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Tim Cook: Apple Is ‘Extremely Sorry For The Frustration’ iOS 6 Maps Has Caused Users

Tim Cook: Apple Is ‘Extremely Sorry For The Frustration’ iOS 6 Maps Has Caused Users

Cook: You can alternative maps from Bing, Google, and Nokia.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has today issued a letter to customers regarding the issues they have been experiencing with Maps in iOS 6. Cook says Apple is “extremely sorry for the frustration” the new service has caused to its customers, and he insists the company will continue to work incredibly hard until Maps is fixed. Cook even suggests a number of alternative services users can try in the meantime.

The full letter is below.

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Dolphin Browser For iPhone Gets Voice Controls And More In Latest Update [Updated]

Dolphin Browser For iPhone Gets Voice Controls And More In Latest Update [Updated]

Dolphin Sonar gives you complete control over your browser using only your voice.

Dolphin Browser is arguably one of the best third-party browsers for iOS, and the iPhone version just became even better with its latest update. Version 4.0 brings a stack of new features including Dolphin Sonar voice controls, a URL keyboard, and a night mode — and it’s available to download now.

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Microsoft’s New MSN App For iPad Is Now Available In The U.S.

Microsoft’s New MSN App For iPad Is Now Available In The U.S.

Microsoft has launched another version of its MSN app for the iPad to cater for U.S. customers, following its debut in Canada, Germany, France, and the U.K. late last month.

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Lingual Brings Speedy Voice Translation To Siri On Jailbroken iPhones

Lingual Brings Speedy Voice Translation To Siri On Jailbroken iPhones

Since the Absinthe jailbreak tool was released for Apple’s A5-powered devices last week, we’ve seen all sorts of tweaks that maximize Siri functionality on the iPhone 4S. The latest is one of the most impressive. It’s called Lingual, and it provides quick and easy voice translation to over 30 languages, using Microsoft Bing Translate API.

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Microsoft Shows Apple How Multitouch Copy-And-Paste Is Done

Microsoft Shows Apple How Multitouch Copy-And-Paste Is Done

Apple famously solved the copy-and-paste touchscreen challenge with their innovative hold-and-drag-corners approach first introduced in iOS 3.0, but is there a better way? Microsoft thinks so. They think they’ve got an even better way to copy text in the latest version of their Bing for iPad app. It’s called the lasso.

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Bing App for iPhone: Smart Move or Wishful Thinking?

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Microsoft just launched an app for its search engine Bing for iPhone.

Offered gratis on iTunes, the idea is to put a Microsoft search engine in the hands of iPhone users who have shunned Microsoft smartphones.

Capturing the iPhone market might be a way for Microsoft to bump up traffic for the “decision engine,” which currently has about 10% of the US Internet search market.

Wishful thinking?  Maybe not: the first 247 reviews, 191 are five star — 77% — though some of the comments “I love this app, it’s a great Christmas present from Microsoft” set the BS-ometer spinning.

Any Bing aficionados out there planning to download the app?

I gave the web version a quick whirl when it first came out, but it didn’t blow my hair back.  Haven’t bothered since.

Via Silicon Valley Insider