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Australian Police Issue Warning After Motorists Get Stranded Following Apple Maps

Australian Police Issue Warning After Motorists Get Stranded Following Apple Maps

Posted December 10, 2012 at 5:17am by iClarified · 16516 views
Australian police have issued a warning to motorists after numerous individuals became stranded by following incorrect directions from Apple Maps.

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.

The Victoria police have asked Apple to fix the mistake; hopefully they do so soon!

Read More [via MacRumors]

Australian Police Issue Warning After Motorists Get Stranded Following Apple MapsAustralian Police Issue Warning After Motorists Get Stranded Following Apple Maps
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Dan - December 10, 2012 at 10:41pm
That's the best way to get rid of dumb fucks! Lol! Apple should disable their phone once they hit those coordinates... Lol
Russell - December 10, 2012 at 7:23pm
Ha Ha! Fuckin' Aussies!
Carlos - December 10, 2012 at 3:56pm
Big Apple's mistake
Carlos - December 10, 2012 at 3:56pm
Big Apple's mistake
Jim - December 10, 2012 at 3:05pm
Ken & Jedediah .. GPS works on GPS Satellite not cell phone tower saame as any dedicated GPS device. An24- I think you will find that Columbus used a sextant and charts to navigate by the stars. It's not funny, if you knew anything about the Australian countryside you would understand it is about the size of the USA with only about 22+ million people. BTW Columbus did not discover Australia, Captain Cook did ( not related to Tim before you smart ass*s start) What is wrong with some of you people???
Audi RS8
Audi RS8 - December 11, 2012 at 12:33am
I agree with u, that's why I have my TomTom & Navigon apps, don't need cell towers to get an address but use the GPS build in with those apps in case I get out of coverage area. I'm apple fun but seriously I'm getting tired of Tim...
An24 - December 10, 2012 at 2:50pm
Some People not smart after all. Sometimes you have to look outside :) Wondering how Columbus discovered new world without navigator or cell phone .Great idea for SNL on Comedy Channel.
Nicko - December 10, 2012 at 1:55pm
Good one Apple! Just so you know there's just under 22.63 Million of us Aussies total and you're trying to kill us off?! I won't stand for this I see a Family guy Monkey *finger pointing*.
Witty Bob
Witty Bob - December 10, 2012 at 1:26pm
"You're not holding it right" LOL
m[o_0]m - December 10, 2012 at 12:51pm
It's called population control. Get rid off the dumb shuts first. Hahaha
Lol - December 10, 2012 at 7:17pm
Speaking of population control, you can't even submit an insulting moronic comment properly. Hahahahaha
Rssell - December 10, 2012 at 11:11am
Ha Ha. Fuckin' Aussies!
Jim - December 10, 2012 at 3:07pm
Rssel .. please vist Australia before you start swearing at us !!
MUKAI - December 10, 2012 at 10:17am
This is the reason why I still keep my 1st gen iphone when I travel. It might not have GPS but google maps is really accurate and better with street view. GOOGLE PLEASE MAKE THE GOOGLE MAPS SOON FOR THE APP STORE.
Copperhead - December 10, 2012 at 10:13am
WHERE THE FUCK IS GOOGLE MAPS... Apple should not or ever be in the got damn map business, seriously... I got lost 6 times because of Apple maps. We want Google Maps NOW...!!
Arsenal - December 10, 2012 at 1:31pm
moon you dirty tramp..probably looking at this forum in a Internet cafe, don't post here again
m[o_0]m - December 10, 2012 at 3:54pm
Hahaha pussy
m[o_0]m - December 10, 2012 at 5:54pm
ArsAnal is a dumb piece of turd.
noway pricy
noway pricy - December 10, 2012 at 10:01am
2 reason I am away from iPhone! 1 Map sucks Google map should come on app store soon! 2 No jailbrake!
Fuckoran jhon
Fuckoran jhon - December 10, 2012 at 8:30am
They are fcuking misleading people same what they are doing with their devices. Lol. This is sooooo fcking funny.
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