Is the New Google Maps App a Wooden Stick in Apple’s Heart?

I must say, it has been a long while since I was wowed by a mobile application as much as I’ve been by the new Google Maps.

Or have I? Could it be the vacuum created by Apple, digging its own map-grave, pulling TomTom in with him? Or is it truly something intrinsic to the Google Maps app? Regardless, with Maps, Google one upped Apple again. The recent flurry of articles touting Apple’s loss of edge and capacity to innovate might not be that far off, at least for now.

If you are still doubting the mobile take over, Google becoming THE king of mobile development should give you a hint. If Google is, to you, any yardstick in the technology world. But take a look at the app rather and let me in the comments what you think. The irony is that some are seriously wondering whether the app’s iOS version turned out better than its Android counterpart.

Google-Maps-Welcome-Screen

 

A Slick Welcome & TOS screen

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