Now that Apple's built-in Maps app finally includes turn-by-turn navigation, makers of traditional GPS navigation products like Magellan are trying to find new ways to market their services to the iOS crowd.
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.
Microsoft took the wraps off its upcoming Office 365 products at an event earlier today, but there's plenty of other tech news keeping us busy here today as well. Steve Jobs pleading with Yelp not to sell to Google? Check. iOS 6 Beta 3 now available? Check. OS X Mountain Lion released to the public? Sorry, not yet. Just wanted to make sure you were still paying attention on this manic Monday, July 16, 2012.
Still longing for speed dial on your iPhone after all these years? Although Launch Center Pro can do far more than that for power users, the app is also the best way to initiate contact with loved ones with ninja-like precision.
We’ve heard all the horror stories about long App Store approval times in the past, although developers by and large seem pretty happy about the way Apple is doing things these days. One major exception appears to be WhitePages, who is debuting their latest app on Android first because of frustration with Cupertino’s approval process.
Ready for your summer holiday? Who isn’t? Researching, planning, and booking can, for many, be as much fun as the actual vacation itself. The anticipation, the build-up of excitement, and no opportunity yet for lost luggage, wet weather, or “gastric difficulty.” Regardless of careful planning, once you get there you may need new things to do, places to see, treasures to find. Turns out your iPhone or iPad can be your best travel companion, getting you into places and out of jams. Follow along and you’ll be well on your way to the best vacation ever.
It's the weekend and you're kicking around for something to do, but who can find one of those free newspapers anymore? And what if you're looking for something off the beaten path or just a cool place to eat? Ads are all fine and good, but anyone can run a decent ad. How do you know if the food's any good or who the band is tonight?
With so much going on, there's no excuse for you just to sit at home on couch playing Halo again. Get up and get out and get moving with these apps to help it all happen.
Remember when we told you about augmented reality possibly coming to iPhone with the next release of the firmware? Well, Yelp! has taken matters into their own hands by putting an augmented reality easter egg in their latest update.