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 […]
Apple has officially begun to roll out the iOS 6 today with different markets all over the world gradually getting notifications for the OS upgrade that can be installed on the iPhone 3GS and latter versions of the iPhone, the iPad 2 and third gen iPad, and the fourth gen iPod touch and latter versions. […]
Sometime today, Apple will drop the 6th version of iOS on iPhones, iPods, and iPads everywhere. Before you download that upgrade, here are five important things you should seriously consider doing first.
There are a number of trends in the smartphone industry that have started to snowball during the last few years, but Apple has been company that can be relied upon to turn its nose up at such trends. Over the last few years, competing smartphone manufacturers have been pushing towards larger and larger devices, yet […]