10 Reasons to Upgrade to iOS 6


Earlier this month, Apple rolled out its new iOS 6 operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. However, there are likely owners out there who are reluctant to make the upgrade. We’re here to help you over the fence. iOS 6 is Apple’s new operating system and it brings more than 200 features […]

Google Maps for iPhone in the Works for Late 2012


Google is apparently working on Google Maps for the iPhone and iPad though neither application is expected to be finished soon. According to The New York Times, Google has begun to work on standalone Google Maps app for both the iPhone and iPad. Evidently, Google is aiming toward finishing the application by the end of […]

How to Report Issues with iOS 6 Maps


One of the biggest complaints iOS 6 users have had so far with Apple’s new operating system is the new Maps application which replaced Google Maps as the new native maps application for iOS powered devices. The software is far from perfect but fortunately, there is a way that iOS users can help Apple improve […]

Google Maps for iPhone Isn’t in the Works


Those looking for relief from Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps application shouldn’t be waiting for a Google Maps application to arrive in the App Store at any point in the near future as Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, says that they don’t have an application ready to go. According to Reuters, Schmidt made it clear […]

Garmin Adds Google Street View To iOS Apps

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The biggest complaint with iOS 6 is the lack of Google Maps and the features and data it once provided. In an attempt to fill one of those holes Garmin added a few new features to its iPhone navigation apps. According to 9To5Mac today Garmin added one of the biggest features of Google Maps to […]

iOS 6 on iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance


Last week, Apple finally released iOS 6 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners. And as was announced at WWDC 2012, the update arrived for owners of Apple’s aging iPhone 3GS, a device that is over three years old. And like a good owner, I immediately installed a piece of software from 2012 on a […]

How to Get YouTube Back on the iPad in iOS 6


With iOS 6, the official YouTube application for the iPhone and iPad has vanished. And while Google released an official YouTube app for the iPhone, users of the Apple’s iPad weren’t so lucky. That is, until December, when Google finally released iPad support for the official YouTube application. There are also some nice alternatives that […]

How to Get Better iPhone 5 Battery Life


The iPhone 5 features a new 4-inch display, 4G LTE data speeds, and a new battery that Apple claims lasts longer than the iPhone 4S despite the larger display and the 4G LTE capabilities. And while iPhone 5 battery life reviews have been mostly positive, there are always ways to improve battery life with the […]

Motorola Trashes iOS 6 Maps in New Ad


In a new ad for its Motorola Droid RAZR M, Motorola trashes Apple’s new iOS Maps application which has come under fire recently for its bugs and lack of information. The company posted the advertisement on its Google+ page and it shows an iPhone 5 running the iOS 6 Maps next to a Droid RAZR […]

Starbucks Passbook Support for iOS 6 Arrives in Days

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Starbucks will soon allow iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users to make payments with the new Passbook app, similar to the current gift card coffee payment options on the iPhone. Starbucks confirmed the upcoming Passbook integration, for mobile payments with a Starbucks card, in a tweet sent on Friday. The tweet doesn’t cover all details […]

Don’t Count on the iOS 6 & iPhone 5 Maps App in an Emergency

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The iPhone 5 and other iOS 6 devices do not map emergency rooms reliably, which can be a serious problem for the sick or injured. Getting lost during an emergency or being directed to a medical facility without an emergency room while there are plenty of good ones nearby is the stuff of nightmares. Nightmares […]

iPhone 5 Jailbreak Successful on iOS 6

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In just a day there is an iPhone 5 jailbreak for iOS 6. iPhone hacker Chpwn posted photos of Cydia running on a jailbroke iPhone 5, confirming that there is a possibility for an iPhone 5 jailbreak for the general public, as spotted by iPhone5untetheredjailbreak. Chpwn confirmed the iPhone 5 running iOS 6 was jailbroken to […]

Embark Helps Make Public Transit Easy in iOS 6

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One of the biggest downfalls of the new Maps app in iOS 6 is the lack of public transportation in the app itself. Thankfully Apple lets other apps fill in that hole, and companies like Embark are here to do just that. Embark recently updated its public transportation apps to work with Apple’s Maps app. […]

How to Get Google Maps in iOS 6


In iOS 6, Apple’s new Maps application replaces Google Maps as the native maps app for iPhone, iPod and iPod touch. However, that doesn’t mean that Google Maps is inaccessible when using iOS 6. In fact, there is a way to use Google Maps with on devices running iOS 6 right now. Here, we show […]

Google Maps App Submission for iOS Likely False


There has been rumors that since Apple has retooled its mapping app on the iPhone to eschew the Google service in favor of its homegrown service that Google would submit a Google Maps app for iOS as a competing app. However, according to The Loop‘s Jim Dalrymple, that may not be the case as Dalrumple claims that the […]

iOS 6 Maps App Bugs Frustrate iPhone and iPad Users


One of the most ambitious features of iOS 6 is Apple’s new Maps application which replaced Google Maps as the native maps application on the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch fourth-generation. And while there are some things to like about the new Maps app, it has become quite clear that Apple has some work to […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 6 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch


Yesterday, Apple released its latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 6, and fortunately for those running select Apple devices, a jailbreak for the software is currently available. The iPhone Dev-Teams Redsn0w tethered jailbreak works with iOS 6 on certain devices. Sadly, the jailbreak is only available for a handful of devices though we […]

PassBook Tickets Are Ready for MLB Teams, No Word on NFL

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It didn’t take long for sports and entertainment apps to deliver support for PassBook in iOS 6. After hearing that airlines and amusement parks would be among the first to support PassBook it’s nice to see other companies adding app support quickly. One day after the iOS 6 update arrived on millions of iPhones four […]

How to Use Panorama on the iPhone in iOS 6 (Video)

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With iOS 6, iPhone users can take panoramic photos with the built-in Camera app thanks to a new iPhone Panorama mode. A panoramic photo is a great way to share a sweeping shot of landscape, a look at a new room inside or to capture a huge group of friends at a table. The iPhone […]