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iOS 6 hack restores Google Maps

iOS 6 hack restores Google Maps

Canny developers have coaxed Google Maps into running on iOS 6 devices, bypassing the little-loved Apple Maps app, though the hack is said to be not yet ready for primetime. Apple replaced Google Maps on the iPhone 5 and other devices running iOS 6 with its own, homegrown Maps app, and promptly encountered criticism over the quality of the service's location data. Now, iOS jailbreak developer Ryan Petrich has apparently managed to get the old Google Maps back on his iOS 6 phone.

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iOS 6 Maps polarizes Apple fans

iOS 6 Maps polarizes Apple fans

Apple's free iOS 6 update pushed out to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners yesterday, has already begun provoking strong reactions from users, with the homegrown Maps app singled out for most criticism. Replacing Google Maps on the iPhone 5, Apple's version has won praise for its eye-catching "flyover" 3D mapping and slick integration with iOS as a whole, but also come under fire for patchy and inaccurate data.

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Cross-branding is the new Gadget Black

Cross-branding is the new Gadget Black

The power of cross-branding is taking the technology and gadget world by storm, in every sector and in every product from items as small as a low-powered smartphone all the way up to six-figure automobiles. You'll notice it in some of our most popular reviews, you'll see it in the cars we've had our hands on in the past few months, and you'll see it on billboards for power objects of desire all across your city. One brand has something that another brand knows will, with their help, make them both look powerful - and it's taking our consumer culture by storm.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 27, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 27, 2012

Today we've got some rather exciting news from the bottom of the ocean - there's little creatures down there. Have a look at what James Cameron found in the 6.8 mile seabed lower than any other human being has been before, in video form! There's also a new hammerhead shark you should know about, and on a completely different note - Google I/O 2012 is now sold out! You can watch the events streaming if you wish or you could also follow along with SlashGear as we'll be there live and in person!

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Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to hit T-Mobile in late March

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to hit T-Mobile in late March

T-Mobile has confirmed that it will be getting a new Android device as an exclusive next month. The device is called the Galaxy S Blaze 4G and will operate on the T-Mobile HSPA +42 network. The mobile phone will come packed with apps for entertainment and navigation. Preloaded apps include Netflix, T-Mobile TV in mobile HD, Samsung Media Hub, a customized Yelp app, and TeleNav GPS navigator.

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Samsung Hercules Revealed as Galaxy S II Variant

Samsung Hercules Revealed as Galaxy S II Variant

It appears quite obvious that the following photos are of the newest variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II, this time in what's called the Samsung Hercules. This device will, if proven to confirm specs rumored thus far, be T-Mobile's first HSPA+ 42Mbps device and will have an 8 megapixel camera on the back, a lovely silver (metal?) single-piece battery cover, rounded corners, and what appears to be a bit of a curved glass front. If not curved, certainly expanding in width near the bottom of the front.

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Motorola PHOTON 4G Review

Motorola PHOTON 4G Review

You have to be a pretty special device to get all the features the PHOTON 4G has yet still come with a kickstand. You'll see what I mean as we go over everything this device offers. From being a powerful dual-core phone to all the accessories, this one is aiming right for the Atrix. The Motorola PHOTON 4G was announced back in June and we were live in NYC for some hands-on time while it was on display. Today is the full deal though, review and all so see below for all the details.

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