The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple with a patent pertaining to a smart navigation system based on crowd-sourced traffic information, including when and how long motorists are at stop signs or stop lights. The information could then be used to predict delays attributable to the stop signs or lights and determine faster routes and departure time suggestions.
To kickstart the next week, we’re back with another jailbreak tweak roundup featuring BetterCCSliders, QuickYo, Portrait Lock and UnlimitedPhotos. If you have a few minutes to spare, get out that iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and join us ahead for a detailed overview of all four tweaks, each of which is available on Cydia now.
As expected, Apple has just launched updated 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with faster versions of Intel’s fourth-generation Haswell processors, and increased the RAM to 8GB for the 13-inch models and 16GB for the 15-inch models.
The Apple vs. Samsung court hearings went on for quite some time, and finally saw a judgment sent down in early May of this year. Following that, Apple sought a cross-appeal of the ruling, aiming to bring a permanent injunction of some Samsung-branded products. Now, it looks like Apple has reversed course.
In April, 2014, Facebook announced that they’d be killing the messaging feature within the stock Facebook application for users in Europe. Apparently, that went so well that Facebook has given the green light to do the same thing to users everywhere.
In February, 2014, Apple pulled the most popular Bitcoin wallet application from the App Store, and offered up no explanation for the decision other than due to, “unresolved issues.” Now, several months later, the app has returned, with a new look, and plenty of new features and improvements.
We know that finding well-designed iPad wallpapers can be a challenge sometimes, especially because our Wallpaper Weekend roundup and many other publications focus heavily on the iPhone. Not to worry, iPad users: we’ve got a number of tablet-specific wallpapers ahead, featuring Lamborghini and Ferrari super cars.
Beats Music for iOS has quickly become a popular application for anyone who loves to stream music, especially for those who have an eye for specific curation to the tunes they listen to. Now, a big update looks to add even more useful features for users.