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State of iOS 6 Jailbreak: Not Quite Yet, but Several Developers Are Working On It

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When it comes to iOS, it is generally recommended that you upgrade as soon as possible. Ordinarily, the only exception to this rule is for those that rely on jailbreaking to get the most out of their Apple iDevice experience. With iOS 6, however, there are several reasons why you might want to hold off.

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App Review: YouTube for iOS

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The license agreement between Google and Apple for the Apple YouTube app could not have ended at a better time. With the coming of iOS 6, came the introduction of the new standalone Google YouTube app on September 11, 2012. There is no reason to be upset about this exchange either. The new YouTube includes a lot more features and ...

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iOS 6 Users Reporting WIFI Connectivity Problems

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Besides less than great maps, iOS 6 users might have another issue at hand: WIFI connectivity. Apparently some have had problems turning WIFI on after upgrading to iOS 6. For others, WIFI seems to work but they can't get it to connect to a network.

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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 fair for those that want ...

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iOS 6 – Should you upgrade? What about jailbreaking?

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Apple's newest version of iOS 6 is finally here, but should you upgrade? There are many great reasons to consider an upgrade. The biggest are for the new Maps, SIRI upgrades, better Facebook integration, the use of Facetime over data and panorama mode for camera.

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AT&T May Charge Extra For Using FaceTime Over Cellular In iOS6

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When it comes to using FaceTime video chat there is only one way to do it and that's through WIFI- or at least it was the only way. Starting with iOS 6, cellular network access of FaceTime video chat will now be enabled, although it sounds like AT&T is planning on controlling the use of the service and may likely require an additional charge to enable it, at least according to 9to5Mac.

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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 familiar with the look and ...

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Apple iOS 6

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Apple's WWDC 2012 kicked off today with the keynote and one of the big announcements was the unveiling of "the world's most advanced mobile operating system." So, what's new with iOS 6?

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iOS 6 Could Bring Custom Maps with Siri Voice Nav, Facebook and Twitter

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WWDC 2012 is only a week or so away now and it is highly anticipated that we will finally see at least a beta of iOS 6. With that in mind, iMore created a wonderful piece talking about what features iOS 6 could possibly add, including what features it should borrow from existing platforms.

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Apple Acquires C3: 3D Mapping For iOS 6?

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Last year it was rumored that Apple acquired C3 Technologies, an advanced 3D mapping company. Perhaps you use Google maps and their 3D map modules which is available exclusively on Android OS. Since Google does not willingly give this technology to iOS devices.

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