Google Releases New Maps Update, Adds New Features

Google Releases New Maps Update, Adds New Features
Google Maps has provided an actual working alternative to the very buggy maps app that Apple rolled out with iOS 6. But even though it is THE maps app to have on your iOS devices, Google is not content with just providing a working app. The company has released its first update to its app Read more…

Apple 2012 in Infographics

Apple 2012 in Infographics
With 2012 almost behind us, let’s take a look back at some fascinating facts about Apple via everyone’s favorite form of visualized data: infographics. Read more…

Why Does Apple Approve Fraudulent Apps for the App Store?

Why Does Apple Approve Fraudulent Apps for the App Store?
Came across an app this morning that blew my mind — for a minute. A mobile version of Halo 4 in the App Store? Nope. It’s a scam that instead of giving you Halo 4, gives you a chess game. Yeah. Read more…

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…

Big Freebie Alert: Fruit Ninja Goes Free for 24 Hours

Big Freebie Alert: Fruit Ninja Goes Free for 24 Hours
Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick Studios has made all of its iOS games free for the next 24 hours. Grab ‘em while you can! Here’s a full list of direct links to every free app, which includes all of the Barry Steakfries games as well. Read more…

iTunes 11 is Here

iTunes 11 is Here
The long-awaited new version of iTunes is here, and it’s pretty sweet. Let’s take a look at what’s new. Read more…

Google+ App Now Available at the App Store

Google+ App Now Available at the App Store
After announcing it last month, Google has finally released the Google+ app on the Apple App Store this week. Quite notable about this release is that the Google+ app has been released for iOS devices first before the Android version. Android, as everyone knows, is owned by Google even though it is an open source Read more…

New iTunes Coming With Better Search

New iTunes Coming With Better Search
Remember my article “10 Things I Hate About the App Store“? Maybe Apple was listening (yeah, right), because word has leaked out of Cupertino that they’re building a whole new iTunes, incorporating more efficient search and other features. Read more…

10 Things I Hate About the App Store

10 Things I Hate About the App Store
Most Apple users agree that iTunes needs a makeover. But one part of the iTunes Store more than all the rest fails to live up to Apple’s “simple & intuitive” credo: the App Store. Here are 10 things about the App Store that just drive me bonkers. Read more…

App Store Security Vulnerability Allows Entry of Malicious Apps

App Store Security Vulnerability Allows Entry of Malicious Apps
Apple critics have long complained about Apple’s walled garden policy that severely restricts the ability of just anyone to develop an app for the iPhone and then sell it. You need to play by Apple’s rules if you want to get inside the so-called garden. This policy may be generating some negative spin for Apple Read more…