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Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed Foursquare Suggests That You Check-In to Nearby Locations on the Friend Feed

Foursquare already made checking-in a whole lot easier with a previous update that put a big map-drop icon at the top right of the app. Now, they’re making check-ins a bit more suggestive by displaying check-in reminders at the top …

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

Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility Foursquare Updates iOS App with New Search Categories, iPhone 5 Compatibility
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Just a few days after touting that they had the “perfect map,” Foursquare has now improved on it and inserted it into a brand new update for their iOS app. According to Foursquare, the new app not only features the …

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

Both iOS & Android Users Pretty Content with Default Browsers Both iOS & Android Users Pretty Content with Default Browsers

Safari is a perfectly acceptable browser to most iOS users, and the default Android browser is perfectly acceptable to most Android users. That’s that takeaway from a new study from ad network Chitika, who analyzed recent mobile browser usage in …

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 …

Google Maps Street View Comes To iOS 6 (Thanks To Garmin) Google Maps Street View Comes To iOS 6 (Thanks To Garmin)
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As you may know, Apple’s iOS has dropped Google Maps, and users who have upgraded to iOS 6 have no Google Maps access from Apple or Google right now. A Google Maps app directly from Google is expected, but for …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover
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StumbleUpon has just launched a new app for iOS, which brings some features to the StumbleUpon experience still absent from the desktop and Android versions. But that’s not to say they won’t be coming. “We made the app a lot …

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 …

Twitter Launches New iOS, Android Apps Alongside New Profiles Twitter Launches New iOS, Android Apps Alongside New Profiles
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Twitter has just announced a major redesign of user profile pages to include an all new header photo that sits at the top of the page. The new photo is now where a user’s handle, information, and profile pic resides. …

Watch Bad Piggies Take Flight In New Gameplay Trailer
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Bad Piggies has already earned my interest. Rovio shining the spotlight on the underutilized enemies of the Angry Birds franchise could lead to a fun game. We were told not to expect Angry Birds, but with pigs. Beyond that, we …

Yahoo Gives Employees Smartphones, But Not Blackberrys Yahoo Gives Employees Smartphones, But Not Blackberrys

Poor RIM. Even in the enterprise space, where the company’s secure OS has managed to keep them relevant, companies in-the-know are beginning to come around to the idea that iPhone and Android smartphones can be used for business. It seems …

Google Makes iOS Development Easier For Java Coders Google Makes iOS Development Easier For Java Coders

Apple requires that iOS development be done in Objective-C. That single decision has led to Objective-C overtaking C++ in July in programming language rankings. Despite its increased popularity, Java is still more popular. That’s why Google has made a new …

Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update Facebook for iOS Is Now a 4-Star App Thanks to Update
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For many, many moons Facebook’s iOS app was maligned as one of the worst apps from a major company in the App Store. While it was at least functional (at times), people had a point. It was slow, clunky, and …

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 …

More Sh*t Apple Fanboys Say [VIDEO]

Last week we brought you “Shit Apple Fanatics Say Pt. 1,” four minutes of spot-on musings from every single Apple-loving friend that you’ve ever known. Now, because Apple fans always have more to say about their beloved products, we’re treated …

YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App YouTube Returns to iOS With Brand New App

Early last month, developers fiddling with a beta release of the forthcoming iOS 6 found a glaring omission in Apple’s pre-installed app lineup. The familiar old school television icon that signaled the YouTube app, available on iOS since the beginning, …