Apple has added two new locales to the Flyover feature in its iOS and OS X Mavericks Maps app. Tokyo, Japan and Zion National Park in Utah are the new additions. Flyover allows users to take a 3D look at various areas around the globe, zooming in to view buildings and other landmarks.
German automaker Audi has announced that it has been conducting “intensive dialog” with Apple to integrate the iPhone maker’s CarPlay infotainment system into its new vehicles beginning in 2015. Audi was a founding member of Google’s “Open Automotive Alliance,” based on the search giant’s Android mobile operating system.
While Siri is a quite capable personal assistant, it appears she also has a more business minded sibling. SRI International, the company that originally invented the virtual personal assistant found on Apple’s iOS devices, is introducing Kasisto, a business version of Apple’s virtual assistant.
Apple’s Podcasts app is causing problems for a number of users today, crashing and hanging for many, rendering the app unusable. The issue appears to have reared its ugly head during late morning/early afternoon.
Sure, first-person shooter games are cool, very immersive. But there is nothing like actually shooting a projectile at something. Introducing Snipe – The Kickstarter-backed game for your iPad that interacts with special foam darts.
“Gee I wish I had videoed that…” If you’ve ever said that, today’s MacTrast Deal is for you! The MeCam HD ensures you won’t miss another moment!
A report from BGR claims the third beta release of iOS 8 will not occur until July 8th. That would mark a three week timeframe between it and Beta 2, released last week.
If you’re a user of the BBC News iPhone app, you may have noticed a few weird messages pushed to you as breaking new notifications. “Push sucks! Pull blows!” Hackers, right? Nope, just some app testing gone wrong.
Misfit and Pebble have announced a new wearables alliance, coming together in a long-term partnership that begins with the launch of an official Misfit tracking app on the pebble smartwatch. The new Misfit app can be downloaded from the Pebble appstore for free.
I recently had the opportunity to check out VOXOA’s VXH330 wireless stereo headphones. I’ll tell you right up front, these headphones are some of the best sounding headphones that I’ve ever tried in their price range.
You may remember the video we showed you a few days back of the hidden “City Tour” flyover mode in Apple’s Maps app in iOS 8. While that was accessed via hidden debug menus, there is a way for anyone with access to the iOS 8 or OS X Yosemite Maps app to see the tour.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is expanding its 8-inch chip plant to increase its Touch ID sensor output for the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3. The company is planning to produce 120 million Touch ID sensors in 2014, a 233% increase since last year.
We have 13 free codes for a copy of Postale to give away, but you’ll have to act fast. These codes expire Tuesday, June 24th, so we’ll be announcing the winners for the codes at noon Eastern time on Monday, June 23rd.
The ultra-simplistic Yo messaging app debuted earlier this year, and has zoomed up the iOS app Store charts, currently sitting at the number five spot. The app, which simply sends a “Yo” message to your contacts, could be putting your personal information at risk.
While mentioned on a slide at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, “Flyover City Tours” wasn’t explored in detail at the event.
iOS 7 Activation Lock Works – Contributed to ‘Significant’ Reduction in iPhone Theft in Three Major Cities
The New York Times reports that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Apple’s Activation Lock feature, introduced in iOS 7, has led to a “significant” drop in iPhone-related thefts in New York, London, and San Francisco.