There may be some weirdness occurring with Apple Maps in Australia proper now.
As reported by MacRumors, a number of customers on Twitter have posted complaints concerning the service, saying that it’s itemizing folks’s private addresses as the situation of a enterprise, taking Apple Maps drivers into residential areas reasonably than to the enterprise they’re making an attempt to find. In keeping with the report, the mapping service is itemizing a enterprise proprietor’s private tackle reasonably than the tackle of their precise enterprise location.
Some customers consider Apple could have bulk imported a foul or misunderstood set of knowledge into Apple Maps, inflicting the difficulty.
There are a protracted checklist of complaints on Twitter concerning the errors that Australians have skilled, with eating places, hospitals, pharmacies, and extra listed within the fallacious place. Twitter customers John Cleary and Russell Ivanovic recommend that Apple has imported an Australian enterprise database that lists the locations that companies are registered to, which is often the enterprise proprietor’s house tackle.
Not less than one enterprise proprietor confirmed that Apple Maps is itemizing their private tackle as the situation of their precise enterprise.
The lengthy checklist of Twitter complaints recommend that this downside has existed in Australia for fairly a while, and a minimum of one particular person confirmed that he had a enterprise listed as situated at his house tackle. A few of the Twitter customers have reported the errors, however Apple has but to handle the issue for Australians who’re being misdirected.
Apple Maps has constantly been an uphill battle for the corporate, particularly because it contends with Google Maps. The service made an infinite leap when Apple rolled out its personal map for the app which enabled new options like Look Round, biking instructions, and simply higher instructions general.
Hopefully, Apple will determine and repair the information points so folks in Australia can discover the companies they’d like to go to with out having to jump over to Google Maps.