When Scott Forstall left Apple last October, Jony Ive took over most of his responsibilities at the Human Interface department. This means that Apple’s hardware design genius is now dipping his hands into software design. Ive is said to have a large influence in the development of a future version of iOS, and if the […]
I use Firefox on my Mac. Sometimes I use Chrome. I never use Safari. When it comes to my iPad, I’d much rather use Firefox. But that’s not happening anytime soon. Here’s why.
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 […]
Apple has many competitors and rivals – among them Samsung, Google, and Microsoft – but one of its biggest “rivals” is not even a company but the practice of jailbreaking. Even though Apple’s engineers are working tirelessly to plug all vulnerabilities that developers can use to jailbreak its devices, it has been largely unsuccessful, only […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]