Posts tagged "mapsopener"

Jailbreak: Set Google Maps as Default App

The numerous issues with Apple's official Maps app since its introduction back with the launch of iOS 6 have rendered it almost impossible to use towards a user's overall benefit, for many. Thankfully, however, Google finally released an iPhone-compatible client for its Google Maps service. Dubbed just that, Google Maps is a very noteworthy alternative for your mapping requirements especially with Apple Maps' bugs in mind. The only problem? It can't be set as the default maps app of your choice. Unless you're jailbroken, that is...

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Macworld: Hands On With The Mophie Marketplace iPhone Payment System

With all the buzz about iPhone-based credit card payment systems, we made sure to stop by Mophie's booth to get a look at the Mophie Marketplace. It's essentially an iPhone case with a built in credit card reader that works with a third-party app to provide the functionality. The coolest thing about the Marketplace demo was that they were actually using it to sell Juice Pack Airs at the booth. We thought the system was so cool that we got a personal demo of how it all works:

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