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Apple Maps hack adds Google public transport directions option

Apple Maps hack adds Google public transport directions option

Devious developers have already cooked up a way to bake Google Maps mass transit directions into Apple's iOS 6 Maps app, though the workaround isn't quite ready for primetime yet. Google Transit for iOS 6 is the handiwork of Simon Maddox, adding a Google Directions option to the list of third-party plugins Apple offers for alternative routing, and pulling up results in Safari.

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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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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 19, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 19, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening everyone! Today brought us HTC's highly-anticipated event, and it did not disappoint. It was there that HTC revealed two brand new Windows Phone 8 devices, the Windows Phone 8X and the Windows Phone 8S. Went went hands-on with both devices not long after they were announced, and shortly before HTC announced that these new phones will be landing at Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile in November. HTC released a video detailing the "design journey" of the 8X and 8S, and Nokia had some choice words about HTC's "innovation" later on in the day.

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OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion update lands alongside iOS 6

OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion update lands alongside iOS 6

By now, most of you know that the update to iOS 6 has hit, but Apple isn't stopping there with the updates. It has also released an update to OS X 10.8.2 for Mountain Lion users, and it comes packing quite a few new and improved features. The update comes in right around 700MB, so it does have some heft to it - something to keep in mind if you're downloading over a slow Internet connection.

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Apple iOS 6 released

Apple iOS 6 released

Good news folks! Apple has just opened the flood gates and released the official version of iOS 6 today for the world. You diehard Apple fans have probably been running iOS 6 from the beta, or GM release a few weeks ago, but today the final version is rolling out and available right this minute for all those iDevices.

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Google Maps for Android update reportedly timed for iOS 6 coincide

Google Maps for Android update reportedly timed for iOS 6 coincide

Google intends to launch a new version of Google Maps for Android to coincide with Apple's release of iOS 6, which will strip the search giant's mapping software from iPhones and iPads. The updated Android app will synchronize better with multiple devices, Google VP of engineering for maps Brian McClendon told the NYTimes, with search results discovered on the desktop more readily available on a mobile device.

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