Apple pushes out first improvements to Maps, restores NYC landmarks

Apple Maps Fixed Brooklyn Bridge

Apple has begun correcting the many inaccuracies and visual anomalies found in its new Maps app. Reports indicate that several of the most glaring mistakes — satellite images showing a distorted Brooklyn Bridge and missing Statue of Liberty among them — have quietly been fixed today. Just one week ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued a public apology to customers for delivering a Maps application he said “fell short” of the company’s penchant for producing first-rate software. Cook said Apple would be working “non-stop” to improve the user experience; today’s updates are the first discernable changes we’ve seen since the launch of iOS 6.

Plenty of outstanding issues remain, however, with international territories in particular affected by…

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