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Why Apple included Maps in Mavericks

In a world where Google maps lives on every browser on every platform, did Apple really need to migrate the Maps app to Mavericks? Here are a few reasons why doing so made sense.

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as a Chinese province

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.

Get to know OS X Mavericks: Maps

A desktop version of Apple's Maps app is now available in Mavericks. Here's how it works.

Get to know iOS 7: Maps

Senior editor Dan Moren takes a walk and a drive with Maps for iOS 7.

Get to Know iOS 7: Maps

After a major overhaul in iOS 6, Maps sees more modest changes this time around. Here's what's new with iOS 7's built-in map application.

Mac Gems: Google Earth a fun way to see the world through your Mac

Google Earth is a valuable tool for researching the world's wonders.

Apple acquires Embark, another public-transit app developer

Embark is a Silicon Valley-based company that makes public transit apps for iOS and Android. Well, it used to make apps for Android; now it belongs to Apple.

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Review: Liven up your vacation memories with free Animaps

Maps help you plan a journey or illustrate one already taken. Animaps enables you to make those maps more interactive and fun, using the power of Google Maps.

on pcworld.com

Google gets the best of Waze with latest Maps update—and vice versa

After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.

on techhive.com

Dr. Who, Google Maps

Explore the TARDIS via this amazing "Doctor Who" Google Maps easter egg

Ah, Google Developers, never get too busy to keep adding in things like this.

on techhive.com