News tagged ‘POI’
As you probably know, Apple’s maps are far from being perfect. Immediately after their first launch alongside iOS 6, a wide number of users began reporting various issues. Since that time, Apple seems to have improved its mapping service, however, there’s still a lot of things to do about it.
According to the latest rumors, Apple will soon stop the development of Aperture and iPhoto and replace them with Photos app for OS X. The app will boast of deep integration with iCloud and contain a number of features from Aperture and iPhoto. However, the lack of such app as Aperture will be a disappointment for those who got used to editing images with the help of this program.
According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple's upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will be equipped with an NFC chip and will boast of optical image stabilization.
A new video showing a next-gen iPad mockup compared to iPad Air has recently appeared on the Internet. In a short clip, which is available below, we may see that both tablets look pretty much the same, however, the mockup has a number of minor design changes and an improved Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
Apple is expected to make its next-generation iPhone with a 5.5-inch display more expensive. In fact, the guys from Cupertino may charge $100 more for the handset, Tavis McCourt of Raymond James claims.
Google is expected to announce a HealthKit competitor soon. According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, the release of Google's fitness tracking application will take place at the annual conference for developers called Google I/O, which is set to be held later this month in San Francisco.
Apple’s next-gen iPad Air will boast of a number of new features. According to what people familiar with the matter say, the tablet will be equipped with an upgraded Apple A8 processor, Touch ID fingerprint sensor and better 8-megapixel camera.
A new photo showing iPhone 6 back panel has recently appeared on the Internet. According to what can be seen on the image, the back shell is made of metal. It resembles iPhone 5s panel, however, it is slightly bigger.
As you already know, a bunch of new interesting features have been added to Apple's OS X Yosemite 10.10 and iOS 8. Both operating systems were announced at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, which took place on Monday.
Among the new features, today I'd like to point out only two. These are iMessage screen sharing and FaceTime Audio conference calls.
After initial signs pointed towards a good chance that iOS 8 was jailbreakable, famous hacker Stefan Esser (nickname i0n1c), tweeted an image that shows off the ability to SSH into an iPod touch running iOS 8 from his Mac, which basically means he has successfully jailbroken iOS 8 on iPod Touch 5G.
I just leave this here ...
There is no information whether i0n1c will release a public jailbreak. Anyway, It would be logical to wait until iOS 8 is officially released so as to not burn any exploits.
According to the latest comScore research, Apple’s iPhone is the leader of the smartphone market in the United States. In the three months, which ended in April, the iPhone had a market share of about 41%.
According to the latest report from research firm Chitika Insights, iOS 7 adoption rate has recently reached 89.7%. Such figure is based on the data about web traffic generated by North American iPhone users.
Stefan Esser (aka i0n1c), a hacker behind iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak, has explained how he managed to hack his iPhone.
The company from Cupertino is reportedly planning to restrict vacation time for its German retail employees in September. The only possible reason for such a decision is the launch of a new product or products. Aside from German employees, people working at Apple's retail stores in a number of other countries will get the same restricted vacations. This is another indication of the iPhone release, which is said to take place in August or September.
A couple of photos showing cases for both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 have recently appeared on the Internet. According to what is shown on the images, we can say that the would-be handsets are noticeably larger than their predecessors.