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Apple’s iPhone 5 Maps Fail

Molly Wood Sep 24, 2012

If someone asks you for directions this week, they may have just updated to iPhone’s new operating system, iOS 6.

Apple‘s attempt at leaving Google maps in the dust has been, in internet slang, an epic fail. There’s already a blog on Tumblr dedicated to showcasing the worst examples–from the misplaced Washington Monument to satellite views that look apocalyptic.

But a rare misstep for Apple is good news for at least one man. Frank Jacobs curates a website featuring strange maps from all over. The Guardian in London had him pick some of his faves, including a map of the U.S. that looks a bit like glowing intestines. What is it charting, you ask? An incredible constellation of McDonalds restaurants, of course.

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