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Details leak for Google's iOS 6 Maps application

October 15th, 2012

Help for your mapping needs is on the way, iPhone users. San Francisco-based software developer Ben Guild has posted some details about Google (GOOG) Maps for iOS 6 on his blog, along with some low-quality images that he says are the application’s alpha build. Among other things, Guild says the app will be ” vector-based,” will …

Taiwan asks Apple to blur images of its missile defense system in iOS 6’s Maps app

October 9th, 2012

The Taiwanese government has requested that Apple (AAPL) camouflage satellite images of its “$1.4 billion early warning radar station that can detect  aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China” located near the Hsinchu Air Bas, the Associated Press reports. Melting bridges and road grievances aside, Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6 doesn’t use low-resolution satellite images to blur …

How to bring Google Maps back to iOS 6 on the iPhone

October 9th, 2012

Apple (AAPL) has been taking some major heat as of late for its decision to remove Google Maps from iOS 6. The Cupertino-based company chose to instead incorporate its own in-house mapping service into the platform and has faced harsh criticism as a result. Although Apple is actively improving its own maps app, many people …

Apple’s iOS 6 Maps app already showing signs of improvements

October 5th, 2012

When Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook said his team was working non-stop to to improve the decidedly subpar iOS 6 Maps app, he wasn’t kidding. Several MacRumors forum members are reporting that Apple’s quickly correcting some of its botched 3D Flyover views including the now-famous invisible Statue of Liberty. MacRumors says that imagery improvements have been …

Apple’s Passbook adoption increases: McDonald’s, Airbnb and Eventbrite join the party

October 3rd, 2012

Despite claims of patent infringement, Apple’s (AAPL) Passbook app is slowly gaining momentum. After receiving support from a number of high-profile brands such as Major League Baseball, Ticketmaster and Walgreens (WAG), the iOS 6 application received another boost with the additions of McDonald’s (MCD), Airbnb and Eventbrite, The Next Web reported. The Passbook-enabled McDonald’s app …

Google bringing Street View to the iPhone and iPad… on the Web, at least [updated]

October 3rd, 2012

Google (GOOG) on Thursday plans to announce the addition of its Street View feature to the Web version of its Maps service for the iPhone and iPad, AllThingsD’s Walter Mossberg reports. Street View displays 360-degree photographic views of select streets and business in various locations throughout the world. Despite the fact that Apple (AAPL) chose to remove the Google …