Please stop pretending iOS 13’s Apple Maps update will make anyone ditch Google Maps


Google Maps Vs Apple Maps

Google Maps was just in the news again, this time because people
managed to confirm that
the app will soon be getting the dark mode feature
users have
been eagerly awaiting. Just before that, the app made the rounds on
tech blogs thanks to the arrival of another new feature that people
had been clamoring for:
incognito mode
. What’s most interesting to me personally about
stories surrounding Google Maps is how popular they are. There are
plenty of things that cause traffic spikes on BGR and on other tech
news sites, and stories about Google Maps are definitely among
them. It’s obviously one of the most popular apps in the world, but
it’s just surprising to me how eager people are to learn about new
features coming to Google’s free mapping app. What’s not surprising
to me, however, is that the app’s popularity sometimes drives tech
news sites to go overboard when it comes to coverage.

I came across a perfect example this past weekend when I
stumbled upon a story with the headline “This
Apple Maps update might be what finally pulls people away from
Google Maps
.”


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Please stop pretending iOS 13’s Apple Maps update will make
anyone ditch Google Maps
originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 10 Oct 2019 at 08:17:42 EDT.
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Please stop pretending iOS 13’s Apple Maps update will make anyone ditch Google Maps