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aztecnology
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Murrieta, CA
reply to mbernste

Re: iOS 6 Release Time

2 iPhones and 1 iPad up to date on iOS 6...



bobrk
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reply to mjhouser

said by mjhouser:

Maps put me in my next door neighbors house then it corrected its self.

Kind of normal, after it does the WiFi location, it adds in the GPS as it gets it.


FFH
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Tavistock NJ
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reply to PhoenixDown

said by PhoenixDown:

Also -- is Google Maps available as a separate download? I couldn't find it but would like to keep it handy.

No. And it may not be available ever.

»searchengineland.com/google-maps-ios-133741

Will Google release its own Google Maps app for iOS 6 users? The company, in its latest statement, remains unclear.

I asked Google today if we’d be getting a Google Maps app, and if so, when and also if it would include turn-by-turn navigation. Here’s what I was sent back:

We believe Google Maps are the most comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps in the world. Our goal is to make Google Maps available to everyone who wants to use it, regardless of device, browser, or operating system.
Let’s parse the statement. It sounds like Google wants its own app for iOS 6 — hence the “regardless of device” part. But it’s not confirming that this will happen soon or why it’s not already happened.

Is Apple somehow blocking it? If so, Google’s not saying. Is Google holding back for some strange reason? Again, we just don’t know.

Stay tuned.

Google Maps, of course, remains in iOS 6 via the browser. It’s a less convenient way of using it, but it even offers features such as traffic


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DanHo
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1 recommendation

reply to mbernste

I'm liking that when you update an app it doesn't automatically kick you out of the app store. That was frustrating to me.



Nezmo
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reply to mbernste

And finally you can re-order your mail inboxes.

Being able to receive iMessages on an iPad by phone number now makes it finally useful. I never used iMessage on my iPad before today.



DKS
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reply to donoreo

said by donoreo:

The traffic functionality of the new maps app sucks in comparison. Good thing I have the Beat the Traffic App.

"Suck" doesn't even begin to describe the new Maps. How about Google 1999? How about hard to read? How about imprecise? Google would have your location nailed right to the street number. This piece of crap is no better than a postal code locater. Bah!
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skeechan
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reply to aztecnology

My iPad 3 mounted on the desktop but shows 0 bytes available. Is there a new "Disk Use" feature I hadn't heard about?



donoreo
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North York, ON
reply to DKS

said by DKS:

said by donoreo:

The traffic functionality of the new maps app sucks in comparison. Good thing I have the Beat the Traffic App.

"Suck" doesn't even begin to describe the new Maps. How about Google 1999? How about hard to read? How about imprecise? Google would have your location nailed right to the street number. This piece of crap is no better than a postal code locater. Bah!

I noticed that a lot of the data (probably the navigation) is from TomTom, various others and DMTI Spatial. A friend of mine worked for DMTI at their head office in Markham. It also included Ordnance Survey map data, so the UK maps probably are good.
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PhoenixDown
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reply to skeechan

said by skeechan:

My iPad 3 mounted on the desktop but shows 0 bytes available. Is there a new "Disk Use" feature I hadn't heard about?

Sort of -- its under General -> Usage. One of the options will give you the disk space left and give you the biggest apps hogging it up. You can delete from there.
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skeechan
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No, I was thinking "Disk Use" iPod style.


pcdebb
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reply to mbernste

My first complaint......they removed the YouTube app. That was a daily app for me
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PhoenixDown
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said by pcdebb:

My first complaint......they removed the YouTube app. That was a daily app for me

You can download it from the App store. No biggie.
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bobrk
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reply to donoreo

said by donoreo:

said by DKS:

said by donoreo:

The traffic functionality of the new maps app sucks in comparison. Good thing I have the Beat the Traffic App.

"Suck" doesn't even begin to describe the new Maps. How about Google 1999? How about hard to read? How about imprecise? Google would have your location nailed right to the street number. This piece of crap is no better than a postal code locater. Bah!

I noticed that a lot of the data (probably the navigation) is from TomTom, various others and DMTI Spatial. A friend of mine worked for DMTI at their head office in Markham. It also included Ordnance Survey map data, so the UK maps probably are good.

»www.businessinsider.com/waze-ios···s-2012-9


Jackarino
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reply to mbernste

Everyones iDevice is updated over here



djrobx
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reply to mbernste

iOS6 has an undocumented change of behavior that I just love!

With iOS 5 and prior, activating Siri via Bluetooth while listening to the iPod interface in my car worked fine for making calls, but asking Siri to play songs wouldn't work (presumably because the iPod interface was "locked" by the car).

If you asked her what was playing, she'd say "Nothing". If you asked her to play a playlist, she'd say "Now playing playlist ..." but when she clicked off, it'd go back to whatever it was playing before.

With iOS6 this actually works now! My car has a super horrible iPod interface, so being able to use Siri to start playlists / pick albums / etc is a HUGE bonus.
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pcdebb
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reply to PhoenixDown

said by PhoenixDown:

said by pcdebb:

My first complaint......they removed the YouTube app. That was a daily app for me

You can download it from the App store. No biggie.

its a biggie, because there's no app to download
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Riamen
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Calgary

said by pcdebb:

said by PhoenixDown:

said by pcdebb:

My first complaint......they removed the YouTube app. That was a daily app for me

You can download it from the App store. No biggie.

its a biggie, because there's no app to download

Just open Safari and go to »m.youtube.com. Who needs an app?


Thinkdiff
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reply to pcdebb

Yes there is:
»itunes.apple.com/us/app/youtube/···664?mt=8
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pcdebb
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reply to mbernste

Ewww wtf? It's only for the iPhone!?!?!?!



pcdebb
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Click for full size
I searched on my iPad and it wouldn't show up but it shows up on my phone. That sucks!
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pcdebb
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reply to Riamen

said by Riamen:

Just open Safari and go to »m.youtube.com. Who needs an app?

i need an app. My screen goes to sleep. With the app it didn't.
And it doesn't go full screen. If I can't use my full screen to watch a movie why bother?
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mbernste
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Piscataway, NJ

Just use the mobile app to get all the features you had with the old app. The one thing I miss was seeing just my new videos from those that I subscribe to.



Thinkdiff
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reply to pcdebb

The iPad native app is "coming soon".



Nezmo
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reply to mbernste

Best part of iOS 6? Tons of new emoji icons! Lol.



donoreo
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North York, ON
reply to bobrk

More dislike for maps:

»appleinsider.com/articles/12/09/···he_world

So is flyover supposed to be a pretty distraction from all of the other faults that will probably not be fixed until iOS 7?
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I cannot deny anything I did not say.
A kitten dies every time someone uses "then" and "than" incorrectly.
I mock people who give their children odd spelling of names.