Apple Maps Relies on TomTom, Waze, NASA and More to Get You Home

iOS 6 Apple Maps

This fall iOS 6 will officially put Google Maps in the glovebox with the old fold up maps and roll out Apple Maps to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The new Apple Maps brings voice guided turn-by-turn directions, beautiful 3D views and other long missing features to the iPhone. I’m using Apple Maps right […]

Apple Maps Replaces Google With TomTom, OpenStreetMaps and “Others”

Apple TomTom iOS 6 Maps app

Apple is abandoning abandon Google Maps data┬áin iOS 6, partnering with a number of other companies to create a much better Maps app. According to The Verge, Apple is using data from TomTom and OpenStreetMaps and “others” in its new Maps app. Apple doesn’t specify which companies it uses for which feature, though we assume […]

iOS 5.1 Brings Tighter Siri-Yelp Integration


A small, but new, change introduced with Apple’s iOS 5.1 is that Siri is now more integrated with the third-party official Yelp app. Now, when customers click on a Siri result and if they have the Yelp app installed from the App Store, users will be taken to the Yelp app to view the restaurant […]

Android Google Maps Updated with Better Latitude, Hotpot Integration


Google Maps for Android has been updated, bringing the version number to 5.3, which delivers better social network integration for the Google-branded Google Places Hotpot and Google Latitude. With the new version of Google Maps, users can now view their location history. Also, users can set a home location where they can save the location […]