Siri and Maps Expected in Mac OS X 10.9

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While we’re not yet sure which jungle cat they’re going to choose next, we’re hearing rumblings that Apple is planning to integrate both the Siri voice assistant and Apple Maps into the newest build of Mac OS X. This is based on early test builds of OS X 10.9, the retail version of which should be launching next year.

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Blurry pictures of Google Maps for iOS Alpha leaked?

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Why did Apple jump ship to their own app platform? The biggest reason had to do with the fact that Google Maps for iOS was massively inferior to the Android version. Google didn’t offer turn-by-turn directions or any of the features needed to really make it stand out. That being said, Apple’s rush to get their own map program into the hands of iOS users hasn’t exactly turned out great.

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Apple Plans on Using its Apple Store Employees to Improve Map Experience

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While iOS 6 is really a pretty impressive update, there are two things that are holding it back and bringing lots of negative attention its way: its Wi-Fi connectivity problems and its less-than-stellar Maps. While they’ve yet to say what they are doing to fix the Wi-Fi problems, Apple is now speaking up about their […]

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Want Google Maps Back for iOS 6? A solution may soon be at hand

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Apple’s maps are awesome, so much better than Google Maps. No? Well at least they are pretty. Alright, harsh sarcasm aside- Apple’s maps leave a lot to be desired at the moment. Will they improve and become worthy of the Apple brand? I imagine so, it just takes some time. In the meantime, it’s not […]

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New Apple Maps for iOS 6 vs. Google Maps Comparison

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One of the many changes that you’ll find in iOS 6 is the departure away from Google Maps and toward Apple’s own Maps app based on OpenStreetMap data. So, which is better and how do they compare? The best way to determine that is to look at them side by side. You might already be […]

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Apple Maps Has Its Own Turn-By-Turn Navigation Using SIRI For Narration

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No longer content with letting Google control the mapping world with Google Maps, Apple announced it was diving in with its own solution. Taking a closer look at the new map system, Apple Maps has Apple doing all the cartography itself, has turn-by-turn navigation in iOS 6 with narration from SIRI and also has full integration with Yelp.

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