iOS 6 map mess was no big surprise to Apple
Apple demos its new Maps app at the iPhone 5 launch event on September 12.
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After users this week discovered glitches in Apple’s update to its mobile operating system — the first to include the company’s mapping technology instead of Google’s Maps app — the conventional wisdom had it that Apple acted in a very un-Apple-like manner by pushing live an obviously defective product.
On the surface, the episode also made for an intriguing story line: With Steve Jobs, the micromanager par excellence, no longer around to obsess over the smallest detail, might this…
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