iOS 6 http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ios-6/videos en-GB Apple iOS 6 video preview http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-ios-6-video-preview/video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With over 200 new features, iOS 6 is set land on an Apple device near you as of September 19. Want to know more? 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Let&#039;s hope things go a little smoother this time </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="669" height="502" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-street-view-patent.jpg?1371113887" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_5820.jpg?1371113887" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A recently discovered patent suggests that Apple is working on a Google Street View rival.</p> <p>The "3D position tracking for panoramic imagery navigation" patent outlines a user interface which uses your iDevice's sensors to navigate panoramic images.</p> <p>Apple's new system will likely enable users to navigate virtual streets by tilting their iPhone or iPad in the direction of travel – which Apple reckons will make for a more fluid experience.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/rumour-mill/apple-maps-street-view-incoming </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-maps-street-view-incoming/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-maps-street-view-incoming/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:13:04 +0000 Esat Dedezade 424626 at http://www.stuff.tv Google Now coming to iPhone and iPad? http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-now-coming-iphone-and-ipad/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leaked video points to the imminent arrival of Google&#039;s virtual assistant on iOS. Look out, Siri… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="903" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/google-now-ios_0.jpg?1364407148" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_127.jpg?1364407148" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Android users have been managing their day with Google Now's cards for the last year – now it looks like Apple fans will finally get in on the action, with a leaked video pointing to a Google Now release for iPhone and iPad.</p> <p>The promo video was quickly pulled from YouTube, but too late for Google – <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/03/12/alleged-google-now-for-ios-video-leaks/">Engadget</a> snaffled a copy and has popped it up on the web for all to see.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apps-and-games/rumour-mill/google-now-coming-to-iphone-and-ipad </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-now-coming-iphone-and-ipad/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-now-coming-iphone-and-ipad/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:16:27 +0000 Stephen Graves 424459 at http://www.stuff.tv Apple’s iOS 6.1 arrives with iCloud song downloads http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple%E2%80%99s-ios-61-arrives-icloud-song-downloads/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Want to uncloud your cloud library? Done, thanks to the latest software update for Apple’s iPhone and iPad. And more… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iphone-generic_0.jpg?1375778953" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_150.jpg?1375778953" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has unleashed iOS 6.1, and there’s not a shoddy bit of mapping software to be seen (well, there is, but it’s not new). Instead the release of iOS 6.1 for iPhone and iPad brings the ability for iCloud users to download the music they’ve got stored on Apple’s cloud servers, so you can uncloud your cloud library.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/apple%E2%80%99s-ios-61-arrives-with-icloud-song-downloads </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple%E2%80%99s-ios-61-arrives-icloud-song-downloads/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple%E2%80%99s-ios-61-arrives-icloud-song-downloads/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:04:05 +0000 Paddy Smith 424063 at http://www.stuff.tv Rumour – Apple to unveil 4.8in iPhone in June? http://www.stuff.tv/apple/rumour-%E2%80%93-apple-unveil-48in-iphone-june/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Chinese source suggests that the next iPhone will take on larger-screened Android phones </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="649" height="487" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iphone-6-placeholder_1_0.jpg?1364407263" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="649" height="487" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iphone-6-placeholder_0.jpg?1364407263" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_176.jpg?1364407263" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Is Apple going to launch a larger iPhone this summer? That’s the latest rumour coming out of China, with the suggestion that a 4.8in iPhone (possibly the iPhone 6) will be unveiled at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference in June.</p> <p>Apple, goes the rumour, is looking to take on the likes of the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/samsung-galaxy-s3">Samsung Galaxy S3</a>, <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/htc-one-x">HTC One X</a> and other Android phones by increasing the iPhone’s screen size.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/rumour-mill/rumour-%E2%80%93-apple-to-unveil-48in-iphone-in-june </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/rumour-%E2%80%93-apple-unveil-48in-iphone-june/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/rumour-%E2%80%93-apple-unveil-48in-iphone-june/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:44:25 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 424011 at http://www.stuff.tv iOS Maps sends Australians up a creek without a paddle http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ios-maps-sends-australians-creek-without-paddle/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Town of Mildura relocated to the middle of a national park, according to Apple </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ios-6-maps-on-ipad-and-iphone-001_0.jpg?1364398066" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ios-6-maps-mildura-victoria_0.jpg?1364398066" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_343.jpg?1364398066" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple Maps' teething problems have been the cause of <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps">much merriment</a>, with the iOS 6 app relocating towns and sending users off the beaten track. Now things have taken a turn for the serious – as visitors to the Australian town of Mildura have found.