Apple's iOS 6 has some great tweaks and a few misses. Take our visual tour of the must-know changes.
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Yes, Apple new Maps has turn-by-turn navigation with spoken directions on the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (2nd and 3rd gen). It has real-time traffic information too. But its 3-D maps are a mess. Gizmodo calls Apple's new 3-D maps a "turd in a very ornate punch bowl," and that's putting it gently.
Maps' messed-up 3-D is a surreal, Dali-esque landscape of weirdly distorted roadways, bridges, and other structures. And its zoom feature is painfully slow. Surely, Apple will correct these glaring shortcomings sooner rather than later. But it's a shocker that Apple released this flawed app in the first place.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?