Following an official public apology by Tim Cook, and Apple promoting third-party Maps alternatives in the App Store, Apple has also changed their description for the Maps app on their website.
With the popularity and success of tower defense games, most developers have added unique gameplay and interesting storylines to keep the user intrigued. Jellyoasis has developed a faced paced tower defense game combined with RPG elements to bring out a new take on the genre. In Lich Defense you play as a lich king who is defending his tower from evil escaping.
Earlier this month we told you that Apple was working on a streaming music service to rival Pandora. Apple was reported to be negotiating with record labels, but was months away from launching the service. Today reports say that Sony is becoming a stumbling block to the launch of the service.
After Tim Cook’s apology earlier today, Apple has now created a dedicated section in the App Store where users can view alternatives to Apple’s Maps, which include Garmin and Bing.
Apple has quickly moved to address user complaints regarding the use of VoiceOver when browsing the redesigned App Store in iOS 6.
After iOS 6 was released on the 19th of September, easily the most complained about feature was Maps, with thousands reporting errors and inaccuracies. In response to this, Tim Cook has just published an open letter a la Steve Jobs on Apple’s website, stating that Apple is ‘extremely sorry’ and that it ‘fell short’.
Google announced support today for a new, easier way to sync your Gmail contacts with iOS: A protocol called CardDAV. Starting immediately, Google is now supporting the new standard on iOS 5 or later, as well as on Mac OS X Leopard and later.
Some iOS 6 users are experiencing Wi-Fi connectivity issues after updating their iPhone 4S, or new iPad to the latest version of Apple’s operating system. It’s not that the Wi-Fi performance is poor, they can’t enable it at all!
Apple is manning up and seemingly taking more ownership over the criticism being received for its new mapping software in their recent iOS 6 update. Critics say the software is less accurate than its predecessor, Google Maps.
Apple has filed a patent application to seek ownership of the technology and features behind its popular voice-controlled personal assistant Siri. Siri can be found on many iOS devices.
Camera+, one of the most popular and feature-rich photography apps for the iPhone, has finally come to the iPad. TapTapTap announced the launch this morning on their blog, explaining that the app has been completely redesigned for the iPad’s larger screen.
For the first time in recorded history, an iOS update is leading to a decrease in customer satisfaction. While iOS updates are usually viewed as an improvement, a new survey finds that iOS 6 has actually hurt Apple’s customer service reputation.
Ever wondered what would happen if different iOS apps started asking each other for advice when things got tough? That’s exactly what The Joy of Tech has just made a comic out of.
Following the success of their popular Angry Birds franchise, Rovio today released a new spinoff called Bad Piggies, taking the story from the pigs’ perspective!
Reports about the apparent dispute between Apple and Google over Maps on iOS have been flying around like crazy over the past few days, with varying rumors over when and if Google might release a native Maps app into the App Store.
Apple has been feeling the heat on their new iOS 6 Maps app, some of the criticism is deserved, some overblown. But they do include a way for you to help them find the errors that are in their data.