Posts Tagged: "Maps"

iOS Map Alternatives

14 Alternative Map Apps for iOS 6 (list)

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Many are not happy with iOS 6 Maps that replaced Google Maps from the previous operating system.  Many consider it to be the weakest map app of all the iOS updates. It’s basically dependent on third party apps for the region you’re in, which can range from pretty good to...

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iBike POWERHOUSE iPhone Review

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I had a bike when I was a kid but it wasn’t anything fancy — and the extent of the high-tech was a mechanical bell you could ring on the handle-bars. My wife though is an avid biker and even has one of those collapsable models that you can carry...

iOS 6 Apps

11 iPhone Apps Available Now That Mimic iOS 6 (list)

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Apple’s iOS 6 won’t be released until later this fall, but we’ve compiled some apps that mimic (sort of) some of the new features that the latest iOS version contains.  And while these substitute apps still aren’t 100% the same, they should still do the trick and sustain your iOS...

iOS 6

31 Of the Best iOS 6 Features (list)

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Apple released details that it’ll be releasing iOS 6 this fall that “take your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in entirely new directions.” Apparently, it’ll do so by providing users more features that make everyday tasks even better and easier. The free upgrade will be available wirelessly on the aforementioned...

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Maptor Handheld Map Projector

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In Japanese Maptor means ominous robot bent on world domination, which isn’t a perfectly accurate translation but gets most of the meaning across. The Maptor device, on the other hand, has less of an overpowering feel about it, though if you’re an archeologist used to poring over paper maps, getting...

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Apple Buys Online Maps Maker Poly9

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Apple continues its global domination (or at least, small tech companies) with the acquisition of Poly9, makers of online map apps including 3D views and mapping APIs. The formerly Quebec-based developer has now reportedly relocated most of its employees to Apple’s campus in Cupertino, CA. With this acquisition, will Apple...

Google Maps Going 3D (video)

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[GR]4k2_HHrk8Y8[/GR] You can’t beat Google, or so it would seem.  Their mapping site, Google Maps, will soon include 3D views of major cities around the world, complete with trash and landmarks.  Check the above video to see New York City in 3D....