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Apple and TomTom sign Maps deal

Apple and TomTom sign Maps deal

Apple unveiled its custom Maps application yesterday that will debut with iOS 6 when the update launches this Fall. Rumors in the past indicated that Apple would be building up its own mapping system based on the acquisition of several mapping companies, including C3 Technologies. Cupertino has also made use of OpenStreetMap in the past in Photos for iOS, but what about the new Maps? TomTom has now confirmed that Apple has licensed its maps, along with other content.

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Apple introduces “Guided Access” for iOS 6 to disable parts of the UI

Apple introduces “Guided Access” for iOS 6 to disable parts of the UI

Apple is hitting it hard with iOS 6 that is for sure, but we have another impressive new feature here to briefly talk about. That is Guided Access. Apple mentioned how wide the adoption has been for iOS devices, for everyone in the world including the blind and more. Guided Access in iOS 6 will bring their devices to more users in multiple ways, and even help you stop your kids from accidentally deleting emails by disabling parts of the OS user interface.

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Apple reveals new Maps app for iOS 6

Apple reveals new Maps app for iOS 6

The rumors were all true: Apple has created its own internal mapping system and replaced Google Maps in iOS 6. Apple says that all of the maps used by the new app has been created by the company internally, and that it’s trying to cover the whole globe with this effort. Apple say that over 100 million business listings are included with the Maps app, and users will be able to perform a local search to find the best match for their query.

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Apple: FaceTime now works over cellular in iOS 6

Apple: FaceTime now works over cellular in iOS 6

One feature that users have lusted after ever since FaceTime was first introduced was the ability to make calls over 3G. Many thought that the feature was restricted to WiFi thanks to carrier complaints, but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. Apple has just announced that FaceTime calls will now be able to be made over cellular networks.

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Apple unveils AirPlay Mirroring, 1080p streaming to TV

Apple unveils AirPlay Mirroring, 1080p streaming to TV

Apple has just demoed a new AirPlay Mirroring feature that can be used to easily push 1080p content wirelessly to your TV from your Mac running the upcoming OS X Mountain Lion. This means no more fiddling with an HDMI cable to get the same result. Audio can also be mirrored this way to AirPlay-enabled stereo systems and speakers.

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Apple brings Game Center to the Mac

Apple brings Game Center to the Mac

Apple has decided to bring Game Center across from the iPhone and iPad to Mountain Lion. The feature works much in the same way as it does on iOS devices, with users being able to sign in and keep a track of games currently being played, plus stats and scores being offered up via custom profiles.

 

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Apple brings Dictation to Mountain Lion

Apple brings Dictation to Mountain Lion

Apple has added a ton of new features to Mountain Lion today here at WWDC, and one of them is Dictation. Users will be able to speak in almost every app across Mountain Lion and have their words transcribed to text automatically. Apple say that Dictation will work for Facebook, Mail, and Microsoft Word. It’s not quite the full-blown Siri support that some were expecting, but it’s the next best thing.

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Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple pumps $304m into Texas for chip research and more

Apple have committed to investing $304 million in the state of Texas, hoping to expand its customer service operations and create more than 3,600 jobs. The investment will help Apple create a new campus there, and more than doubles Apple’s workforce in Texas over the next decade. Not coincidentally, Texas is also where one of Apple's most important components is believed to come from: the A5/A5X chipsets at the heart of recent iOS devices.

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iPad 3 LTE for both Verizon and AT&T, more RAM, no quadcore, and Apple TV

iPad 3 LTE for both Verizon and AT&T, more RAM, no quadcore, and Apple TV

New details continue to surface on Apple's iPad 3, or iPad HD, ahead of its unveiling event tomorrow. Sources now claim that the next-gen iPad will be launching for both Verizon and AT&T with different LTE versions for each carrier. The device is expected to include more RAM and will be sporting an advanced dual-core A5X processor instead of the rumored quad-core A6. Refreshed Apple TVs compatible with the next-gen iPads and OS X Mountain Lion are also expected to be announced.

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Apple iPad 3 Live Blog Reminder: we’ll be there!

Apple iPad 3 Live Blog Reminder: we’ll be there!

On the 7th of March, that's this Wednesday, we'll be liveblogging the newest Apple event which will almost certainly play host to the newest iPad, be it the iPad 3, iPad HD , or iPad 2S! This new device will likely be the same size as the model we're familiar with at the moment, but will almost certainly have a much higher resolution display at 2048 x 1536, this seeming to be corroborated by Apple's tagline for the event "We have something you really have to see." This event will start at 10AM PST in San Francisco and you'll be able to see all the action in our liveblog portal as well as in the SlashGear main news feed!

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