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    Posted: Dec/10/2012 at 9:47am

Apple recognized a few months ago that its iOS map app was so inefficient that it encouraged use of competing apps. Now police in Australia are suggesting that such a move might save the lives of motorists Down Under.

Police in Victoria, Australia, issued a warning Monday discouraging iPhone users from relying on Apple's map app after rescuing several people who became stranded in recent weeks in the wilderness following the app's directions -- some who were stranded 24 hours without adequate food and water.


http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57558151-37/australia-police-discourage-use-of-apple-maps-app-after-rescues/

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How's that for a walled garden. Looks like there's a breach in that wall.
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Apple piecemeal products. 

Use this, don't use that, 

can't you read the sign?
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I may be the only person that has never experienced an issue with Apple Maps.  
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That stupid app cost me 20 minutes on my last trip. 

Glad there was no chance I would end up in the Australian Outback.
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