5 Best Maps App Alternatives to Apple Maps for iPhone

Now that it is official that Apple Maps suck, we present the top 5 alternatives to Apple Maps that will help you find your way to your next destination instead of getting you lost. Google is working on a Maps App for iOS which is rumored to be available later this year, till then these nifty Apps already available for iOS should turn out to be extremely helpful for you. It is a good time to be a Maps App developer, for sure! Read More

Google Earth and Google Maps Will Be In One App for iOS

It is evident that Google is working on a Maps App for iOS devices. After Apple decided to remove Google Maps from iOS, and Apple Maps turned out to be horrible, Google’s stock pushed up higher and the folks at Google are now working very hard to make sure that a Maps App that uses data from Google is made available to the masses. Read More

Google’s Native Maps App Now Awaiting Apple’s Approval

Google Maps vs Apple MapsWe know it, Apple’s Maps App is absolutely crappy. The data engine just does not stand up to the expectations of users and when compared to Google’s Maps App which has been gathering data for a long time now, it is nowhere close. 9to5Mac now reports that Google’s native Maps App for iOS has already been submitted and that it is pending approval from the Apple App Store team. Read More

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Popular iOS Photo App Snapseed Acquired by Google

You know how the old saying goes, “If you can’t compete with them, buy em”. Today is a huge day. Google has acquired popular iOS App Snapseed to compete with Instagram. Snapseed comes from Nik Software who also own various other photography Apps, but amongst all of them, Snapseed was their crowned jewel which now belongs to Google. Read More

Samsung’s All New Anti-Apple Ad – “It Doesn’t Take A Genius”

Samsung is now playing it smart. Not exactly sure, how smart it is, but sure. They will be releasing a paper ad tomorrow on all major publications that will say “It Doesn’t Take A Genius”. The ad will compare the iPhone 5 with the Samsung Galaxy S III in terms of all features and design. The ad also says that “The Next Big Thing Is Already Here”. Read More

Official YouTube App Hits The App Store

Google has finally made an official YouTube App available on the App Store. Starting with iOS 6, Apple decided to remove the default YouTube client on iOS and today, Google has responded to that by coming up with a native YouTube App for iOS devices. The App is way better than the standard client or even the website. And it would make Google a lot more money. Read More

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Agrees That Android Tablets Suck

amazon jeff bezosAt an event today, even Amazon’s Jeff Bezos agreed that Android tablets suck. Before unveiling the new Kindle Fire tablets, Jeff Bezos clearly identified the competition and agreed for the fact that Android tablets are horrible and don’t work.

Here is what he said –

“Customers are smart. Last year, there were more than two dozen Android tablets launched into the marketplace, and nobody bought ‘em. Why? Because they’re gadgets, and people don’t want gadgets anymore. They want services that improve over time. They want services that improve every day, every week, and every month.”

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Sparrow Acquired by Google

sparrowUnbelievable, right? I know it. Sparrow, the extremely famous mail App for Mac and iOS has been acquired by Google. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed by the Sparrow team or by Google. The Sparrow CEO has made it clear that they won’t be releasing any updates to the App as they will now focus on their work at Google. The entire Sparrow team will be moving to Google to work on future products. Hopefully, a better Mac Gmail client will be made available, but for avid Sparrow users, this is sad news. Sparrow will however provide updates for critical bugs and also support for users. Read More

Chrome Coming to iOS Today

At Day 2 of Google I/O, Google announced that Chrome will be making its way to the App Store for iPhone and iPad users today. Sporting the same clean UI, incognito mode, tab view and more, Google Chrome will be finally launching on iOS making the browsing experience seamless. Google also at the keynote announced that it will be bringing Google Drive to iOS for which over 10M+ users have signed up already. You can also sync all your bookmarks and other information now with Chrome on iOS. Read More