Now that an official Google Maps app for iOS has arrived, Apple is likely feeling the pressure to improve its own built-in app even more -- and a new report this week claims they may get some help from Foursquare for doing just that.
It may not have been the shot heard 'round the world, but for tech fans, Wednesday night finally brought the triumphant return of Google Maps to iPhones everywhere, complete with free, voice-guided navigation.
If you close your eyes and believe there will one day be a Microsoft Office for iOS, you might find yourself looking at any number of leaks that appear to already confirm its existence. Say, there's one right here in today's overnight recap, along with a report on how Apple and Microsoft appear to be tangling over SkyDrive in-app subscriptions. Ready to find out more? Then let's get started...
Well, this is the last weekend you have to relax and enjoy yourself before the ridiculous onslaught of holiday shopping and events consumes your every waking minute with errands and shopping and parties and decorating and trying to figure out how to wrap gifts and what to get and oh my we're getting a little excited (and a little exhausted) just thinking about it. Well, here's the week that was. Get at it. (Note, not Santa to our right.)
A lot of people really don't like Apple's Maps app. Missing locations, shoddy directions--the whole thing may have left you yearning for a time when we used actual paper maps to find places. But a new report says Google's own mapping service is nearly ready to step up to the iOS plate.
With the potential iPad mini rumor still hot and fresh and percolating out there, we expect next week will be a hot week of leaks, "leaks," and speculation from unnamed sources. Heck, we even have a little of that this week. Meanwhile, other tablets are out there, breaking even, and we've got some reviews and some one on one comparisons. So let's go see what happened this week.