iOS 6: Apple drops Google Maps, debuts in-house...
According to trusted sources, Apple has an incredible headline feature in development for iOS 6: a completely in-house maps application. Apple will drop the Google Maps program running on iOS since 2007 in favor for a new Maps app with an Apple backend. See on 9to5mac.com
Baidu says to launch new smartphone next week
Baidu Inc, China’s largest search engine, will launch a new smartphone partnership next week, that will see the smartphone use an upgraded version of its mobile operating system, a senior company executive said on Friday. See on reuters.com
Foxconn chief says company is preparing for Apple...
Foxconn is preparing to manufacture Apple’s anticipated television set, the manufacturing company’s chairman reportedly said in a speech. See on appleinsider.com
Facebook to sell apps through new online hub
Facebook Inc unveiled a new hub for consumers to find games and other apps on the social network, including its first storefront for selling paid apps, in the company’s latest effort to expand the ways its makes money from its massive audience. See on reuters.com
Apple Immune To Carrier Subsidies
Because Apple’s stock is down, financial news outlets are on the prowl for an explanation. There is no good explanation, but the explanation that seems to have stuck is the risk of carriers cutting subsidies,” Jeff Borack writes for Seeking Alpha. See on seekingalpha.com
Apple to release sub-$250 7-inch 8GB iPad in...
Rumors of a new, smaller iPad continue to surface, with the latest report claiming Apple is preparing to launch a 7-inch tablet this October with 8 gigabytes of storage for less than $250. See on appleinsider.com
HP exec: 'Apple may like to think they own silver,...
When asked about similarities between the design of HP’s new Ultrabook and Apple’s MacBook Air, an HP executive dismissed concerns that Apple could sue. See on appleinsider.com
Apple scores big bump in customer satisfaction
Amazon came out on top, but Apple saw the biggest jump in customer satisfaction among the top 100 online retailers measured by ForeSee. See on news.cnet.com
Google looks to replicate iOS Game Center, app...
In an attempt to bolster Android’s presence in mobile gaming Google is reportedly developing an app that is similar to Apple’s Game Center, and is looking to revamp its Google Play payment system to streamline purchases. See on appleinsider.com
iOS Google+ app gets major overhaul
Google updated its Google+ social networking app for iOS on Wednesday, combining significant design changes under the hood with a more integrated user interface experience. See on appleinsider.com
What’s Behind the Drop in Kindle Fire Shipments?
Once hailed as the first true rival to the iPad, Amazon’s Kindle Fire no longer seems to be much of a threat to Apple’s tablet. The Fire had no impact on Apple’s March-quarter iPad sales. Indeed, during the company’s second-quarter earnings call, CFO Peter Oppenheimer said Apple is selling new iPads “as fast as we can make them.” See on allthingsd.com
Apple's next iPhone coming in September, 7" iPad...
Pegatron has reportedly landed orders for Apple’s next-generation iPhone, rumored to launch in September, while Foxconn will allegedly manufacture a new 7-inch iPad arriving in August. See on appleinsider.com
The state of e-books and e-readers in the U.S.A.
One-fifth of American adults (21%) report that they have read an e-book in the past year, and this number increased following a gift-giving season that saw a spike in the ownership of both tablet computers and e-book reading devices such as the original Kindles and Nooks.1 See on macdailynews.com
Maintenez votre liste de contacts à jour avec...
See on Scoop.it - Veille Techno et Informatique “Autrement” SmartSync permet de synchroniser et de garder à jour votre liste de contact en récupérant toutes les informations, photos, date d’anniversaire, adresse, site web, numéro de téléphone, etc… depuis votre compte Facebook. See on top-application.com
Polar H7 Bluetooth Low Power Heart Rate Monitor In...
The Polar H7 Bluetooth heart rate monitor strap has arrived and it allows users to get heart rate data with their iPhone 4S and Motorola Razr Droid without the need of having an expensive receiver dongle. It also uses half the energy and integrates with Polar watches and gym equipment. See on fitnesselectronicsblog.com
Apple Jumps to #17 in Fortune 500 Rankings
Fortune yesterday released its 2012 “Fortune 500” list, ranking America’s largest companies by revenue. As a result of its continued strong growth, Apple rose 18 spots from last year’s rankings to land at #17 in the new rankings, which are based on companies’ fiscal year reports. See on macrumors.com
New iPad Coming to 30 Additional Countries...
As revealed by Apple’s iPad selection page for Latin America, the new iPad will be launching in 13 new countries in that region this Friday, May 11. The most significant new addition is Brazil… See on macrumors.com
Apple accidentally reveals iCloud.com banner...
A test of a new banner notification feature at Apple’s official iCloud website was mistakenly made public on Tuesday, revealing a forthcoming feature for the service. See on appleinsider.com
Why Microsoft's anti-iPad strategy will backfire
Redmond’s isolationist tack toward Apple’s tablet will only make Windows, Office, and SharePoint less relevant to users… See on infoworld.com
Luxembourg official sticks up for Apple's iTunes...
Responding to a The New York Times report on Apple’s efforts to reduce its tax bill, a Luxembourg trade official has spoken up in defense of the company’s operations. See on appleinsider.com