Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

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Apple to Release iOS 6.1.2 to Address Passcode and Exchange Bugs

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According to German site, iPhone-Ticker, Apple is planning to release iOS 6.1.2 as early as next week. This comes only a few days after the Cupertino, California based company released iOS 6.1.1 to the public, which addressed 3G issues on the iPhone 4S. iOS 6.1.1 only addressed the 3G issue, so it is likely that the other features noted on … Read More

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Apple Internally Testing Golden Master version of iOS 6.1, Releasing Soon

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Apple released several beta versions of iOS 6.1 to developers and is now set to release it to the public. The company was reportedly testing a new beta of 6.1, the Golden Master version, which usually remains unchanged with the public release. According to German site, iFun, Apple is going to release the GM version to developers very soon. The … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP of Technologies, Bob Mansfield Sells off $20.4M worth of Company Stock

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According to a filing with the SEC, Apple Inc. (AAPL) Senior Vice President of Technologies, Bob Mansfield has sold off 35,000 shares of AAPL stock for the price of $582.21 per share, which equates to about $20.4 million. Mansfield reportedly has 29,548 shares remaining with the company, and will be offered another stock option of 150,000 shares. These shares will … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Fires Manager of iOS 6 Maps Team

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has fired the manager of the iOS 6 Maps team, Richard Williamson. Williamson lead the team that created the new iOS 6 Maps, which many users complained was not very useful, and was not entirely accurate in providing directions. In many cases, the Maps would display a location in the wrong city … Read More

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iOS 6 Adds Turn by Turn Navigation, Real Time Traffic and 3D Maps

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During Apple’s WWDC keynote event on Monday, the company introduced iOS 6 with a redesigned Maps application, built entirely from the ground up. Rumors that Apple was looking to abandon its reliance on Google’s Map data for its Maps app were around for quite some time, and now it has been confirmed. The new and improved Maps application in iOS … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies

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The web is swirling from news of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquiring mapping company, C3 Technologies in an effort to beat out competition with Google’s Map data, currently available on all iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch models. AAPL has been relying upon Google to provide iOS users with map data and location based services, something that Apple Inc. is trying to … Read More

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iOS 5 To Continue Using Google Maps?

The rumor mill has been discussing the possibility of Apple introducing its own Maps application for iOS devices since it acquired Placebase and Plogy9. Various job postings by Apple in the past fueled speculation about new mapping services however, the Cupertino Calif., based company might not be ready for it just yet. 9to5Google earlier today reported that according to their … Read More

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Job Listing Reveals Apple is Revamping Maps App for iOS

A new job listing on Apple’s website reveals the Cupertino company is currently revamping its Maps application for iOS. The listing is for an iOS Maps Application Developer who will “develop sophisticated user interfaces” and “add new and innovative features.” The Maps application that comes built-in to iOS has been begging for an update for some time. While it has … Read More

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iSeeYou: Sharing Location Made Easier

iSeeYou Rating: Big Brother is truly watching you, along with your little brother, your mum and aunt… Share your location easily and quickly among your friends. All you need is to share the ID number and the password with the people you want to be observed by. Then, through iseeyou.venikom.com they can find your current destination. This application is essentially … Read More

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Amazing Digital Compass Apps for the iPhone 3GS

iPhone developers are rapidly developing new iPhone apps which use the latest API’s in iPhone SDK 3.0 and new iPhone 3GS hardware capabilities. Developers are using the digital compass (magnetometer) not only in Maps applications but are also using it in games to provide unique gaming experience. Nearest Tube Augmented Reality App for iPhone 3GS from acrossair AirCoaster 3D (iPhone … Read More

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