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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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iPhone 5 Lightning Cable Knockoffs Won’t Work

iPhone 5 users who were hoping to get cheap third-party replacement or supplementary Lightning cables might be disappointed to learn that those cables aren’t likely to work. An employee from Double Helix Cables has told Apple Insider that the new Lightning cables have what appear to be authentication chips inside of them. During a teardown, the chip was found inside …

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This iPhone 5 Screen Protector Deflects Bullets

It was proven last week that the iPhone 5 can’t survive a shot from a .50 cal rifle. The phone was completely and utterly destroyed. What about a shot from a Colt 45? With the right equipment, it apparently survives. iPhone 5 screen protector company ClearPlex wanted to put their new product to the ultimate test. They bought two iPhone …

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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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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 co-founder Steve Wozniak has finally given his thoughts on the issue. ZDNet reports that Wozniak was speaking at an event …

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iPhone 5 Prank Is Perhaps Most Wasteful Joke Ever

People in Amsterdam are less than happy with a group of funny guys who decided to conduct a social experiment involving the coveted iPhone 5. The phone, which won’t be released there until Friday, has already garnered a bit of madness here in the states, where Apple mania is everywhere you look at the news of an updated product. Amsterdam …

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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 their own software. Unfortunately, iPhone users have now seen that the maps provided by Apple are plagued with distorted satellite …

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iPhone 5 Destroyed with .50 Cal Rifle (In Slow Motion!)

Last Friday, Apple’s new iPhone 5 hit the shelves. People lined up in front of Apple Stores around the world to be the first to walk away with the highly-anticipated device. And it was a successful launch, as Apple has just announced that they sold over 5 million units in its first three days in stores. But I bet you’re …

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iPhone 5 Tops 5 Million in Opening Weekend Sales

So, what did you have in the “how many iPhones is Apple going to sell in its first weekend” office pool? If your guess bordered on the conservative end, good job. Apple has just announced that they sold over 5 million iPhone 5s in its first weekend on the shelves. Although that broke the previous record held by the iPhone …

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iPhone 5 Sells As Many in 3 Days as the iPhone 4S Did in One Month

Today was finally it. iPhone 5 day. Customers who had been waiting in lines outside of Apple stores were finally able to enter and receive their new most-prized possession. But, wait – isn’t that deja vu we’re all feeling? Hasn’t this all happened before? Indeed, it has, but if you think the hype for the iPhone 5 compares to that …

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iPhone 5 Best Buy Pre-Orders Not Being Fulfilled

Best Buy today sent out emails to some customers who pre-ordered the iPhone 5 from their stores, informing them that they might not actually be receiving the device for quite some time. 9 to 5 Mac also obtained a copy of a Best Buy internal memo that states: “Based on current inventor allocation, we understand we will not have enough …

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