Featured Articles

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

Intel's 5th Core processor family, codenamed Broadwell, will launch in three lines for the mobile segment. We are talking about upcoming…

More...
Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Google's Chromebook OS should be updating automatically every six weeks, but Intel doesn't come close with its hardware refresh schedule.

More...
New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

Rumours involving upcoming Nexus devices are nothing uncommon, but this year there is a fair bit of confusion, especially on the…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 11:38

Google Maps not coming to iPhone 5

Written by Peter Scott



Twisted bridges and ghost airports are here to stay


Bad news for iPhone lovers. Google is not planning to provide a Google Maps app for the iPhone 5, or should we say for iOS 6.

Apple’s alternative maps app, which seems to have been designed by a crack team of colourblind moles with no sense of direction, has already marred the iPhone 5/iOS 6 rollout and even Apple’s loyal fans are up in arms over the flop.

However, Google thinks it can make Apple change its mind by simply refusing to provide an alternative to Cupertino’s app.

"We think it would have been better if they had kept ours. But what do I know?" Google CEO Eric Schmidt told reporters in Tokyo. "What were we going to do, force them not to change their mind? It's their call."

So either Apple lets Google back in its walled garden of delights, or Apple users get stuck with a horrid maps app. We would bet on the latter.

More here.


blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments