on its new iPhone 5 with a home-grown version that users have reportedly found riddled with errors and omissions. Apple added the app to its newly released iOS 6 software as well. Nokia has moved to exploit the situation by touting its popular digital mapping platform on its website, and Google issued an update to its Android-based app. Google also said that it plans to offer a Google Maps app for iOS 6, but it did not provide a time frame.

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