Business Categories in Apple Maps for iOS7

Now that Apple Maps allows you to suggest categories for business listings, I thought it might be useful to list them here. There are 689 listed categories, but there are several duplicates and for some reason, a number of foreign-language categories like Amtsgericht.  Why does it matter what these categories are?  If in fact, these […]

More Problems To Report in Apple Maps for iOS 7

Apple Maps has improved the “Report a Problem” feature with the release of iOS7 and may have just taken the first step towards making the service more hospitable to businesses. While I have heard very few cases where reporting a problem actually resulted in that problem being resolved, it’s still interesting to see how Apple […]

Apple Maps Is the 10th Most Popular Mobile App in the U.S.

Comscore has released its July 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share report.  According to Comscore Apple Maps is now the 10th most popular mobile app in the U.S. and is reaching about 28% of all smartphone users.  With Apple releasing its new iPhone(s?) later this month and OS Mavericks, its new desktop operating system which […]