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