Apple unveils iPhone and iPad Maps app and new Mac laptops
Tue, 06/12/2012 - 02:00 EDT - LA Times
Apple's Maps app for the iPhone and iPad offers aerial, 3-D views of cities users are navigating. The firm also unveils a line of new Mac laptops and software and an updated Siri.SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is mapping a course that it hopes will help it sail past smartphone rival Google.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Google Now is often compared with the Siri voice assistant on Apple’s mobile devices, but its power lies in giving you information you need to know before you have to ask. It works best as a supplement to Siri, rather than a replacement, now that it has expanded from Android devices to iPhones and iPads.