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Most, if not all, cultures say not to speak ill of the dead; no matter how much you dislike a person, you shouldn’t make fun of them after their passing. The following is a comic of Steve Jobs who, as I’m sure we all know, has died. It isn’t making [...]Read More »
When Google Maps came roaring back to iOS, some people might have thought that Apple had given up on the maps race. But after a recent restructuring in management that put Apple’s Eddy Cue in charge of maps, it appears that some of the first steps to improvement are starting [...]Read More »
It’s no secret Apple’s mapping solution hasn’t been up to snuff for most users, and it’s become a running joke that iOS Maps can get you lost when you use it for directions. However, in Australia iOS Maps is more than a joke; according to the police in Victoria, Apple [...]Read More »
Nokia previously claimed it does maps and navigation better than Apple (and Google). Now Nokia wants to proof it to you via its official Nokia HERE Maps for iOS.
Nokia has released its much-anticipated HERE Maps for iOS on the App Store today, as a free download. According to BGR[...]Read More »
Apple’s most recent release of OS X, Mountain Lion, brought with it many of the features we are used to seeing on iOS — simple apps like Notes and Reminders, and significant features like Notification Center. According to 9to5Mac, early builds of OS X 10.9 (the next major release [...]Read More »
Apple apologizes for crappy iOS Maps, tells everyone to use Google Maps, Bing Maps, or MapQuest instead
My how has Apple changed since the departure of Steve Jobs. Remember antennagate with the iPhone 4? It took Apple weeks to even acknowledge a problem and then when they did acknowledge, they took longer to come up with a fix and never openly admitted they made a mistake. Fast [...]Read More »
What happens when Apple stumbles with a product release? The competition take advantage of the opportunity, of course. One such example is everyone from Nokia to Samsung poking fun at the failure of iOS Maps. Apparently there is only so much iSheep can take because they are now hitting back, [...]Read More »
Apple ditched Google Maps because Google would not bring turn-by-turn, voice-guided navigation to iOS
There has been a new development in the ongoing iOS Maps drama. Apparently the reason Apple ditched Google Maps and went for iOS Maps is because Google would not bring one important feature to iOS.
Quoting “multiple sources familiar with Apple’s thinking”, AllThingsD is reporting Google and Apple had a [...]Read More »
The past few days has seen a lot of ridicule of Apple’s new iOS Maps, ridicule that dotTech has not shied away from taking part of. As if all that isn’t enough, here is another reason to make fun of Apple. When an iOS 6 user shares their location, or [...]Read More »
I’m not exactly sure what Motorola means by “the full-screen phone” in the ad shown above. What I do know, however, is Motorola is joining the ranks of Nokia and Samsung at poking at fun Apple’s latest and greatest iPhone. In particular, Motorola is having a laugh at the expense [...]Read More »
iOS 6 has seen the boot of Google Maps from iOS and the introduction of a replacement, iOS Maps. News has been rolling in of how pathetically incomplete iOS Maps is with Apple even conceding that it is a work in progress. In the failure of iOS Maps Nokia smells [...]Read More »
iOS 6 sees Google Maps replaced with iOS Maps. Not happy with iOS Maps? Want Google Maps back? Unfortunately there doesn’t appear to be a standalone Google Maps app on Apple App Store… but there is still a way to get Google Maps back on your iDevice.
You see Safari [...]Read More »