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/ios-maps-sends-australians-up-a-creek-without-a-paddle </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ios-maps-sends-australians-creek-without-paddle/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/ios-maps-sends-australians-creek-without-paddle/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:02:27 +0000 Stephen Graves 423705 at http://www.stuff.tv Apple's iOS 6 clock design cost it £13 million http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apples-ios-6-clock-design-cost-it-%C2%A313-million/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Think that fancy new watch you forked out for was expensive? Think again </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ios-clock_0.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_461.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has been ordered to pay up a whopping US$21 million (£13 million) to license its clock design for iOS 6, which it had originally used without permission.</p> <p>In use since 1944 by the Swiss Federal Railway service, the minimalistic clock design has been honoured by the Museum of Modern Art, has been licensed to Swiss watch maker Modaine, and could technically be one of the most expensive timepieces ever - virtual or not.</p> <p>On the plus side, iDevice owners can technically brag about owning a multimillion dollar watch of sorts. Take that Rolex wielders.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/apples-ios-6-clock-design-cost-it-%C2%A313-million </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apples-ios-6-clock-design-cost-it-%C2%A313-million/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apples-ios-6-clock-design-cost-it-%C2%A313-million/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:06:10 +0000 Esat Dedezade 423429 at http://www.stuff.tv Yves Behar talks minimalism and the future of Apple's UI http://www.stuff.tv/apple/yves-behar-talks-minimalism-and-future-apples-ui/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We caught up with the Ouya designer to see why he hates the bookshelves in Apple&#039;s iBooks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/yves-behar-ouya_0.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ipad-skeuomorphism_0.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/microsoft-surface_0.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ouya_1.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/olpc-xo-1_0.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_488.jpg?1364398181" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>The problem with skeuomorphism*</strong> is that it reinforces the past rather than defining the future. It's like if Apple were to launch an iPad that looks like a book, with a leather-bound edge, just to keep people familiar with something they know. The "wooden" shelf in iBooks is cute, but it doesn't do anything. It's not particularly useful as we move away from putting books on a shelf in the real world.</p> <p>*ornamental software design based on real-world objects, ie. the "wooden" bookshelves in Apple's iBooks</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/yves-behar-talks-minimalism-and-the-future-of-apples-ui </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/yves-behar-talks-minimalism-and-future-apples-ui/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/yves-behar-talks-minimalism-and-future-apples-ui/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:59:07 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 423371 at http://www.stuff.tv Jonathan Ive takes over Apple interface design http://www.stuff.tv/apple/jonathan-ive-takes-over-apple-interface-design/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS VP Scott Forstall leaves Apple – will Jony Ive bring his minimalist design to iOS 7? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ipad-skeumorphism-001_0.jpg?1364398208" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ipad-skeumorphism_0.jpg?1364398208" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_513.jpg?1364398208" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Hot on the heels of the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/hands-on/ipad-mini-hands-on-review">iPad Mini</a> launch, a major shake-up at the top of Apple has seen Jonathan Ive – Apple's Senior VP of Industrial Design – taking over "leadership and direction for Human Interface responsibilities for interface design," following the departure of Senior VP of iOS software Scott Forstall.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/jonathan-ive-takes-over-apple-interface-design </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/jonathan-ive-takes-over-apple-interface-design/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/jonathan-ive-takes-over-apple-interface-design/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:10:21 +0000 Stephen Graves 423298 at http://www.stuff.tv Apple Store employees to help fix Maps errors http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-store-employees-help-fix-maps-errors/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple to use retail stores&#039; local know-how to correct its iOS 6 Maps app </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps_3_0.jpg?1364399489" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps_7.jpg?1364399489" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_3957.jpg?1364399489" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple's iOS 6 Maps app has generated its fair share of column inches, with many users<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps"> reporting errors and omissions</a> in its mapping data. Following <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/tim-cook-apologises-for-apple-maps">Apple CEO Tim Cook's apology</a> for the app's failings, Apple is working hard to rectify the situation – and it's planning to use local know-how.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/rumour-mill/apple-store-employees-to-help-fix-maps-errors </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-store-employees-help-fix-maps-errors/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-store-employees-help-fix-maps-errors/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:01:33 +0000 Stephen Graves 422966 at http://www.stuff.tv Tim Cook apologises for Apple Maps http://www.stuff.tv/apple/tim-cook-apologises-apple-maps/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It&#039;s humble Apple pie all round at Cupertino, as Apple&#039;s CEO is &quot;extremely sorry&quot; for iOS 6&#039;s Maps application </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps_2_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_3987.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Colour us surprised – Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out and apologised for the sorry state of iOS 6's Maps application, a week after the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps">internet whipped itself into a frenzy</a> over the botched app.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/tim-cook-apologises-for-apple-maps </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/tim-cook-apologises-apple-maps/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/tim-cook-apologises-apple-maps/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:53:41 +0000 Stephen Graves 422910 at http://www.stuff.tv Google Maps not coming to iOS 6 anytime soon http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-maps-not-coming-ios-6-anytime-soon/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Google chairman Eric Schmidt says Apple was wrong to drop Google Maps in favour of its own software </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/google-maps-ipad_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4008.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you’re holding out for an iOS 6-friendly Google Maps app, it might be time to move on – because Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt says there isn’t likely to be one any time soon.</p> <p>Schmidt also criticised Apple’s decision to drop Google Maps as iOS’s default maps app, telling the Wall Street Journal, “In my opinion it would have been better to retain our maps.” Easy to say when Apple’s replacement service is <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps">attracting ire from far and wide</a>…</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/google-maps-not-coming-to-ios-6-anytime-soon </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-maps-not-coming-ios-6-anytime-soon/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/google-maps-not-coming-ios-6-anytime-soon/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 19:47:35 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 422883 at http://www.stuff.tv How to get Google Maps back onto your iPhone http://www.stuff.tv/apple/how-get-google-maps-back-your-iphone/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Missing Google Maps after upgrading to iOS 6? Here&#039;s how to roll back time and embrace Street View once again </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/how-to-put-google-maps-back-onto-iphone_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you're standing in the middle of a car park <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps" target="_self">wondering why your iPhone thinks you're at the local Greggs</a> then you might be ever-so-slightly missing Google Maps on iOS. But it's too late to roll back right? Wrong – and here's how.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Downgrade to iOS 5 – iTunes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Before you get things rolling, you need to make sure that you're not currently running the latest version of iTunes (iTunes 10.7). If you are, ensure that your music is backed up, uninstall iTunes, grab the relevant installer below and install iTunes 10.6.3</p><p><a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1575" target="_self">iTunes 10.6.3 for Mac OS X</a></p><p><a href="http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1427" target="_self">iTunes 10.6.3 for Windows (64bit)</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/new-twitter-banner_538.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Downgrade to iOS 5 – download iOS 5 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Next up you're going to have to download iOS 5 for the iThing of your choice, so head on over to <a href="http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=750" target="_self">iClarified</a> and download the relevant CDMA or GSM iOS 5.1.1 IPSW file for your device.</p><p>To check which file you need simply head on over to the link for your appropriate region below, find your network and determine whether it's GSM or CDMA. </p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_Europe" target="_self">Europe </a></p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_the_Americas" target="_self">Americas</a> </p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_the_Asia_Pacific_region" target="_self">Asia</a> </p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators_of_the_Middle_East_and_Africa" target="_self">Middle East and Africa</a></p><p>Still with us? Good.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_639.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Downgrade to iOS 5 – backup </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Unless you want to lose everything, the next step involves backing up your iDevice either to iCloud or iTunes itself. To back up to iCloud hit up 'Settings', 'iCloud', 'Storage and Backup' and select 'Back Up Now'.</p><p>To backup directly to iTunes simply right-click your device on the left hand side and select 'Back Up'.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_0_527.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Downgrade to iOS 5 – install iOS 5 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>And here's where the fun begins. Go to your device page in iTunes, and click 'Restore' while pressing the 'option' key (Mac) or 'ctrl' key (Windows). This should allow you to select the iOS 5.1.1 file you downloaded earlier. </p><p>Select the file, and let iTunes do its thing. Exciting, isn't it?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_1_459.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Downgrade to iOS 5 – restore your backup </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Once your iDevice is back to running iOS 5 you can restore your data from either your previous iCloud or iTunes backup.</p><p>If nothing has melted and there's no sign of smoke then congratulate yourself for turning back the clock. Needless to say, Stuff holds no responsibility for anything that might go wrong at any stage in this process, so carry out this procedure at your own risk.</p><p>Instructions adapted from <a href="http://www.maclife.com/article/howtos/how_downgrade_back_ios_5" target="_self">MacLife</a></p><p><strong>You might also like</strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/should-you-upgrade-your-iphone-to-ios-6"></p><p>Should you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 6?</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/stuff-office-cat/stuff/stuff-office-cats-diary-%E2%80%93-250912"></p><p>Stuff Office Cat's Diary – 25/09/12</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/life-etc/news-nugget/driving-for-free-is-about-to-become-a-reality"></p><p>Driving for free is about to become a reality</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_2_386.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/how-to/how-to-get-google-maps-back-onto-your-iphone </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/how-get-google-maps-back-your-iphone/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:12:59 +0000 Esat Dedezade 422880 at http://www.stuff.tv Should you upgrade your iPhone to iOS 6? http://www.stuff.tv/apple/should-you-upgrade-your-iphone-ios-6/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Still walking around with an iPhone 4S, 4 or 3GS running on iOS 5? Here are a few reasons why you should (and shouldn&#039;t) upgrade </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ios-6_2_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-ios-6_5.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If you're still wielding your trusty iPhone 4S, 4 or even 3GS (despite reading our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/apple-iphone-5" target="_self">in-depth iPhone 5 review</a>) then you might be considering updating to iOS 6 if you haven't done so already. With different features available on different iDevices however, things can get a little confusing, so let's break things down and see if it's worth upgrading, shall we?</p> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/need-to-know/apple-ios-6-%E2%80%93-need-to-know" target="_self"></a></p> <p>Read our iOS 6 need to know guide</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade –&amp;nbsp; phone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Let's start off with the basics – an iPhone is a phone after all – and thanks to iOS 6, you can choose to reject incoming calls with a customised message or have a reminder set so that you can ring back callers later.</p><p>If you're particularly busy or have just had enough of Aunt Mabel pestering you about 'setting her up with The Google', then you can flick on the merciful Do Not Disturb switch which will render your iPhone dead to the world while locked, with all incoming calls being totally silenced and the screen remaining off.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-calls_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_640.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – FaceTime </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>iPhone 4S users can join their iPhone 5 comrades in making and receiving FaceTime calls over 3G, but iPhone 3GS users have no such luck unless they choose to jailbreak and utilise an app which makes use of the rear camera for FaceTime calls. iPhone 4S users are still locked to Wi-Fi-only FaceTime sessions. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/facetime-3g_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_0_528.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – Maps </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>By now you'll know that Apple's new Maps app has had a bit of a shaky start (<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps" target="_self">to say the least</a>) and that it can't hold a candle to Google's extremely detailed offering. Still, it has got turn-by-turn directions and a 3D Flyover mode (both only available on the iPhone 5 and 4S) which are rather impressive.</p><p>Ultimately though, if you've been cursed with the directional prowess of a broken compass then you're going to have to stick it out with iOS 5 until Google releases its own Maps app into the App Store. With accurate addresses, Street View and turn-by-turn navigation, it won't be dropping its crown to Apple's Maps anytime soon and will remain king for the near-term future.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/iphone5-maps_1.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_1_460.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – Siri </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Siri's been tuned up something fierce in iOS 6, which is great as long as you've got nothing older than an iPhone 4S – sorry folks, but Siri (and its new features which include Facebook and Twitter integration, directions, film searches and sports results) still won't be arriving your iPhone 4 or 3GS anytime soon.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/iphones-siri_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_2_387.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – safari and email </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Although not groundbreaking, Safari's iOS 6 update handily includes the ability to read pages offline, although 3GS users won't be able to take advantage of this feature. The same goes for Apple's new VIP inbox, which is reserved for iPhone 4 handsets and above.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-vip-mode-mail_1.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_3_201.