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iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5 iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5
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A new study today shows that iPhone users aren’t as satisfied with iOS 6 as they were with iOS 5. TechCrunch is reporting that mobile research firm On Device has released the results of a survey showing that iPhone customers’ …

Facebook SDK For iOS Updated With iOS 6 Support Facebook SDK For iOS Updated With iOS 6 Support
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Facebook released Facebook SDK 3.1 for iOS last month to help developers get the most out of Facebook integration. Unfortunately, it didn’t have support for iOS 6′s Facebook integration due to it being in beta at the time. Apple made …

As Apple Maps Flounders, MapQuest App Gets Updates As Apple Maps Flounders, MapQuest App Gets Updates
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Though the new Apple Maps app has caused a bit of frustration and laughter, but the software is still usable for everyday purposes. I suspect most of the complaints lobbed at Apple over Maps is part of the shock of …

Steve Wozniak Thinks iOS 6 Maps Aren’t That Bad Steve Wozniak Thinks iOS 6 Maps Aren’t That Bad

The iPhone 5 came out last week, and it brought with it a new Maps app that nobody likes. Many people are comparing it to the antennae problems in the iPhone 4. While Apple is scrambling to fix it, company …

Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet

There have been a lot of rumors and speculation about Google Maps on iOS over the past week or so, but Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has set the record straight in relation to one rumor. Apple is not currently …

Is Apple Restricting Google Chrome For iOS Out Of Spite? Is Apple Restricting Google Chrome For iOS Out Of Spite?
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Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6 has been a constant source of entertainment since its launch. Beyond the laughs, Apple going with their own Maps app underscores a very important point – Apple now sees Google as their main …

Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone Google Maps Seen Running on iOS 6 iPhone

Ever since the release of iOS 6, users have been complaining about the quality of the new Maps app. Apple decided that they could make a maps app just as good (or better) than Google, and replaced Google Maps with …

Google Maps Has 7,100 Employees Working on it Google Maps Has 7,100 Employees Working on it

Instead of allowing Google to implement features, such as turn-by-turn navigation, that Android users have enjoyed for years, Apple instead decided to remove Google Maps from its mobile operating system. To replace it, Apple shopped around and bought its own …

Apple Is Reportedly Recruiting People From Google Maps Apple Is Reportedly Recruiting People From Google Maps

While a few have stuck up for the product, there seems to be a general consensus that Apple Maps is bad. Apple dropped Google Maps with its latest iOS update, opting to go with its own product (which actually draws …

iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map” iOS 6 Maps Got You Down? Foursquare Says They Have “The Perfect Map”
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Although iOS 6 is overwhelmingly popular (Apple announced 100 million upgrades already), one aspect of Apple’s new mobile operating system is leaving a lot to be desired. Apple ditched Google Maps for their own iOS 6 Maps project, and the …

Look At All This Stuff Google Maps Has Launched Since Apple Dropped It Look At All This Stuff Google Maps Has Launched Since Apple Dropped It

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June, the company revealed iOS 6, which replaces Google Maps in the operating system with Apple’s own product. This week, iOS device users got “treated” to Apple’s new product. Suffice it to say, there’s …

Apple is Hiring Software Engineers to Improve the iOS 6 Maps App Apple is Hiring Software Engineers to Improve the iOS 6 Maps App

It’s clear now that Apple screwed up when it gave Google Maps the boot, and now there is evidence that even Apple knows it. Ycombinator forums user hownottowrite pointed out this week that Apple listed six new software engineer positions …

When Will iOS Get Google Maps Back? When Will iOS Get Google Maps Back?
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As many iPhone users are just now finding out, iOS 6 has replaced Google Maps with Apple’s own maps product. Many of these users are unhappy, and don’t have a lot of great things to say about Apple’s Maps. In …

Swiss Federal Railways Accuses Apple Of Copyright Infringement Swiss Federal Railways Accuses Apple Of Copyright Infringement
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Things got a little strange in the copyright world a few weeks ago when Apple sued a grocery store. They claimed that the store was using its iconic logo to trick people into buying groceries instead of iPhones. It was …

Facebook Pushes iOS App Update In Time For iPhone 5 Facebook Pushes iOS App Update In Time For iPhone 5
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Earlier, we told you about the new Facebook For Android update, and the Facebook Messenger for Android update (both of which come with some improvements to the messaging experience). Facebook has also pushed out an update to its iOS app. …

iOS 6 Maps Are Getting A Lot Of Negative Feedback iOS 6 Maps Are Getting A Lot Of Negative Feedback
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When Apple introduced iOS 6, it revealed that it would be going with its own Maps product (which is really a combination of numerous other mapping products) rather than Google Maps. iOS 6 hit iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches this …

OS X Mountain Lion, Like iOS 6, Adds Facebook Integration With New Update OS X Mountain Lion, Like iOS 6, Adds Facebook Integration With New Update

Apple’s big iOS update, iOS 6, is hitting iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches today, but Mac OS X Mountain Lion is also getting an update with version 10.8.2. New Facebook integration is a major component of iOS 6, and now …

iOS 6 Is Now Available For Download iOS 6 Is Now Available For Download
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iOS users can now download the long-awaited iOS 6, which adds over 200 new features to Apple’s operating system. The big ones Apple has been pushing include new Maps, Siri improvements, Facebook integration, shared photos streams, Passbook, FaceTime over cell …

Facebook Working On SDK For iOS Update Facebook Working On SDK For iOS Update

Apple made headlines yesterday with the reveal of the iPhone 5. They didn’t make mention of it during the conference, but the company also released the final version of iOS 6 to developers. Facebook is now tirelessly working away to …

iOS 6: Final Build Released To Developers iOS 6: Final Build Released To Developers

If you’re reading this, you know the iPhone 5 was unveiled today. The device will be released on September 21, and then on September 28 in some additional countries. iOS 6, which will run on the device, as well as …

iOS 6 Release Date Is September 19th iOS 6 Release Date Is September 19th
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Among plenty of other things, Apple announced today that iOS 6 will launch on September 19th, just in time for the September 21st release date of the iPhone 5. More on all of the iPhone 5 details here. iOS 6 …