Australian Police Warns Apple iOS 6 Maps As A Potentially Life Threatening Issue

After Apple replaced the default Google Maps client on iOS with its own Mapping system, consumers suffered a lot. There were lots of errors throughout Apple Maps around the world. Now, Victoria Police from Australia have warned their people from using Apple Maps and informed people that it has potentially life threatening issue.

Local Police have been called to assist distressed motorists who have become stranded within the Murray-Sunset National Park after following directions on their Apple i-phone.

Tests on the mapping system by police confirm the mapping systems lists Mildura in the middle of the Murray Sunset National Park, approximately 70km away from the actual location of Mildura.

Police are extremely concerned as there is no water supply within the Park and temperatures can reach as high as 46 degrees, making this a potentially life threatening issue.

Some of the motorists located by police have been stranded for up to 24 hours without food or water and have walked long distances through dangerous terrain to get phone reception.

Our readers from Australia should advise their friends and family to check out the awesome Nokia Maps on Lumia Windows Phone devices.

Source: Victoria Police

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