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Google Search Vs Siri In 1600-queries Test





Gene Munster, analyst from Piper Jaffray, today published a research note containing the results of Google search vs. Siri 1600-question test. In the study, both Siri and Google were presented with 800 queries in each of two different environments, a busy street and a quiet room. This is not exactly a comparison of how well two services stack up against each other, because queries for Google search were typed in, but the results allow to find out what potential Siri has as an everyday search service and alternative to Google search.


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Friday, June 29th, 2012. 23:35

Google admits Chrome bug responsible for crashing MacBook Airs



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Shortly after release of the updated MacBook Airs, a number of users reported that their machines were frequently crashing. Gizmodo noted this week that the issue was caused by the Chrome browser. One Genius technician said that the problem was "the specific combination of Intel HD 4000 chip + flash + Chrome." Moreover, Google has recently accepted responsibility for a kernel panic issue on Apple's new MacBook Airs. Apple is aware of the issue and planning to release a patch soon.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, June 29th, 2012. 11:11

Download Google Chrome for iPhone and iPad



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Google released Google Chrome browser for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.


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Friday, June 29th, 2012. 1:06

Google Drive and Chrome Browser Coming To iOS



Today Google announced that it is launching a version of Google Chrome browser for the iPad and iPhone. The company says this version will be available on the App Store later in the day. Last month analyst from Macquarie Ben Schacter predicted that Google Chrome browser was coming to iOS.


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Friday, June 29th, 2012. 0:05

How To Start Using Passbook On iOS 6



Earlier this month at Worldwide Developers Conference, Scott Forstall, Apple’s Vice President of iOS, unveiled a new “Passbook” app that allows users to track different types of stubs, including movie tickets, coupons, loyalty cards and boarding passes.

Passbook app is included in the iOS 6 beta currently available to developers, but it is missing virtual passes to put inside. Currently it is just a sitting page without functionality. But Passbook will likely swing into full action as the company adds more functionality heading this fall. Those of you who want to start using this app, can do this in iOS 6 with a few simple steps.


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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012. 15:57

Apple released iOS 6.0 Beta 2 for developers



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Apple recently released new iOS 6 beta 2 for developers. It is available as an OTA update or as a download here. Apple also updated Xcode 4.5 developer preview 2, Apple TV beta 2 as well.

When you download and install iOS 6.0 Beta 2 OTA the Settings icon animates. Take a look:


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Microsoft Announces Its New Tablet Called Surface



Microsoft has unveiled its new tablet that will compete with iPad, Google’s Android and tablets from other manufacturers.

The Microsoft Surface is a 10.6-inch tablet running Windows 8 and will come in two models. One will be powered by OS Windows RT and ARM processor. It will ship in 64GB or 32GB versions.


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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012. 11:36

iOS 6 jailbreak released for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod 4G



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The iPhone Dev-Team has released a tethered jailbreak of iOS 6 for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPod touch 4G.

Just like at the at the wind-down of last year's WWDC, we're releasing a developer-only version of a redsn0w tethered jailbreak for app developers.

Supported Devices:

  • iPod touch 4G
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4 (GSM)
  • iPhone 4 (CDMA)

You can download the latest version of RedSn0w from here.

DevTeam comments are available here.




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Google promises Chrome support for MacBook Pro with Retina Display



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On Wednesday Nico Weber, a Google Software Engineer, revealed that the company "committed to polishing" its Chrome browser to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display, released on Monday. Nico posted the promise to the company's official Chrome blog along with a screenshot of the "early results" of high-resolution support in Chrome.

"We have further to go over the next few weeks, but we’re off to the races to make Chrome as beautiful as it can be," he said.


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Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 16:54

iOS 6: Maps video demonstration



Apple recently introduced new iOS 6 which has the new Maps app. Apple finally removed Google Maps and added cool features, like 3D views, turn by turn navigation, and full integration with Siri. Let's watch the demo:




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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012. 14:01

WWDC 2012 live blog



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Thanks again! You guys are the best.

11:54:17 AM PDT


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Apple Puts Up iOS 6 Banners at Moscone West



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Apple has begun putting up banners for iOS 6 at Moscone West, where WWDC 2012 will take place next week. It looks like the next version of Apple mobile operating system is not rumors any more - it's a fact.

iOS 6 is expected to bring improvements to some stock applications. Apple is believed to be dropping Google Maps and replacing it with its own in house solution.

Take a look at some more iOS 6 banner photos below:


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For Every Ten Apps That Developers Build, Seven Are Built For iOS



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Ahead of the annual conferences of Apple and Google, analytics firm Flurry compared developer support for Android and iOS by analyzing data collected from over 70,000 companies and 185,000 mobile apps. Its findings show that for every 10 apps that are built by developers, seven are created for iOS (the graph bar above). The company also reports that Google and Apple have a joint market cap of nearly $750 billion.


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Written by maxim

Friday, June 8th, 2012. 0:40

Google Introduces New 3D Features For Google Earth



In a today’s press conference, Google introduced “the next dimensions” of its Google Maps. The presentation included a lot of history of the Google Maps, Earth and Street View and a peek at what is expected. The announcements are particularly important given the rumors that Apple is going to replace Google Maps with its own maps application in iOS.


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Thursday, June 7th, 2012. 10:29

Apple Replacing Google Maps On iOS With Its Own Solution Later This Year



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You’ve obviously heard that Apple is going to refresh its Maps application in the forthcoming iOS6 and move away from Google Maps that Apple has used since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, replacing it by the company’s own service.

The Wall Street Journal chronicles the last five years that have saw Google and Apple going from best of corporate friends to sworn enemies spending a great deal of time disparaging each other in courts. The latest confrontation seems to be closely connected with Maps.


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