Apple maps - poll

rate you experience with Apple Maps

  • good - Don't have any issues and don't miss google maps at all

    Votes: 161 37.4%
  • fine - - finds most of the locations all the time

    Votes: 126 29.2%
  • not very good - finds some locations, but misses most

    Votes: 96 22.3%
  • horrible - maps wrong all the time

    Votes: 48 11.1%

  • Total voters
    431

twowinns

macrumors member
Jun 10, 2010
92
8
McKinney, Texas
I've used it 4 times since the 21st, and had only one minor error (placed the destination about 100 yards away from actual location). Otherwise, it works perfectly. I like it much better than the Google Map app.
 

paulrbeers

macrumors 68040
Dec 17, 2009
3,960
120
I've used it a handful of times since iOS 6 was released. It hasn't "steered" me wrong yet. I haven't even tried the 3D maps, so I can't speak to that. Just the regular turn by turn. Now I will say that I am in the USA and all of my travels were to places that have existed for a long time. I haven't tried any of the new development in town....
 

KdParker

macrumors 601
Original poster
Oct 1, 2010
4,791
992
Everywhere
I've used it 4 times since the 21st, and had only one minor error (placed the destination about 100 yards away from actual location). Otherwise, it works perfectly. I like it much better than the Google Map app.
Same experience for me too. Posted poll to guage where most people fall.
 

michaelz

macrumors 6502
Apr 12, 2010
251
16
LA
The program of iOS Map is the best on iPhone, smooth zooming, clean interface, traffic info. Their data may not be the most completed and updated for few users, but the app itself is the best.
 

spades1412

macrumors 6502
Jun 12, 2009
432
37
The Maps app has worked fine for me so far. I have only used it for navigation once just to test it out and it did fine for me. I've gotten the most use out of it with the Find my Friends app to keep track of my son and so far it has been spot on.
 

Jmacman78

macrumors 6502
Jan 7, 2007
390
103
Northwest, CT
I know it's not as good as Google maps, and it does have it's issues, however I personally have not run into anything too odd or problematic.
 

WRP

macrumors 6502a
Jul 20, 2011
510
2
Boston
Being in Boston it works pretty good and the 3D is awesome. I am missing the lack of public transportation directions. Not as good as the old app but I can't say it is the end of the world people are making it out to be. Maybe it's because of my location though.
 

LouieSamman

macrumors 6502a
Jul 23, 2008
910
9
Orlando, Florida
Considering more people saying it good, the maps app is fine. There are just some faults in certain areas but that will be patched and worked on. Overall I love the UI and never had a problem with Apple's Map...yet
 
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gmanist1000

macrumors 68030
Sep 22, 2009
2,649
185
Finally a poll. So many people complaining about it on the forums, lets see the real results from a straight up poll.
 

DDustiNN

macrumors 68000
Jan 27, 2011
1,993
814
I don't like your poll options.

The new Maps has worked fine for me so far, but I do miss Google as the back-end mapping system ;)
 

boomhower

macrumors 68000
Oct 21, 2011
1,559
50
It's not very good but I'm fine with it. It's going to take some time for it to be on par with Google Maps, they didn't get the way they are overnight.
 

LordQ

Suspended
Sep 22, 2012
3,582
5,623
The UI is awesome, I love it.

The problem is, they are very incomplete in Mexico, VERY.
 

robdam1001

macrumors 6502a
Sep 23, 2008
998
2
100% perfect for me here in CT/USA. I've used it a handful of times via Siri. Love it! I may ditch my Navigon app for this.
 

mdawid

macrumors regular
Mar 14, 2011
184
59
Maps couldn't even give me correct directions from a local pizza shop to my home which is less than 2 miles away. It wanted me to make a right on my street rather than a left.
 

cynics

macrumors G4
Jan 8, 2012
11,334
1,709
Its OK IMO. I live in the US and its let me down a few times in major cities (Baltimore, NYC and Vegas) but its worked properly more then its let me down. My only gripe is lack of POI's because sometimes I like to just see what's around or on my route. Thankfully I don't have a huge need for public transit.

I think the app itself is kind of featureless but it gets the job done.
 

KdParker

macrumors 601
Original poster
Oct 1, 2010
4,791
992
Everywhere
Its OK IMO. I live in the US and its let me down a few times in major cities (Baltimore, NYC and Vegas) but its worked properly more then its let me down. My only gripe is lack of POI's because sometimes I like to just see what's around or on my route. Thankfully I don't have a huge need for public transit.

I think the app itself is kind of featureless but it gets the job done.
Agreed. Just have to wait and see, but this does seem to be getting better.