Future iOS Devices May Have Built-in Indoor Navigation Technology
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Apple recently acquired a small two-year-old startup, WiFiSLAM that specializes in indoor mapping technology. The company may attempt to compete with Google, as the search engine giant has been pursuing to integrate the same technology to its Google Maps service. For “only” $20 million, Apple can fully take advantage of WiFiSLAM’s expertise in improving Apple Maps and the technology may …
WiFi Problem is Still Unfixed in iOS 6.0.1
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Some iOS devices updated to iOS 6.0.1 are still experiencing WiFi problems and it is not easy to understand why seven weeks after the problem was discovered, Apple still failed to fix this nagging issue. Users are reporting that the WiFi option is still grayed out and inaccessible. As before, the WiFi problem tend to strike users of iPhone 4S. …
The Next iPhone May Include a Fingerprint Scanner
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Apple is spotted in the final stage of acquiring a firm specialized in fingerprint-based security, meaning future iOS devices may have another layer of integrated security. It is expected that the next iPhone will be unveiled on Wednesday this week and it already has a built-in fingerprint scanner. Considering the fact that this is Apple’s biggest acquisition since 1997, it …