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Find My iPhone update brings direction support

Apple's added direction support to Find My iPhone, letting users plot the best route to their misplaced iOS device.

Australian police warn against using Apple Maps application

Australian police are warning people not to rely on Apple's new mobile mapping application after several motorists ended up in a semi-arid national park where temperatures can reach 115F (46C) and there is no water supply.

Hands on with Nokia's Here Maps for iOS

Nokia’s new Here Maps for iPhone and iPad launched in the App Store Monday, the latest offering in the flood of navigation apps trying to take advantage of widespread dissatisfaction with Apple’s new native Maps app that, in iOS 6, replaced Google as the map provider.

Remains of the Day: Turn, turn, turn

Google gets ready to turn over a new leaf with Maps for iOS, Apple may be the only tech company legally able to bring you page turners, and Nintendo turns to iOS apps with in-app purchase.

Google Maps usage in China plummets with Apple iOS upgrade

Google's mobile maps product saw its market share in China decline by close to 50 percent in the third quarter due to Apple switching to its own maps product for its iOS 6 upgrade, according to a Beijing-based research firm.

Remains of the Day: Two hands and a map

Google's working on an iOS Maps app that may never see the light of day, Apple may soon let Siri buy your movie tickets, and Steve Jobs gets fully posable.

Location-sharing improvements highlight updated Waze traffic app

Version 3.5 of Waze offers enhanced location-sharing features that let you organize group meetings, pick-up friends, and inform your family of when you'll be home. The crowd-sourced navigation app runs on iOS and Android devices.

Remains of the Day: Stuffed up

iPod touch benchmarks are nothing to sneeze at, nobody coughs up enough money for a vintage Apple computer, and Taiwan and Apple hit a hiccup over map imagery.

Remains of the Day: All uphill from here

Consumer Reports gives the iPhone 5 the thumbs up, Apple's upping Maps's 3D coverage, and buying a new MacBook gives you an up-to-date iPhone 5 dock.

Google Maps Street View now available in Safari on iOS

If iOS 6 Maps app has left you longing for Street View, we have some good news from Google.

Consumer Reports pits Apple's mapping system against Google Maps

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Consumer Reports compares Apple and Google's mapping programs (from iOS 6 and Android 4.0, respectively) while in New York City.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: We're 'extremely sorry' for iOS 6 Maps frustration

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday posted a public letter addressing the ongoing iOS 6 Maps brouhaha.

Hands on with updated Find My Friends and Find My iPhone

As part of Apple's release day onslaught, its two location-based iOS apps have been updated--and what nice updates they are.