Google says it hasn’t submitted a new maps app for iOS yet
Apple is scrambling to appease mobile users amid widespread concerns from iPhone 5 users at both the absence of Google's extremely popular mobile maps app and Apple's apparently underwhelming substitution app. The tech sphere is buzzing with complaints and conjecture from reporters who are speculating as to Apple's continued dominance of the mobile world. However, most industry insiders seem to believe that the kerfuffle has not impacted the sales of Apple's newest phone.
While initial reports indicated that Google might have an updated maps app ready for iOS 6 by the end of the year, a new quote from Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt states that the company, "hasn't done anything yet".
Speculation is circulating as to the industry giants' motives for the move, as maintaining sole control over its extremely popular maps application. Could this be an attempt to transition some of Apple's deeply devoted core audience to Google's Android OS or is Apple simply trying to reduce its dependence on Google's software?
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