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Apple acquires HopStop to help improve Maps app

HopStop! I’m sure you don’t need reminding of the fiasco surrounding Apple’s Maps app when it first launched months back. Since that time, the company has made it a public goal to improve the software. Personally I’ve never had any problems with the Maps app on my iPhone 5, but I won’t complain if Apple continues to make it as good as it can be. In that…

Garmin apps updated with Bluetooth audio, Wikipedia integration

Navigation giant Garmin updated its NAVIGON and StreetPilot Onboard applications today. Both applications have a host of new features including Bluetooth audio support and in-app integration with Wikipedia. What’s more, the popular map manager function from the NAVIGON app is now available in StreetPilot Onboard as well. This will reportedly allow…

TiP Daily: March 7, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily March 7, 2013: A new rumors suggests Intel could be in the running to provide processors for future iOS devices, Apple Maps beat Google in latest real-world comparison, and more! – Apple Maps bests competition: http://tinyurl.com/cuzvwqz – Apple streaming service troubles: http://tinyurl.com/crdkvww – Intel…

Apple Maps outperforms Google and Waze in head-to-head comparison

In a new column for PC Magazine, columnist John C. Dvorak, along with TWiT broadcaster Leo LaPorte and writer Glenn Rubenstein, put three of the most popular mobile maps applications to the test, and you may be surprised by the outcome. Each participant in the experiment was in a separate vehicle and using a separate mapping program: LaPorte with…

TiP Daily: Feb 22, 2013 [VID]

Jake Rosati

TiP Daily Feb 22, 2013: A photo of a reported iPad 5 case hit the web, a new study claims iPhone is most reliable smartphone, and more! – iPad mini 2 displays: http://tinyurl.com/avp8y2e – iPhone reliability: http://tinyurl.com/a7skrla – Street View app: http://tinyurl.com/bj6vnzf – Follow me on Twitter: http://tinyurl.com/6xjt8hc – TiP…

TiP Daily: Dec 21, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily Dec 21, 2012: Google Maps wins the best app of 2012, a new jailbreak tweak totally revamps iOS multitasking, and more! – Google Maps wins best app of 2012: http://tinyurl.com/c2c68k7 – Auxo jailbreak tweak: http://tinyurl.com/d8nkdf7 – Quiz Cam 1.0.4: http://tinyurl.com/cycu8gk – Follow me on…

TiP Daily: Dec 19, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily Dec 19, 2012: Rumors suggest Apple is prepping for the release of the iPad mini 2, iOS 6 adoption rates jump 29% after Google releases its Maps app, and more! – iPad mini 2 preparations: http://tinyurl.com/c9wbh7b – iOS 6 adoption jump: http://tinyurl.com/cazqejx – EA Games sale: http://tinyurl.com/cnf34nj – Follow me on…

Google Maps overview on iPhone 5 [VID]

Cam checks out the brand new native Google Maps app for iOS. It’s pretty swish, and it’s free! App Store link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-maps/id585027354?mt=8 Cam on twitter: http://twitter.com/TiP_Cam TiP on Facebook: http://facebook.com/todaysiphone TiP on…