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Apple Receives Criticism for New Maps App

Apple Receives Criticism for new Maps App
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*Guest Post from Simon Drew

When Apple unveiled the beta version of iOS 6 back in the summer, the new Maps app was one of Apple’s proudest additions. Dispensing with Google Maps, the new app promised an impressive 3D flyover mode and turn-by-turn navigation for the first time. But while Apple promised the world back at WWDC it seems that most iPhone owners who have used the new app are less than impressed.

Ungoogling the iPhone
The new app resulted from Apple’s on-going disagreement with Google regarding Android. Apple has been keen to remove the search giant’s presence from its iPhones and iPads including the YouTube and Google Maps apps that have been present since the first iPhone. Apple announced it would not renew its YouTube license and would replace Google Maps with a new app. Continue reading Apple Receives Criticism for New Maps App

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Otterbox iPhone 5 Cases Now Available to Protect Your Jewel-Like Device

Otterbox iPhone 5 casesIt’s here. People across the world are lining up to buy the iPhone 5. And rightly so as there have been major updates to the “jewel-like device” as Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Philip Schiller put it. And how do you protect that magical phone? With one of the new Otterbox iPhone 5 cases of course. I rock the Otterbox and so do millions of others and rightly so because not only are they super protective, they exude style and feel good in the hand. Continue reading Otterbox iPhone 5 Cases Now Available to Protect Your Jewel-Like Device

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iOS 6 Now Available for iPhone

iOS 6 for iPhoneEven though Apple’s Website says iOS 6 is coming soon, the good folks at AppAdvice saw that it was ready to go this morning. They also put together a quick video to recap what’s new, which you can find after the jump. All you really need to know is that there’s a different maps system, no more Google Maps, Siri now understands more languages and can pull scores and stats … great for us NFL fans and now Facebook is integrated throughout iOS.  Continue reading iOS 6 Now Available for iPhone

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