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The major new feature of the company's new iOS 6 mobile operating system is a new mapping module developed by Apple itself — a replacement for the Google-supplied maps that have been standard on the iPhone since it debuted in 2007. It is a change borne not of user demand, but of corporate politics: Google's Android platform is the biggest competitive threat to the iPhone, so Apple is cutting ties with Google. iPhone owners might have loved Google Maps, but Apple has no love for Google.
Twitter for iPad was finally updated to version 5.0 — but unfortunately, the update removes much of what made the app a unique and interesting experience, replacing it with what feels like a blown-up phone interface.
Amazon stepped up its presence in the tablet market today with the introduction of Kindle Fire HD, an 8.9-inch tablet squarely aimed at high-end competition from Apple, Samsung, and other manufacturers. We've compared the device with a number of other tablets.
Google Search app for iPad and iPhone adds voice-based answers, available in the 'next couple of days'
Google has updated its search app for iOS to include voice-based questions and answers. You can "ask for the weather in a natural way" and it will provide results. It mirrors the functionality already introduced for Android 4.1 and, in many ways, the functionality of Siri.Developing...
Refurbished versions of the third-generation iPad are now available through the Apple Store, providing a $50 discount on the regular unit price.
Video aggregating app Fanhattan attempts make it easier for iOS users to find TV shows and movies they want to watch, regardless of what service they're available on, and the company just released a major update that adds more content and organization options.
Apple's Podcasts app for iOS hasn't been one of its best-received pieces of software — questionable interface aside, the app also came with plenty of bugs, making users questions why they should use it over alternate solutions. Fortunately, Apple has been heeding those complaints and just pushed out a new version to the iTunes App Store.
A UK judge in the High Court of Justice's Chancery Division today ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab does not infringe upon the design of Apple's iPad because Samsung's tablet isn't well-designed enough to be confused with Apple's product.
Photos of Google's new Chrome for iOS web browser from Google I/O 2012.
The Verge does a hands-on with Apple's new Smart Case, a new form of protection for your new iPad or iPad 2 that offers the same magnetic on/off capabilities as the Smart Cover but also protects the entire device from scratches.
Sources have told 9to5 Mac that iOS 6 will include Siri for iPad and Mountain Lion features like iCloud tab syncing, VIP Mail, and the "Do Not Disturb" switch.
For those who haven't let go of MobileMe yet, Apple's start issuing firm reminders that its days are numbered, in the form of emails to users as well as iPhone alerts reminding users to start transitioning their data over to iCloud or prepare to see it vanish.
Tweetbot released an update for iPhone and iPad this week that adds an option to mute tweets by keyword, location-based search, and offline support to favorite posts or read them later.
The Special Operations Apps / System for Optical Attachments or [SOA]2, designed by a private contractor, is a set of adapters and apps that allows soldiers to connect infrared, night vision, or long-range cameras to the iPhone 4S or new iPad.