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Apple's iOS 6 Map Fail: Distorting Reality
Pearson Airport gets a lumpy makeover

 Image via The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

Amid the iPhone 5 pandemonium, this week, Apple released iOS 6, the newest operating system for iPhone, featuring a Google-alternative approach to mapping. This Apple-made mapping application, which frequently returns warped aerial images, incorrect results and has even labeled a shopping centre as a hospital, has received some not-so-pleasant reviews and comparisons.

 Image via The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

A tumblr blog, dedicated to iOS 6 map failures, compared iOS maps and Google maps to the Jesus painting alteration mishap earlier this year.

Image via The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

In a local fail, iOS 6 maps gave Pearson International Airport a lumpy makeover.

Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller, tells the New York Times that because the mapping feature is cloud-based, it will improve as more people use it.

Apple is also being scrutinized this week for not yet selling adaptors to connect their new chargers to old accessories

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Mollie Paige is an intern working at the Toronto Standard. You can follow her on twitter @MolliePB

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