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so because of this, apple maps is somehow superior?

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No, Apple Maps are terrible but Motorola faked an address to make Google maps look better, which they didn't have to do because everyone knows it is lol
    
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It's a funny jab, but it sucks that the misinformed will blow this out of proportion.
 
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If I post a fake address on a real street it sends me to where that address would be. How is that faking something?
Edited by duox - 9/29/12 at 8:42am
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If I post a fake address on a real street it sends me to where that address would be. How is that faking something?

False advertising. Which is actually illegal, or at lease illegal in Europe.
    
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If I post a fake address on a real street it sends me to where that address would be. How is that faking something?

False advertising. Which is actually illegal, or at lease illegal in Europe.
No. House numbers are based on something different in the US. dunno what it is.
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No.

Yes, it really is. It's illegal to have fake information in adverts, unless it says it's fake somewhere in the advert which Motorola didn't do. A fake address is fake information.
    
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Is it fake or just incorrect?
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No.

Yes, it really is. It's illegal to have fake information in adverts, unless it says it's fake somewhere in the advert which Motorola didn't do. A fake address is fake information.
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False advertising. Which is actually illegal, or at lease illegal in Europe.

But if a building was there that would be the address, like in so e cities if a building is large the next street number will go from say adress being 12 to 16, because the addresses exist wether a building is there or not. The address is there building or not, there just is no mailing address.
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Again, it is hypocritical to complain if you are an Apple fan, but reading the comments there I can see why no one is smart enough to care.
It's not hypocritical.
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And both you and the article conveniently neglect the fact that a tourist isn't necessarily going to know which borough they are in.
That's a valid point, they might not know that.
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If the person knows the location enough to know the address is a park (which still is WRONG to not know) then clearly they don't need to be using Apple Maps.
Yes I suppose if you were going to go to that park, Google Maps would pull the correct result up and Apple Maps would take you to Brooklyn. But if you know the location, you could simply search for it in Manhattan.

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I'm off for the night.
Unless one complained and whined about the Apple ads, then it is hypocritical to do so now.
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