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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iOS 6’

That Larger iPhone Won’t Be Out Until June 2014 [Rumor]

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 have been the subject of rumors and speculation since the beginning of this year. Most seem to think that the former will launch this year, and the latter is being saved for next year. A new report has come in to further back those claims. Jefferies analyst Peter Misek is back on the iPhone …

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Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases

Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, you’ll be prompted with a “Download Now?” dialogue box. From there, you’ll be given the option to download now or …

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Facebook SDK 3.2 For iOS Now Available

It’s been quite a while since Facebook last updated its iOS SDK. The last update came out around the launch of the iPhone 5 to include support for iOS 6. The latest SDK update doesn’t have a major iOS update to piggyback on, but it includes a number of features that iOS developers will surely appreciate. Facebook announced that version …

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BlackBerry 10 Browser Speeds Ahead Of Competition

BlackBerry 10 officially launches at the end of this month. As such, more details about RIM’s hardware and software are starting to leak out. We already got a good look at the Z10 on Tuesday, and now the phone’s browser is being put to the test. Spoilers: It’s fast. In a series of videos from GadgetMasters, a BlackBerry 10 Dev …

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Google Maps May Be Spurring iOS 6 Adoption After All

Apple no doubt suffered some humiliation at the hands of Google this past week. Google finally released their own maps app for iOS, after Apple purged them from the ecosystem with the release of iOS 6 – and it was a huge hit. As you probably remember, Apple replaced Google Maps with their own Apple Maps, an inferior product that …

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Google Maps App Hasn’t Really Made People Flock to iOS 6

Last week, Google finally launched their native maps app for iOS and users rejoiced. Apple Maps, the map product the company introduced with the launch of iOS 6, has been plagued with a variety of issues – most recently being accused of posing a risk to users’ health. The launch of the undeniably superior Google Maps for iPhone was seen …

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Google Maps for iPhone is Good for Apple, Bad for Apple

Yesterday’s launch of Google Maps for iPhone is clearly a win for iPhone users. Apple Maps, despite being rather pretty, failed when it comes to what really matters. Misplaced landmarks, improper directions, life-threatening errors – the problems were frequent and well-documented. Finally, Google has swooped in with their maps product that draws on superior data obtained from years of improving …

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Google Maps for iPhone Arrives as Your Knight in Shining Armor

If you’ve been waiting to be rescued from the evil Apple Maps (and didn’t make a product switch when Tim Cook told you to), you are in luck – as your white knight is here. Google has just launched the all new Google Maps app for iOS. This is the first native iOS maps app from Google since Apple kicked …

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Apple (Partially) Fixes Australian Map Issue

It appears that Apple has made some adjustments to their beleaguered Maps product after it was accused of leading Australian motorists into a prickly situation. Yesterday we told you that local police in Mildura were warning people to be wary of Apple Maps when attempting to navigate to their town, as the directions were a little bit less than ideal. …

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Apple Maps Now Stranding People in the Middle of Nowhere, Australia

UPDATE: Apple has partially fixed the problem. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Yeah yeah, we all know that Apple Maps suck. But apparently the problem is worse than adding a few extra minutes to your commute or getting you lost in an unfamiliar city. According to reports, Apple Maps are stranding motorists in the middle of nowhere without food or water. The news …

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Siri Gets Movie Ticket Purchasing In Upcoming iOS Update

When Apple launched iOS 6, it came with some enhancements to Siri. Amont those enhancements were the ability to get Siri to bring up movie reviews and showtimes. In an update to the operating system, iOS 6.1, Siri will go a step further in the movies department. According to a report from 9to5Mac, which cites developers who are beta testing …

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iOS 6.0.1 Update Coming Soon, Fixes Annoying Glitch

It shouldn’t be long until iOS users receive the first update to the system. According to BGR, their “reliable” Apple sources have confirmed that Apple is in the process of testing the build with various U.S. carriers. That means that we should have the update shipped within the next few weeks. iOS 6.0.1 will first and foremost fix a glitch …

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