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Google Maps usage in China plummets with Apple iOS upgrade

Google's mobile maps product saw its market share in China decline by close to 50 percent in the third quarter due to Apple switching to its own maps product for its iOS 6 upgrade, according to a Beijing-based research firm.

Remains of the Day: Two hands and a map

Google's working on an iOS Maps app that may never see the light of day, Apple may soon let Siri buy your movie tickets, and Steve Jobs gets fully posable.

Remains of the Day: All uphill from here

Consumer Reports gives the iPhone 5 the thumbs up, Apple's upping Maps's 3D coverage, and buying a new MacBook gives you an up-to-date iPhone 5 dock.

In a smartphone world, everything is an accessory

In the race to create slicker products, mobile phones are the new brains for hire. At Japan's largest electronics show, booths are packed with "smart products"--and smartphones are at the core of all of them.

on techhive.com

Google Maps Street View now available in Safari on iOS

If iOS 6 Maps app has left you longing for Street View, we have some good news from Google.

Consumer Reports pits Apple's mapping system against Google Maps

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Consumer Reports compares Apple and Google's mapping programs (from iOS 6 and Android 4.0, respectively) while in New York City.

Remains of the Day: Nothing but the truth

Apple adds a totally non-controversial stipulation to its iOS developer rules; European citizens don't need anything more than a one-year warranty; and everybody's cool with the new Maps, especially Canadians.

TomTom previews update of iPhone app

At the CeBIT trade show in Germany, TomTom previewed version 1.3 of its iPhone satellite navigation app, which has been submitted to Apple for approval.