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The drive onto the Manhattan bridge is a bumpy one.

If you felt out of sorts yesterday, it may have been the mobile navigation world getting turned on its head – or just a case of the Mondays. At least in my part of the world, I was shocked and awed when Google Maps led me astray and Apple Maps came to the rescue.

I have an iPhone 4S, and life as an iPhoner was peachy until the iOS 6 update. I don’t use 3D mapping, so I’m not bothered if Apple Maps depicts a bridge in Europe melting into the Abyss. However, the lack of subway stations is frustrating. And I was annoyed when the GPS had me doing U-turn donuts in Brooklyn.

I had a client meeting in Westhampton. With the Brooklyn snafu fresh in my mind, I went old school and printed directions from Google Maps. The sheet of printer paper sat loyally in the passenger seat and guided me to the hamlet of Westhampton. Continue reading

TeleNav surveyed over 600 men and women to find out their differences when it comes to driving. Let’s see how we compare to what popular opinion says. (click to enlarge)

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Who is a better driver?
Men and women disagree on who’s the better driver, though 85% of men think they rule compared to only 57% of women who claim the wheel as theirs.

CM and I both agree that I’m the better driver. I handle all of the driving around the city and the extreme lunacy that comes with it.

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