Sep 29

After Tim Cook apologized in an open letter for Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps App and suggested other Map alternatives including webbased Google Maps and Nokia Maps, Apple has also added a new featured section to the App Store highlighting some other “free and paid” map alternatives. This section includes map apps such as RoadMate USA, Waze, Mapquest, Garmin, Bing, and MotionX. It looks like Apple is taking the Map criticism seriously. » Apple Created Alternative Maps Section In The App Store

Sep 29

Tim Cook “Apple’s CEO” has published an letter to customers to apologize for the new Apple-powered Maps app in iOS 6. Apple replaced Google Maps with their own Apple Maps in iOS 6 but “most” people prefer Google Maps over Apple Maps, Tim Cook wrote in the letter that Apple is “sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers” and even told its customers to use alternative Map apps “like Bing, MapQuest and Waze, or use Google or Nokia maps” while Apple is improving Maps. Read the full letter after the break. » Tim Cook Apologizing In Open Letter On Maps For iOS 6

Dec 17

Localscope is the ultimate social data powered GPS tool for iPhone and iPod touch. With this app you will be able to easily discover places and people around you using Google, Bing, Foursquare, Twitter, and Wikimapia. Localscope is not restricted to the neighborhood which allows users to explore points of interest around an existing address in the contacts or any place in the world. 3D compass provides real time location updates with distance and direction meters. Worldwide availability and augmented reality view will assure the most enjoyable and convenient experience for everyone. Localscope will be available in the App Store soon.

Jan 23

bingWill Bing be the new default search engine for the iPhone? The new rumours are that Bing will be integrated in firmware OS4.0 as the new defaultĀ  search engine. Does this mean that Google will be removed as the default search engine? » Bing: The New Default Search Engine On The iPhone?

Aug 28

Bing-Logo-White-249x193Microsoft has posted the Bing iPhone and Mac OS X SDK for developers to utilize, according to a post on the Bing Community Blog.

The Bing iPhone and Mac SDK is available for download on CodePlex, open source under the Microsoft Public License (MS-PL).

» Microsoft Offers Bing SDK To iPhone Developers