Friday, 28 September 2012

[TechRepublic] Apple's Maps apology: Humble, plugs other services, good enough

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Apple's Map apology: Humble, plugs other services, good enough

Apple CEO Tim Cook's apology over iOS 6 Maps covered all the bases: It was humble enough to recommend other services and probably won the company some goodwill. No word on when iOS 6 will be up to snuff though. Read more

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