In the iOS 9 update has implemented a number of improvements associated with a map service Apple. iPhone, iPad and Mac now automatically display tooltips about the traffic towards frequently visited destinations. Gadgets remember the point at which most often the user, associating them with the recorded contact addresses and uses for useful tips. In addition to the automatic tips Maps now help to use public transport. To improve proprietary service from Apple, it took four years and several million edits.
For anybody not a secret that the first version of Apple Maps which was broadly criticised immediately after launch. Thousands of users complained that because of the poor quality of coverage they could not at first get to the point of destination. However, having failed at launching its own maps, Apple is actively engaged in their full development. In recent years, the company is constantly improving the service, and these efforts are bearing fruit.
“We fixed more than 2.5 million errors in Apple Maps, noted by users of our map service. We removed them and notified the users,” – said in an interview with the Vice-President of Internet services eddy cue.
According to a study The Boston Globe, map service, Apple is now used 3 times more often compared to the nearest competing service for iPhone and iPad. Under the enigmatic “nearest competitor”, obviously referring to Google Maps, which after the initial failure of Apple Maps became the most frequent choice of the majority of users igadzhetov.
At the same time, Google Maps continues to maintain leadership in the global market, and the number of service users twice the audience of Apple Maps. Although, primarily, this is because Google Maps are available as Android and iOS, whereas Apple Maps audience is limited to owners of the company’s gadgets from Cupertino.