How Apple Creates 3D Flyover Maps

How Apple Creates 3D Flyover Maps
How does Apple create those 3D “Flyover” Maps of major cities? And why are they such a mess when you zoom in close? Read more…

Helpful Car Insurance Apps for iOS

Helpful Car Insurance Apps for iOS
Car insurance is a requirement for owning and driving a car. But what kind of car insurance should you get? This may sound like a question that a new driver will ask but the truth is, even experienced drivers can sometimes get confused about the subject of car insurance policies. What car insurance product would Read more…

Ping Officially Shut Down

Ping Officially Shut Down
The debacle that was Apple Maps was a strong message to people and Apple fans that not every single product or service the company has released is a resounding success. One of these duds was Ping, the social service integrated into the iTunes. Apple has officially announced that it is shutting down the service. The Read more…

How Apple’s Maps are Better

How Apple's Maps are Better
One place Google cannot top Apple is in the elegance of design. Design has always been the trump card in Apple’s back pocket, and it’s every bit as true with Apple Maps. And I’ll prove it. Read more…

Passbook Apps List Updated

Passbook Apps List Updated
Just a quick note. Wanted to let our readers know that ten new coupon/loyalty card/ticket sources have added Passbook compatibility. And we’ve added all of them to our comprehensive Passbook Apps List. Read more…

Create Your Own Passbook Cards, Coupons, & Tickets

Create Your Own Passbook Cards, Coupons, & Tickets
You don’t have to be a big-name business like Target or Walgreens to make consumer cards for Passbook. Small businesses can create them, too — along with individuals who want to put their own personal cards into Passbook. Here’s how. Read more…

Apple, Samsung Still Locked in Legal Battles

A month or so ago, Apple finally won in its court battle against Samsung in a California court. The verdict – Samsung has infringed on Apple’s patents and will be required to pay a little more than $1 billion to Apple as damages. But the fight is not finished. Various motions and filings are still Read more…

Control the Light Bulb of the Future With Your iPhone

Control the Light Bulb of the Future With Your iPhone
LIFX is the name of a new “smart” LED light bulb. It topped $1M in just three days on Kickstarter. Instead of a switch, you’ll control its many functions with your iPhone. Read more…

The 4 Best Apple Maps Alternatives

The 4 Best Apple Maps Alternatives
If you count yourself among those who hate Apple’s new Maps app, there are plenty of alternatives. Here are the four best, and not one of them will cost you a dime. Read more…

Complete List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps

Complete List of 3D Cities in Apple Maps
Since Apple isn’t publishing a list of all the 3D cities in its snazzy “Flyover” mode in Apple Maps, we’ve compiled the most complete list available — more than 60 3D cities in all. Read more…