IOS 6

  • Apple CEO apologises for errorridden maps app September 29, 2012

    New York: Apple CEO Tim Cook apologised on Friday for the company's errorridden new mobile mapping service, pledging to improve the application installed on tens of millions of smartphones and, in an unusual mea culpa, inviting frustrated consumers to turn to the competition. In a letter posted online Friday, Cook said...
  • Apple dumped Google Maps over voiceguided directions September 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Reports suggest that Apple had no other option left but to come up with its own homegrown Maps in iOS 6. According to AllThingsD, Apple "felt it had no choice but to replace Google Maps with its own, because of a disagreement over a key feature: Voiceguided turnbyturn driving...
  • MapmyIndia app now available for iOS September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: MapmyIndia has announced the launch of its application for iOS devices in India, including for those whose devices has been updated to the new iOS 6. Users can download the app, known as 'Sygic & MapmyIndia: GPS Navigation', from the iTunes store. MapmyIndia's navigation app for iOS offers maps...
  • Apple accused of copying clock design September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Swiss Federal Railway has accused Apple of copying the design of an iconic station clock for the new iPad clock app in iOS 6, reports Swiss newspaper Blick. Mondaine Group, the company that has held the license since 1986 to make clocks and wristwatches for consumers based on...
  • Apple Maps on iOS 6 leaves users lost September 21, 2012

    San Francisco: An entire city is in the ocean, a farm has been labelled as an airport, highways end in the middle of nowhere and a hospital now covers the entire centre of British city StratforduponAvon, Shakespeare's home. Welcome to the new world of Apple Maps that greeted iPhone and iPad...
  • Apple's iOS 6 software to get maps, Siri update September 12, 2012

    San Francisco: A new iPhone is getting much of the attention, but Apple's older phones will get a software upgrade this fall as well. A new operating system sports a different mapping service and a builtin bond with Facebook. Apple has said that its iOS 6 software will sport more than...
  • Hacker claims security flaw in Apple iPhone August 18, 2012

    San Francisco: A hacker revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating. The flaw has existed since iPhone was first launched in 2007, and is still not solved in the beta version of iOS 6, the next operating system for iPhone, the...
  • Apple drops builtin YouTube app from iOS 6 August 7, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple's new version of its iPhone and iPad software iOS 6 will not include a preloaded app for Google Inc's popular video website, YouTube, Apple said on Monday. It was the latest sign of the growing rivalry between the technology companies the once were closely aligned but...
  • Apple takes on Google with own maps, better Siri June 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple Inc took the wraps off its own mobile mapping service and improved the search capabilities of its Siri voice assistant, taking the fight into Google Inc's domain. CEO Tim Cook, who took over from late co-founder Steve Jobs last August, spearheaded the unveiling of new services - such...
  • Unveiled at WWDC: New MacBooks, iOS 6, maps June 12, 2012

    San Francisco: New iPhone and Mac software and updated Mac computers were among the highlights Monday at Apple Inc.'s annual conference for software developers. The updates include Apple's own mapping service, better integration with social networks and an improved virtual assistant in Siri. Next Generation MacBook Pro Apple announced a next-generation MacBook...
  • Apple to drop Google Maps in 'iOS 6' May 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Apple will drop Google Maps in its upcoming mobile platform iOS 6 in favour of its own mapping system, it was reported Friday. The application design is said to be fairly similar to the current Google Maps programme on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, but it is described...