Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days

Google Maps app for iOS clocks 10 million downloads in just two days
Another concrete sign that Apple really bungled its Maps app for the iOS is the sheer volume of downloads for the Google Maps app that was reported shortly after it was officially released in the Apple App Store last December 12. According to Jeff Huber, the senior vice president of commerce and local at Google, Read more…

Australian Motorists Get Lost After Using Apple Maps

Australian Motorists Get Lost After Using Apple Maps
The police department of Victoria, Australia has issued a warning to travelers not to use the built-in Apple Maps on iOS 6 devices and just use other map apps alternatives. The warning came in light of a fatal error on the troubled Maps app that came with the iOS 6 system. According to the Victoria Read more…

Apple Hiring Texas Instrument Pros To Work on Its Own Chips

Apple Hiring Texas Instrument Pros To Work on Its Own Chips
Apple is allegedly hiring engineers from Texas Instruments to help strengthen its pool of engineering talents tasked to improve its proprietary chips for both its computers and iOS products. According to The Next Web, Apple is hiring people in Israel, specifically in Hertezliya and Haifa. Texas Instruments just announced that it cut 250 jobs in Read more…

Apple Manager fired for Maps App Debacle

Apple Manager fired for Maps App Debacle
The Maps app that came with iOS 6 was such a major debacle, it was quite inevitable that someone’s head was going to roll because of it. That unfortunate head apparently belongs to Richard Williamson, the man who managed the mapping team responsible for the Maps app. Williamson was given the boot by Senior Vice Read more…

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees

Apple Launches Blue Sky Program for its Employees
Google’s 20 Percent initiative program is a marvelous employee-driven idea. Under the program, a Google employee can spend 20 percent of his time on personal projects that he deems worthwhile. It is a chance to break out of the monotony of work and flex their creativity. The program has been so successful that some notable Read more…

3 Million iPads Sold Last Weekend, According To Apple

3 Million iPads Sold Last Weekend, According To Apple
Apple has issued a press release talking about the sales of its products over the last weekend. The release focused on the company’s industry-leading iPad, and it announced that about three million iPads were sold in the period covering November 2 to November 5. Apple says that the figure is one hundred percent more than Read more…

Apple Puts Up Court-Mandated Samsung Apology Page

Apple Puts Up Court-Mandated Samsung Apology Page
A few months ago, a U.K. court judge decided against Apple’s charges of Samsung of copying the design of the Apple iPad in designing the Galaxy tablet. The U.K. courts then ordered Apple to come out with a public statement that exonerates Samsung from the charges of copying Apple. This statement was to be published Read more…

Apple Gets Flak for iPad 4 Release, Some Apple Stores Could Accept iPad 3 Returns

Apple Gets Flak for iPad 4 Release, Some Apple Stores Could Accept iPad 3 Returns
If you’ve just recently purchased the “New iPad” then Apple’s recent announcement of the iPad 4 will have definitely put your panties in a bunch. Apple’s getting a lot of flak for introducing a new version of it’s top selling tablet just seven months after releasing what is now essentially just an “interim” iteration of Read more…

iOS App Sizes Has Increased by 16 Percent

A recent survey conducted by ABI Research has revealed a trend that may have an impact on both iOS users and their devices. The survey revealed that over the last six months the size of apps for the iOS has increased in size –an increase of approximately 16 percent. The survey showed that it is Read more…

Quality Control Issues Affecting iPhone 5 Supply

Quality Control Issues Affecting iPhone 5 Supply
The iPhone 5 is without a doubt the most sought after new phone this year (sorry, Samung Galaxy SIII), and with the large amount of interest and demand it is getting, supply is surely going to take a hit. Shortages of the iPhone 5 is practically expected at this point but the supply shortage is Read more…