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Stahler said he had already sampled Apple Maps by downloading iOS 6 for his current iPhone, which he plans to sell via Amazon.com.
"I'm not happy that it doesn't include public transportation," he said of the map app.
'Better With Time'
An Apple spokeswoman did not immediately return our e-mail for comment in time for publication, but earlier Friday the spokeswoman, Trude Muller, said in a statement: "We launched this new map service knowing it is a major initiative and that we are just getting started with it. Maps is a cloud -based solution and the more people use it, the better it will get. We appreciate all of the customer feedback and are working hard to make the customer experience even better."
Parsons noted that since Apple's initial response was that the mapping app will get better over time, "Could there be something more/bigger future plans for the app -- like location based services that are not yet launched?"
Surprisingly, iPhone 5 was not among the top-trending topics in the United States listed by Twitter Friday afternoon. At the top of the list was the promoted topic of Samsung's Galaxy S III.