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Topic: iOS 6

Apple-Waze social mapping acquisition 'not happening'

01/03/2013, 02:01 pm

Reports claiming that Apple could buy social mapping service Waze have been rescinded, with the source of the rumor now saying such a deal is "not happening."

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Apple says New Year's 'Do Not Disturb' bug will fix itself Jan. 7

01/02/2013, 02:01 pm

Apple has posted a support document on its website, informing users that a bug with the "Do Not Disturb" feature in iOS 6 will automatically be resolved after Jan. 7.

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Apple ad touts iOS 'Do Not Disturb' as same feature is affected by New Year's bug

01/02/2013, 07:01 am

The same day Apple began running a new ad highlighting the "Do Not Disturb" functionality in iOS 6, the same feature was plagued by a New Year's bug.

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Service for pirating iOS apps abruptly closes, cites 'stagnant' community

12/31/2012, 07:12 am

A prominent service for jailbroken iPhones that served up stolen iOS App Store applications abruptly closed on Sunday, marking a major victory for Apple in the war on piracy.

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iOS 6 bug reenables JavaScript in Safari without user consent

12/21/2012, 10:12 am

The Safari browser in Apple's iOS 6 platform has a potentially serious JavaScript bug that could have major security and privacy implications.

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American Airlines, Sephora excited by initial uptake of Apple's Passbook

12/20/2012, 01:12 pm

The launch of Apple's Passbook with iOS 6 has the exceeded expectations of companies like American Airlines and Sephora, who say they have seen quicker-than-expected growth for the new platform.

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Siri's reliance on Google cut in half with iOS 6

12/20/2012, 08:12 am

Tests with Apple's voice-driven personal assistant, Siri, have found that the service turns to Google for an answer in iOS 6 half as much as it did in iOS 5.

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Apple releases iOS 6.0.2 for iPhone 5, iPad mini with Wi-Fi bug fix

12/18/2012, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 6.0.2, a minor update specifically tailored for the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini that addresses a bug related to Wi-Fi.

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Google Maps downloaded 10M times in first 48 hours on iOS App Store

12/17/2012, 04:12 pm

The eagerly awaited debut of a standalone Google Maps application for iOS was quickly embraced by users, who downloaded the software more than 10 million times in the first two days.

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Launch of Google Maps for iPhone viewed as a 'mixed blessing' for Apple

12/14/2012, 08:12 am

Between Apple and Google, the biggest winner in the launch of Google Maps for the iPhone is probably Google, one analyst believes.

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Australian police also warn of safety concerns with Google Maps

12/12/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple's iOS 6 Maps aren't alone in giving users poor directions in Australia: Authorities have also warned that Google Maps can recommend potentially dangerous routes.

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Inaccurate Apple Maps directions causes 'life threatening issue' for travelers, says Australian police [u]

12/10/2012, 03:12 am

Police in Victoria, Australia issued a warning to motorists on Monday, saying directions from Apple's new iOS 6 Maps app has recently caused a number of travelers to become stranded in a remote national park.

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Discover launches Passbook support for cardholder rewards

12/06/2012, 03:12 pm

Discover released an updated version of its iPhone app on Thursday that will enable cardholders to store and redeem eCertificates through Apple’s Passbook app.

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Re/Max real estate agents to sport Passbook business cards on Apple's iPhone

12/04/2012, 10:12 am

Re/Max is turning to Apple's iPhone and the new Passbook feature of iOS 6 to equip its real estate agents with digital business cards.

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Apple exec Eddy Cue 'racing' to improve iOS Maps

11/28/2012, 11:11 am

A new report sheds more light on the behind-the-scenes personnel shakeup at Apple in the wake of criticism over the new Maps application that debuted in iOS 6.

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Apple fires iOS 6 Maps chief

11/27/2012, 01:11 pm

Apple has reportedly fired the executive in charge of its widely ridiculed Maps application built in to the iOS 6 mobile operating system.

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iOS 6 reportedly fixes bug that failed to redirect iMessages for stolen iPhones

11/20/2012, 06:11 pm

It was reported on Tuesday that an iMessages bug, which allowed stolen iPhones to receive messages intended for the device's owner even after being remotely wiped, has been fixed with iOS 6.

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iOS 6.0 bug causes audio streams to download multiple times, can cause data overages

11/14/2012, 07:11 pm

A system-wide bug in Apple's iOS 6.0.0 AV Foundation framework has been found to trigger multiple downloads of streaming media, such as podcasts, over Wi-FI and cellular networks that could lead to massive data bills.

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Nokia's free 'Here' maps coming to Apple's iOS with offline support

11/13/2012, 01:11 pm

Nokia on Tuesday announced it will bring a new mapping service dubbed "Here" to Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple reportedly paid $21M to use Swiss Railway clock design

11/10/2012, 07:11 pm

A report on Saturday claims that Apple paid some $21 million to license the iconic clock-face used in its most recent iOS 6 mobile operating system, a design made famous by the Swiss Federal Railway's train station clocks.

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