The Guardian weports that now that Apple maps it turned out to be popular with the iPhone or iPad users Google has taken a beating in app popularity. Google has reportedly lost about 23 million mobile users in the US as a result of the change. One of the major reasons that Apple decided to launch its own maps rather than rely on Google was because Google refused to give Apple users access to voice driven turn-by-turn maps navigation.
At its peak popularity in September of 2012, Google Maps had 81 million users according to ComScore. Now year after Apple Maps has been available Apple boasts 35 million users. Google Maps has 58.7 million users across both the iPhone and Android platform.
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