Posted Dec. 11, 2012 at 6:42 a.m.

Premium Lock iSolated! Bad Apple Maps lead drivers into Australian desert

Published: 2012-12-11 06:42:33
Updated: 2012-12-11 06:42:33

Bad directions ... This screen shot taken Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, of an iPhone's Apple mapping application shows the service placing the city of Mildura 70 kilometers (44 miles) away in the Murray Sunset National Park, a desert-like 5,000 square kilometer (1,900 square mile) region with scorching temperatures and virtually no mobile phone reception. Australian police are warning the public that errors in Apple's much-maligned mapping application are leading drivers headed to the southern city to take a potentially "life-threatening" wrong turn into the middle of a remote state park. (AP Photo)

More than two months after Apple's CEO apologized for errors in its Maps service, Australian police say the app is "potentially life threatening" because of the bad directions it has given to the southern city of Mildura....

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