Apple’s Maps crisis continues! As their new native travel app continues to be the laughingstock of the internet, a new New York Times piece has revealed that while Google is in fact working on a Google Maps app for iOS 6, it won’t be ready until the end of the year at the earliest. In the meantime, early adopters are going to have to suffer with subpar directional service. But could this be part of a Google’s plan? Are they intentionally letting iPhone users suffer without their app just so they can “save the day” with their service? Maybe…
Let’s start off this Wednesday right with…that’s right…statistics! Who is using which smartphone? This TechCrunch chart shows what we’ve suspected all along: younger folks tend to skew iOS and older folks tend to go for Android. It aso looks like RIM’s sole support comes from middle aged folks who have yet to choose a new camp.
Despite selling significantly higher than predicted, the iPhone 5 still didn’t “meet expectations.” Um, what? Anyway, the official reason for the “limited” iPhone 5 sales is that the device’s new, thinner screens are more difficult to produce and are on short supply. So if you couldn’t snag an iPhone 5, blame the fancy new screen.
To commemorate the anniversary of his tragic and early death, Madame Tussauds’ Hong Kong museum has unveiled its wax figure of the legendary Apple genius. Take a look: