March 22nd, 2013

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Google and Apple have crossed swords over apps once more, with personal assistant Google Now the catalyst. Reports last week claimed that Google Now was set to debut for iOS, based on a supposedly leaked...

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February 21st, 2013

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Temple Run 2, Google Maps and Line Pop top Distimo’s familiar looking list of top new iOS apps for 2013. The analyst ranked new apps released to the App Store from October 2012 to January 2013 by the...

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December 18th, 2012

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Was there pent-up demand for a downloadable Google Maps app for iPhone? Just a bit: according to Google, the app was downloaded more than 10m times in the first 48 hours after its release earlier this...

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December 13th, 2012

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Google has taken two big steps forward in its bid for total maps domination, with the company’s long-awaited iOS Maps app now available from the App Store and the launch of an SDK that will allow developers...

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November 16th, 2012

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Google has reportedly distributed a test version of Maps for iOS to people outside the company, putting it on a collision course with Apple over mapping. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is...

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October 4th, 2012

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Google Street View is going live on the Google Maps web app, effectively replacing for iPhone users the functionality that was lost when Apple replaced Google Maps in iOS 6. Apple Insider reports that...

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October 1st, 2012

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Google has unveiled a number of updates for Google Maps, including rolling out 45-degree imagery to 51 new cities. New locations that budding geographers can enjoy at the 45-degree aerial view include...

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September 26th, 2012

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Google has not submitted a Google Maps app to Apple according to CEO Eric Schmidt, although the two companies do talk regularly. Apple has come under considerable criticism for its decision to dump Google...

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September 24th, 2012

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There's a lot of hot air, speculation and partial coverage of Apple's problems with its new Apple Maps app in iOS 6. Which is why a blog post by mapping expert Mike Dobson was getting so much linklove...

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