Apple Loses Major Trademark Dispute In Mexico

04 Nov

Since 2003, Mexican residents have been serviced by telecommunications company iFone. Apple started selling the iPhone in the country in 2007 and registered its own trademark. The Cupertino-based company then brought legal action against iFone in 2009, and iFone sued right back. In this case, Apple should have settled right out of the gate.A court in Mexico City handed down a judgment last week that sees Apple lose an injunction that would have allowed the company to keep selling iPhon.....

Apple Was Warned About Maps App Issues

11 Oct

Soon after iPhone users got their hands on the iOS 6 update, it became clear that the new Apple Maps app sucks. Users quickly took to the internet to vent their frustrations and laugh at the incorrectly placed landmarks, distorted satellite imagery, and poor search quality. The issue even played a part in loweringcustomer satisfaction toward iOS 6 compared to iOS 5. The outcry eventuall.....

Apple showing vulnerability year after Jobs' death

05 Oct

One year after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the firm's sales are still going strong. However, observers noted that its launch events have been duller since and it needs to work on "dramatic improvements" in its future products to keep it brand loyalty. Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011 from pancreatic cancer. Just prior to his death, he had resigned from his role as CEO in August 2011, passing on his responsibility to current Apple CEO Tim Cook. Naveen Mishra, i.....

Report: iOS 6 Maps is data-efficient compared to predecessor

04 Oct

In the face of negative press about iOS 6's new Maps app, a bit of detective work by mobile app producer Onavo has unearthed a positive tidbit of news. The company says that iOS 6's Maps app uses considerably less data than its Google-powered predecessor—in fact, Onavo claims the much-maligned Apple Maps is "up to five times more efficient" than the previous incarnation.The increase in efficiency appears to come primarily from Apple's reliance on vector graphics in "S.....

Instagram’s iOS App is Now iPhone 5 Ready

30 Sep

Instagram becomes the next major app to ship an iPhone 5-specific update, as Instagram 3.1 is available to download now. According to a blog post, Instagram 3.1 is not only updated to be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, but also comes with improvements to accounts recovery and registration. First, the the account recovery. Instagram now lets you use Facebook to reset your Instagram password – in the troublesome event of a lockout. “If you had previously conn.....