Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

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...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

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...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:04

Google Maps for iOS hits 10 million downloads

Written by Fuad Abazovic

apple
In 48 hours

The iPhone 5 is pretty nice phone by any standard. It might be missing a proper Jailbreak, but some hackers and developers will likely come up with something, hopefully as early as next week. If the world doesn’t end in a few days, of course.

However, many people were really unhappy with Apple's iOS 6 maps, but the maps were also quite entertaining. It was funny to see that I have a Starbucks in by neighborhood, just across the street, despite the fact that it closed some three years ago and reopened as a McCafe. Rumour has it that Apple's Scot Forstall got fired over the maps debacle.

Since I am based in Europe, having a Starbucks just across the street would be a big deal, as they are few and far between in this part of the world. Luckily the iPhone 5 got the mapping software it deserves last week and now the map points to the right café. Hence, it is hardly surprising that more than 10 million people download Google Maps for iOS in just 48 hours. iPhone users clearly got used to Google Maps over the years, as they were present on the iPhone since 2007.

Now the iPhone 4/5 as well as iPad users stuck with iOS 6 all have the access to Google Maps, and it seems that everyone is happy about it, especially Google who might got a saucy deal out of it.

You can read more here.

Last modified on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:50
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments