“Google published a new mapping and navigation application for Apple’s iPhone this week,” Eric Zeman reports for InformationWeek. “The app arrives three months after Apple booted Google Maps from iOS 6 over its lack of voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions. Google and Apple were unable to agree on the feature, so Apple dropped Google Maps.”

“Since then, Apple has suffered a lot of embarrassment over its replacement service, called Apple Maps,” Zeman reports. “The new Google Maps for iPhone app includes voice-guided navigation and much, much more. Here are five features of the new Google-developed mapping application that trounce what Apple offers.”

5 ways Google Maps beats Apple Maps:
1. Speed
2. Mass Transit
3. Details
4. Street View
5. Desktop Map Syncing

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