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Evidence of Apple Maps for OS X Shows Up in iOS 6 Beta





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The code found in the iOS 6 Beta shows that Apple's new Maps application may be making its way to OS X in some form. The evidence was discovered by the developer Cody Cooper through the to several older Intel graphics solutions for which map features such as shading are disabled. Though, it is unclear exactly what form Apple's maps would take on the Mac and whether the references are simply for hooks into map-enabled apps on OS X or if there is some more significant mapping solution coming to the Mac.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012. 8:35

Apple Has Removed SMS Spam Application From App Store



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Today Russian security company Kaspersky Lab reported that they had been notified about an app available in Google Play store (for Android) and Apple’s App Store that was quietly gathering data from user’s address book and sending it to the remote servers. Then the developer’s servers were sending SMS spam messages to contacts from the address book advertising the app, with the “From” field being filled with the mobile phone number of the original user.


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Written by maxim

Friday, July 6th, 2012. 1:51

Google And Samsung Plan To Join Their Efforts In Legal Battle Against Apple



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It’s no secret that Apple aggressively attacks any company involved with mobile OS Android, including filing lots of patent suits against such companies as Samsung and HTC. One of the biggest victories for Apple came last week as the company won preliminary injunctions against Galaxy Nexus and  Galaxy Tab 10.1.


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Written by maxim

Monday, July 2nd, 2012. 23:14

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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Written by maxim

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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Written by maxim

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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Written by Svetlana Osipova

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.

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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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