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9/27/2012
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Larry Seltzer
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How To Get Google Maps Back On Your iPhone

So you've installed iOS 6 or bought an iPhone 5, and Apple Maps is making you miserable? Join the club. While we wait for Google to release a Google Maps app for iOS 6, here's a simple workaround: Put a browser link to Google Maps on the Home page.
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Here's Apple Maps showing the intersection of Market Street and Springfield Avenue in Newark, N.J. Just as an example of what everyone who lives there already knows, the building on the middle left is mislabeled as a U.S. Post Office. It is, in fact, the "old court house"--a very cool building with a great and famous bronze statue of Lincoln out front.

This is the sort of misinformation in Apple Maps that might compel you to use a more tried-and-true map service such as Google Maps.

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