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – Facebook </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Facebook joins Twitter's integration in iOS 6, letting social butterflies update their statuses directly from the Notification Centre as well as uploading photos and integrating Facebook events directly with their calendars.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-facebok-integration_1.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_4_158.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – Passbook </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Passbook is Apple's attempt to make your life easier by storing digital copies of tickets and passes, but at the time of writing there are only three airlines and a hotel reservation service available in the UK. With big names like Starbucks expected to dive in soon however, there's plenty of promise for Passbook yet.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-passbook_1.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_5_139.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – YouTube </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>YouTube has gone the way of Google Maps in iOS6 and has faced the Apple guillotine. Unlike Google Maps however, the Big G has already made a YouTube app available in the App Store and it's actually better than the previous iteration, with a slicker interface, predictive search and ad-supported music videos. You can't upload anything (yet) but that's something iMovie can still handle, so no problems there.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-youtube-app_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_6_122.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – iPhone 4S </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you're rocking an iPhone 4S we see no reason not to jump into the iOS 6 pool. You'll be getting all the new features present in the iPhone 5 and it should be more than enough to tide you over till the iPhone 6 (or iPhone 5S?) is released next year.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/iphone-4s-ios-6_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_7_114.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-9"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – iPhone 4 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>iPhone 4 users will be missing a few features including turn-by-turn navigation in Maps, 3D Flyover mode and, of course, Siri. But with Facebook integration, offline reading and FaceTIme over 3G, there's still plenty of reasons to upgrade.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-iphone-4_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_8_72.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – iPhone 3GS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>iPhone 3GS owners will feel short-changed upgrading to iOS 6 thanks to a large cull of features. Having said that, there's no telling what effects iOS 6 will have on the 3GS' performance and battery life. Given its aging innards, it might be wise to hold off for a while to see whether or not iOS 6 will grind 3GS handsets to a halt before vampirically draining their batteries. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/iphone-3gs-ios-6_0.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_9_68.png?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-11"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iOS 6 upgrade – final thoughts </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you rely on Google Maps and can't read an A-Z to save your life then we can't recommend upgrading to iOS 6 at this time, despite the extra features it offers. If you're happy to hold out with Apple's Maps app for a while however then the cavalcade of iOS 6's shiny extras will be worth it.</p><p><strong>You might also like</strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/phone/news-nugget/samsung-galaxy-note-2-uk-release-date-revealed"></p><p>Samsung Galaxy Note 2 UK release date revealed</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/phone/rumour-mill/htc-one-x-5-to-be-google%E2%80%99s-new-nexus"></p><p>HTC One X 5 to be Google’s new Nexus?</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/rumour-mill/apple-iphone-5-unofficial-lightning-adapters-won%E2%80%99t-work"></p><p>Apple iPhone 5 unofficial Lightning adapters won’t work</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ios-6-overview_1.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/new-twitter-banner_539.jpg?1364399517" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/should-you-upgrade-your-iphone-to-ios-6 </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/should-you-upgrade-your-iphone-ios-6/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:06:44 +0000 Esat Dedezade 422879 at http://www.stuff.tv Hacker ports Google Maps to iPhone as Apple lures in ex-Google developers http://www.stuff.tv/apple/hacker-ports-google-maps-iphone-apple-lures-ex-google-developers/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hankering for a slice of Google&#039;s trusty Maps app? A little more tinkering and your wish could come true... </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps_1_0.jpg?1364399539" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/iOS6Maps_0.jpg?1364399539" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4019.jpg?1364399539" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Unless you've been living in a Faraday cage over the weekend you'll have heard that <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/the-internet-gets-angry-about-ios-6-maps" target="_self">Apple's iOS 6 Maps</a> (which replaced Google's own Maps app) has had more than a few teething problems.</p> <p>If Apple's mapping solution has left your house in the middle of a pond then you'll be glad to hear that developer Ryan Petrich has managed to port Google's Map app to iOS 6, albeit with bugs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/hacker-ports-google-maps-to-iphone-as-apple-lures-in-ex-google-developer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/hacker-ports-google-maps-iphone-apple-lures-ex-google-developers/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/hacker-ports-google-maps-iphone-apple-lures-ex-google-developers/news#comments Apple iOS 6 Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:57:30 +0000 Esat Dedezade 422864 at http://www.stuff.tv