9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps

By Brian Barrett on at

Did you hear? Google Maps is back in the App Store, which means we can finally officially pretend that whole Apple Maps disaster never happened. Still, there are a few things I'm going to miss about Apple Maps.


1. That time it revealed a secret military base in Taiwan.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


2. How it forced Apple to suggest people use Bing with a straight face.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


3. It was the straw that finally broke Scott Forstall's back. So long, leather-bound apps!

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


4. To be honest, I actually prefer the Eiffel Tower this way...

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


5. ...and Las Vegas.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


6. Apple Maps made for some pretty great parodies like this and this and even this.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


7. Motorola somehow managed to make itself look bad when it tried to make fun of Apple.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


8. It proved that literally anything can have fanboys.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps


9. It taught me to never ever ever take Google Maps for granted again.

9 Things I'll Miss About Apple Maps