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Is Google Maps a good or bad thing for Apple? Apparently, it’s both

Yesterday, Google launched its long-awaited Google Maps application onto Apple’s App Store (and thousands cheered), and already analysts are wondering whether Apple will benefit from Google’s new app. Needham’s Charlie Wolf reckons that Google has more to gain from its maps application, however, many are already saying that it has repaired the bad image of…

DropKicker app aims to help kick your bad habits

Albert Einstein reportedly described insanity as doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result. If I were to keep trying to use Reminders, MyFitnessPal, LoseIt, and other apps to kick my bad habits, I think that would make me certifiably insane. This, however, is a bit different: DropKicker is a universal bad-habit…

Developer points out benefits to Apple’s new Lightning connector

There has been plenty of controversy recently about Apple’s new 9-pin Lightning iPhone connector. But, out of the cloud of hate against the new cord, a developer named Rainer Brockerhoff has stepped forward with a few positive things about Apple’s new Lightning connector. Here is a list of some of the things he said he likes about the new…

iPhone 4S responsible for disappointing HTC performance

Yesterday Apple posted some pretty impressive Q2 numbers, but not every tech company was so lucky. In fact, HTC reported a whopping 70% dip in profits which, so says HTC CEO Peter Chou, is largely because of the iPhone 4S’ success in the US. “A major challenge we faced last year was the big drop in sales in the U.S. because of competition from the…