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Apple Maps Not a Problem for 90% of iOS 6 Users

Despite reports that the new Apple Maps product inside iOS 6 is the worst thing to happen to smartphone users shy of submerging their device in battery acid, a majority of iOS 6-using, iPhone 5-owning people don’t seem to have a problem with it at all. According to a study from ChangeWave Research, 90% of users say they haven’t experienced …

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Google Maps Street View Comes To Mobile Browser So iOS Users Have Access

Google announced today that it has added its Street View feature to Google Maps from the mobile browser. This means that iOS users who lost their beloved Maps app in favor of Apple’s newer, much criticized rendition, can once again use the feature. It also means users of other non-iOS devices can also use the feature from the mobile web, …

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Facebook SDK For iOS Updated To Version 3.1.1

Facebook recently updated its iOS SDK to version 3.1 to take advantage of iOS 6. The update brought a number of other features, but there’s still much work to be done. Facebook now has a smaller update available that you’ll want to grab as soon as possible. Facebook announced today that version 3.1.1 of the Facebook SDK for iOS is …

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Apple Maps Apparently Use Much Less Data Than Google Maps, So There’s That

Ever since Apple abandoned Google Maps for their own maps in iOS 6, well, it hasn’t been good (to say the least). There have been big problems with Apple’s maps product, including broken landscapes, mislabeled locations and landmarks, and all around incompetence when it comes to navigation. They’ve been so disappointing that Apple CEO Tim Cook felt the need to …

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Google: Here’s How To Use Google Maps On iOS

By now, you probably know the story. Apple dropped Google Maps from its Maps app on iOS 6. People don’t like Apple’s new version so much. Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to customers today for the lackluster product. Apple is even going so far as to recommend alternatives from the App Store. Google Maps, however, is not in the App …

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Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, but also comes with improvements to accounts recovery and registration. First, the the account recovery. Instagram now lets you …

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Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either heard or experienced first hand how bad Apple’s Maps product is. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6 when it was released, and ever since, users have been complaining and pointing out numerous errors, wondering when Google will release a new iOS app. People will often …

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Google Maps Out of iOS 6 Over Voice Navigation Dispute, Sources Say

It’s clear now that Apple jumped the gun when it chucked out Google Maps for its own mapping software in iOS 6. Since the recent OS upgrade, iPhone users have found both humor and frustration with distorted satellite images, poor directions, and missing or mislocated addresses in the new Apple Maps app. This week, All Things D is reporting on …

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If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps

Google Maps and its disappearance from iOS have been in the news a lot over the past week or so, and lots of other companies are stepping up pointing to their own maps offerings. Microsoft is the latest, and is now going around reminding people that they can use Bing Maps from the Bing app on iOS 6. “With all …

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iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5

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’ device satisfaction has actually gone down a slight amount with the release of iOS 6. The survey polled 16,000 iPhone …

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Facebook SDK For iOS Updated With iOS 6 Support

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 iOS 6 available to everyone last week, and Facebook is following suit with an updated SDK. Facebook announced yesterday evening …

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As Apple Maps Flounders, MapQuest App Gets Updates

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 going from the feature-rich (and developed and maintained by 7,100 people) Google Maps experience to a newer, buggier Apple experience. …

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