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Submission + - iPhone users defend iOS 6 Maps, wonder what the supposed problem is. (beatweek.com)

billpalmer writes: "If you believe the tech headlines, Apples new iPhone Maps app in iOS 6 is the worst thing to ever happen to the platform, and it’s so inaccurate you can’t rely on it to accurately navigate you from your couch to your own kitchen. It’s not safe to buy the new iPhone 5, they claim, nor is it advisable to update your existing iPhone, they say. But real world iPhone users paint a very different picture: the new Maps app is a vast improvement over the old Google Maps-based app in terms of functionality, look and feel, and ease of use. I checked in with some typical iPhone users for feedback on iOS 6 Maps, and here’s a sampling of what I received:"

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