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Don't trust Apple Maps: Victoria Police

Victorian police have issued a warning to motorists travelling towards Mildura to put away their iPhones and iPads, and not trust Apple's Maps to navigate.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Australia police discourage use of Apple maps app after rescues

Police say they have rescued a half-dozen motorists in recent weeks who were using the app to navigate to a city only to find themselves stranded in the wilderness of a national park.

By Dec. 9, 2012

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Apple's Australian maps mishap linked to local data

The bad directions that led some travelers to a remote desert instead of a local town has been linked back to a local database.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Find My iPhone, now with navigation

Apple has updated its Find My iPhone tool, adding the navigation smarts of its Maps app to make tracking down your lost phone easier.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Lost on Apple Maps? Samsung has an app for that

Samsung made marketing hay with the Galaxy S3 while the sun beat down on Apple.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Apple Maps gets drivers lost in Australian outback, police warn

Aussie police have had to rescue tourists looking for the town of Mildura, after Apple Maps plotted it 40 miles away in the outback.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Google Maps back on iOS

After a long comedy of errors culminating in the Mildura debacle on Monday, Google Maps has arrived back in the iTunes app store.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Police: Google Maps giving dangerous directions, too

Days after Australian police warn about Apple Maps, they lodge a similar complaint against Google.

By Dec. 12, 2012

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Federal Government to spend 4.5 billion on digital TV?

The Federal Government has denied it could spend up to $4.5 billion on the roll-out of digital television, after announcing the cost of the Mildura switch-off trial this week.

By Jan. 29, 2009

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Regional Victoria gets first digital-only TV

Mildura has become the first region in Australia with digital-only television after the Communications Minister Stephen Conroy performed the analog switch-over this morning.

By Jun. 29, 2010