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Nokia pulls Here Maps from Apple App Store due to iOS 7 changes

Nokia’s back in November 2012, rebranded its mapping service as Here Maps, with the native iPhone and iPad application arriving soon after with maps for around 200 countries, voice-guided walking navigation, public transportation directions and offline capability. Nokia released it here maps after apple removed default google maps app from iOS 6, and infamous iOS 6 mapgate debacle was known to everyone , so Nokia released it App Store. But after some day Google releases it native Maps App. After that everyone forgets Here Maps, Nokia didn’t even pushed an update after that. Now Nokia has pulled its app from App Store, citing reasons as “iOS 7 harms user experience”. After pulling the app, Nokia spokesperson said in a written statement provided to Engadget: We have made the decision to remove our HERE Maps app from the Apple App Store because recent changes to iOS 7 harm the user experience. iPhone users can continue to use the mobile web version of HERE Maps under m.here.com, offering them location needs, such as search, routing, orientation, transit information and more, all completely free of charge. Nokia didn’t specified how the user experience was harmed. May be Nokia thought that instead of pushing an iOS 7 update to the unusable App , pull the...

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Google counter suits against Apple, Microsoft backed company

Earlier this Month, Rockstar company which is jointly backed by Apple, Microsoft and BlackBerry sued Google and other Android Device maker over infringing Nortel patents which they bought in 2011. Google has now counter sued the company, challenges the original lawsuit , google claims that Android has not infringed any patent & said its just patent troll. Gigaom reports that Google has filed a new lawsuit to challenge an Apple-backed consortium Rockstar that is using dubious patents to threaten its partners and customers in the mobile device industry. In a complaint filed Monday in San Jose, Google claims that...

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LG may also come come up with QHD Display in its next flagship

LG’s next-generation flagship phone for 2014 might come up with a 2K display. A report from ZDNet Korea, leaks the specs of LG’s next flagship phone, the LG G3. According to reports, It is rumored that next model might have an 1,440×2,560-pixel quad HD display. Quad HD display has resolution of more than 2,000 pixels. It is also called 2K display. The rumor does not specified the screen size of device. But LG showed off a new 5.5-inch quad HD display this August. So it may feature that display. LG G3 may feature a 16-megapixel rear camera and an...

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Micromax launches Canvas Juice A77 for Rs 7,999

Micomax Canvas Juice A77 smartphone which was spotted online last month, Today Micromax launched it officially for Rs 7,999. Micromax has tied-up an exclusive partnership with Online retailer HomeShop18 to launch the Smartphone. The phone has following Specification: Micromax Canvas Juice A77 is a dual-SIM phone, it sports 5-inch display WVGA (854×480 pixels) display. It is powered by a 1.3GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal memory which is expandable by up to 32GB using a microSD card. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash it also has front facing VGA camera. It runs on...

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Taiwan Fines Apple $670,000 for interfering with carrier prices

Apple in Taiwan has been fined $670,000 and ordered to stop interfering with Taiwan mobile service providers’ pricing. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Fair Trade Comission in Taiwan has fined Apple with a $667,000 fine for “interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing.” If it doesn’t stop meddling with carriers and other retailers when it comes to iPhone prices, Apple may be fined an additional $1.67 million. “Through the email correspondence between Apple and these three telecom companies we discovered the companies submit their pricing plans to Apple to be approved or confirmed before the products hit the market,” Taiwan’s FTC said in a statement. The report states that the ruling only applies to Apple’s iPhone and not to the company’s iPad tablet...

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