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Apple Maps Directs Drivers Airport Runway
2013-09-26 08:09:29

Apple’s Maps have twice in one month directed travelers to drive across an active airport runway in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Google Updates Maps For Apple iOS In A Big Way
2013-03-05 15:20:56

Google has just released version 1.1 of Google Maps for iOS, packing Google contacts compatibility, the ability to switch to Kilometers, and an easier way to find common destinations around you.

How Siri Was Almost An Android
2013-01-25 11:25:11

According to a story in the Huffington Post, iPhone's popular AI assistant Sira was almost an Android app before Apple swooped in and brought the app in-house.

Apple Maps Manager Williamson Reportedly Fired
2012-11-28 09:55:04

Yesterday evening, news had surfaced that there’s been another Map-related firing within 1 Infinite Loop, as Eddy Cue has now fired Richard Williamson, the manager directly responsible for the troubled Maps app.

Microsoft Announces Windows Leadership Changes
2012-11-13 10:13:47

In the wake of a new operating system, a launch of a new smartphone OS and new hardware, and their very first tablet, Microsoft has been able to make even more waves by firing Steve Sinofsky.

Google Updates Search To Compete With Siri
2012-11-01 04:04:59

While Google has had voice search for some time, the Apple competitor just released the app in the iTunes store for iOS devices including iPhone and iPad.

Apple Exec Scott Forstall Let Go
2012-10-30 09:36:52

Apple quietly issued a press release in the wake of a Google Nexus announcement and early reviews of Microsoft’s Surface tablet announcing a reorganizing of their executive staff.

Apple's Secretive Purple Project
2012-08-06 04:41:32

Somewhere in the middle of Apple and Samsung’s row are little tidbits of interesting information for the rest of us.

Apple iPhone GPS
2012-06-13 07:52:44

Not every company is able to hang with Apple at this altitude, however, and sometimes Apple must step on a few shoulders in order to achieve such great heights.

siri_gallery_overview
2012-06-12 16:57:45

Monday was more than a monumental keynote at Apple’s developers conference: It was also a coming out party for Siri.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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