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In 1983 speech, Steve Jobs alluded to the iPad, Siri, the App Store, mainstream Internet connectivity, Google Maps and more

About a year and a half ago, I attended a startup event in Chicago which featured Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus as the keynote speaker. Kittlaus' speech centered on the future of technology, though he did manage to relay a number of interesting tidbits about the history of Siri (i.e Steve Jobs...

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Google Earth 7.1 for iOS now includes Street View

Google yesterday updated its Google Earth app for iOS to version 7.1.1. While previous updates to Google Earth have simply come with boring "performance improvements and bug fixes," this is an update actually worth exploring. You see, the latest iteration of Google Earth finally includes Street...

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Get Street Views in Apple Maps with a 99 cent app

If you haven't migrated to Google Maps on iOS because you're OK with Apple Maps but you miss Google Street View, here's a pretty easy solution. The US$0.99 app Street View can give you those street views for your destination. Apple allows the launch of third-party apps from the Maps app for...

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Daily Update for February 28, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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PanoMap sues Google, Apple over street view

Apple and Google are unlikely bedfellows in a legal dispute surrounding Google's Street View technology. The mapping technology presents a 3D view of a road using Google Maps on iOS and Android devices. It's tremendously useful when you need to pinpoint a location and view the surrounding...

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Google releases Google Earth 6 beta for Mac, introduces 3D trees

Google released Google Earth 6 beta for Mac, PC and Linux today. Google Earth 6 includes several beefed up features, including a better integration of Street View with Google Earth's 3D environment that lets users seamlessly navigate streets across the world. And speaking of 3D environments,...

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3.0 update brings Street View, 'Find' functionality to iPod touch

iPod touch users are finally getting a taste of what iPhone users have had since iPhone OS 2.2: Google Street View. iPhone 3.0 Software Update for iPod touch includes an update to the Maps application that enables Google Street View, and it works just like it does on the iPhone. Additionally, the...

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iPhoneHellas: 2.2 coming November 21

According to iPhoneHellas.gr, version 2.2 of the iPhone firmware will be made available on November 21. The site says that the tipster is "reliable" but offered few details. Gizmodo calls the site "consistently reliable." The tipster did say, however, that the update will not contain Greek keyboard...

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In Pictures: Street View, Safari for iPhone 2.2

Following up on our report yesterday, a new tipster sent us screenshots of the Maps and Safari applications, highlighting changes on the way in iPhone firmware 2.2. Apple looks like they're maximizing the income they make from offering a Google search option by cramming a search box in next to the...

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Rumor roundup: iPhone 2.2 firmware details

Apple has given developers a taste of the new iPhone firmware, version 2.2 beta 2, and it includes a host of spiffy new features that are making the rounds online. A tipster shared with us some screenshots of the new firmware, including what appears to be the ability to download podcasts directly to...

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Google Street View, emoji coming to iPhone 2.2?

MacRumors hears news of some interesting new features that may see the light of day in the next iteration of iPhone firmware. The Maps application will apparently have support for Google Street View. It remains to be seen if the integration will be as impressive as that of Google Android, which...

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