How Bad is Apple Maps? Bad Enough to Become an Internet Punchline
It’s been a week given Apple’s iOS 6 has been released to a masses, and a one vivid critique everybody seems to determine on is that a Apple Maps app is terrible. It’s nowhere nearby as strong as Google Maps (which is what Apple Maps is replacing), and many users, generally those who live in a mid-sized city or some-more farming areas, are frustrated. Even yet Apple has positive users that Maps “will get better” (I design them rising their really possess “It Gets Better” debate to assuage distraught Apple fans), Maps has fast turn an Internet punchline as memes and jokes continue to cocktail adult during Apple’s expense.
Below is a representation of a comical jokes centered around how bad Apple Maps is right now:
“iOS 6 maps taught me that there’s a lot of broccoli in New York. Thanks, Apple.” (via reddit)
A turn on a “So and so walks into a bar” fun (via reddit):
The countenance “Get lost!” has taken on a verbatim definition now:
A tongue-in-cheek comparison of Google Maps vs. Apple Maps regulating a pre- and post-restoration of a “ecce homo” fresco in Spain (in that an aged lady attempted to “restore” it herself and finished adult ruining it):
It’s a expel of a now-defunct TV uncover Lost, in box we didn’t a joke:
This perspective of an airfield doesn’t even need a joke–the map itself is hilarious:
Other humorous Apple Maps references:
- Even a London Underground is creation fun of a app
- Jeremy Johnstone thinks Steve Jobs’ quote about doing LSD ties into a stream demeanour and feel of Apple Maps utterly well
- There’s an whole Tumblr dedicated to “The Amazing iOS 6 Maps” that contains countless images of rootless streets, unnoticed monuments, destinations in a middle of nowhere, and some-more fudged adult map features
Even a Apple Maps app idol took some criticism, with one reddit user noting “It looks like a Apple Maps idol is instructing me to expostulate off an overpass onto a widespread below”:
Honestly, Apple Maps is such a disturbance that we can’t assistance yet giggle about it. Their app is substantially removing some-more courtesy now in a “ghetto” state than it would be if it were as good as Google Maps, so even yet Apple is now a boundary of many jokes, we can’t assistance yet consternation if they’re happy with a attention, anyway. As a aged observant goes, “There’s no such thing as bad press.”
Are we shouting with a rest of a Internet during how gloriously awful Apple Maps is?