Apple has many competitors and rivals – among them Samsung, Google, and Microsoft – but one of its biggest “rivals” is not even a company but the practice of jailbreaking. Even though Apple’s engineers are working tirelessly to plug all vulnerabilities that developers can use to jailbreak its devices, it has been largely unsuccessful, only […]
Another concrete sign that Apple really bungled its Maps app for the iOS is the sheer volume of downloads for the Google Maps app that was reported shortly after it was officially released in the Apple App Store last December 12. According to Jeff Huber, the senior vice president of commerce and local at Google, […]
Google’s long-awaited, home-grown Maps app for iOS is here, and let’s just cut to the chase: it rocks. Google Maps might just be the best map app known to man.
Google’s 20 Percent initiative program is a marvelous employee-driven idea. Under the program, a Google employee can spend 20 percent of his time on personal projects that he deems worthwhile. It is a chance to break out of the monotony of work and flex their creativity. The program has been so successful that some notable […]
One place Google cannot top Apple is in the elegance of design. Design has always been the trump card in Apple’s back pocket, and it’s every bit as true with Apple Maps. And I’ll prove it.
Sometime today, Apple will drop the 6th version of iOS on iPhones, iPods, and iPads everywhere. Before you download that upgrade, here are five important things you should seriously consider doing first.
Looking for an alternative to Safari for iPhone or iPad? (Aren’t we all?) Google may have answered your prayers, because they’ve just brought Chrome to iOS.
ICANN has received umpteen zillion applications for new top-level domains, so that the web can have more than just .com, .net, and .org (and about 20 others) to work with. The applications filed by Apple and its chief competitors may surprise you.
Google+, in case you didn’t know, is the new hotness. Some reports are saying that as many as 25 million users are already signed up with Google+ and adding it to their daily social media routine. Still a far cry from Facebook’s millions and billions (or whatever), but if you’ve got an iPhone and want […]
Google Latitude, the geo-location based social network made its debut early last year. After being blocked from the App Store by Apple, Google Latitude is finally being released for the iPhone. Google Latitude, which launched in February 2009, was not available on the iPhone after Apple asked the search engine giant not develop an iOS […]