Apple Maps has attracted many iOS fans but not those who rely on public transit. People yet to switch to Maps will have greater incentive in iOS 8, which is set to introduce big changes like directions to places via bus, subway, or rail.
Apple today announced the availability of iOS 7.1 for its mobile devices today. The latest version of iOS is about addressing some of the annoying problems that have been present since iOS 7 launch last fall, including the random reboots that seemed to occur for no reason.
Despite the underlying BlackBerry QNX operating system, CarPlay still looks and moves like something one might expect from Apple. Here's a look at the feature formerly known as iOS in the Car.
Screening calls on a mobile phone allows device owners to wait until a message is left, listen to a voice mail, and then decide to call back. However, there's a possibility that we might someday be able to screen calls the old fashion way and listen as they are recorded.
Apple today announced that iOS in the Car, the platform that links smartphones and in-car infotainment system, is now CarPlay. The company also revealed that several automobiles will launch with the system later this year.
Google Hangouts on iOS has replaced its outdated and counterintuitive design. The latest update also adds some new features to give it parity with the Android version of Hangouts, and even adds the ability to post videos, something that Android version cannot yet do.
Google in recent years has made great strides to improve the use of its services on an iPhone or iPad, but the company has been less active when it comes to fitting those apps into iOS 7. Today, Google got closer to completing that goal by updating Translate.
Unless you live in a city where traffic is perpetual and unavoidable - hello, Los Angeles - Google Maps has a new update that should make driving quick thanks to a new feature that reroutes the user when known traffic delays might make the current route undesirable.
Facebook today revealed that it has created a new reading app called Paper. The app is beautifully designed, connected through your social network, and launching only the iPhone. To put it simply, Paper is basically an alternative to Flipboard.
Apple has sat out the mobile payments race while several companies have fought to wrestle control over what is expected to soon be a multibillion-dollar industry. However, based on recent reports from the Wall Street Journal and comments from Apple CEO Tim Cook, mobile payments won't exclude the iPhone for much longer.