by Jaime Rivera | October 5, 2012 7:00 PM
Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent rumors of an LG Nexus device in the works. Then we go through our coverage of the AT&T event yesterday where we had some hands-on time with the HTC One X+, One VX, Samsung Galaxy Camera and even some additional time with the Nokia Lumia 920. Then we talk about some improvements to iOS 6, though things are still not perfect. We later talk about the rumors of a probable Microsoft Surface phone and Redmond's look for a manufacturer. We end today's show remembering Steve Jobs, his legacy and importance to our computer and mobile ...
by Joe Levi | October 3, 2012 3:16 PM
Apple recently abandoned Google Maps in favor of their own home-grown solution. Or did they? Before we dive too deep it's important to underscore the fact that iOS never had a "Google Maps" app, rather, it had a Maps app that used the Google Maps API. Perhaps that's nit-picking, but understanding the difference will help us understand the reasons for the decision to abandon Google's maps (API) and go with their own. What's an API? API stands for "application programming interface", it's a specification through which software components can communicate with each other. In this case, the ...
by Joe Levi | July 27, 2012 10:22 AM
You won't find many people that will argue with the statement that Nokia makes some really great hardware. What some may not know is that Nokia can also develop some pretty nice software, too! Meego was proof of that, before the project was killed off. Today Nokia and Microsoft are buddies. An advantage Nokia phones had over other Windows Phones was the inclusion of their own location-based apps, most notably Drive. Nokia Drive is an intelligent GPS-based navigation app with some logic built in to help monitor traffic and dynamically re-route based on conditions. Sounds familiar, right? ...
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