Source: The Wall Street Journal
quote: You are wrong, but I won't tell you why.
quote: Just Tell Me Which One Wins!It’s not that simple. There are big problems with Apple Maps: poor quality satellite imagery--McKinlay calls the images of London “dark and washed out”--plus those intrusive overlays in hybrid view, plus search that feels like it’s alpha at best, and what you have is a very difficult decision between two seriously imperfect frameworks. And it matters which one you pick, because it matters to users: Miss on a crucial geo-feature and people are going to stop using your app. When it first launched, Apple Maps was the reason I almost left the iPhone all together.
quote: google's ad revenue is targeted and is what all advertising will eventually become. people will eventually get over the fact that you are not in danger of identity theft if the coffee sellers know that you buy two coffees at 1 and 3 pm at different starbucks each day. or that you drive from home to work and sometimes to a strip club mon-fri. or even that you sometimes shop for ky jelly on amazon.
quote: if those really are the two things the two companies want out of mobile devices, then apple is lagging behind with the rest of the world.
quote: i didnt read the second half of your post because it seemed like you had to quote things to make them plausible.