A common complaint heard from overseas Apple fans is that Apple Maps may work decently enough here in the States, but it's far less accurate for destinations within the borders of other countries. But that's apparently not the case in Britain. In fact, according to at least one 4G network provider in the United Kingdom, it's actually dominating Google Maps in terms of traffic.
With the Olympics taking place for the third time in London at the moment, what better opportunity could there be to learn about the intriguing past of this impressive city? This is what London - A City Through Time hopes to deliver for your iPad. It’s an absolutely massive undertaking, since the capital of the United Kingdom witnessed a lot of history (and oftentimes was instrumental in world history), and it’s all there from 43BC to the present day in easy-to-navigate categories
It’s hard to imagine Apple’s future products without Jonathan Ive behind them, but recent reports claimed the iconic designer planned a return to his U.K. home turf -- rumors that are now being called false.
He’ll always be “Sir Steve” to us! According to a report made public only this week, Apple CEO Steve Jobs was up for honorary knighthood by the British government a couple of years ago, only to be roundly rejected by none other than the Prime Minister himself.
If you don’t know the name Jonathan Ive, you’ve surely seen his work -- which includes pretty much all of Apple’s key products in recent years. But he may soon be doing his work from abroad, as a new report claims the British-born designer wants to return home to England.
A few weeks after the announcement that one of their former colonies was set to usher the iPad into the halls of government, it seems that The British House of Lords is looking to provide their members with access to electronics devices as well. As the behavior of the Lords routinely stoops down to the level of forum trolls during debates, bringing 21st century technology into Britain's parliament actually makes a whole lot of sense.
This week on TechRadar, an online crime map of the UK went live, and soon crashed under the weight of traffic, while a new PS3 update had some people criticising Sony for building in a backdoor that enables remote control of your console.
Also on TechRadar we took a look at how the Motorola Xoom and PlayBook stack up against the iPad and updated our Android 3.0 article with a whole load of new features that are coming to the OS.
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