What will Apple's next iPhone, or iPhones, look like? As the rumors fly, we separate the likely from the ludicrous for the iPhone 5S.
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When iOS 6 debuted last September, it generated a ton of publicity -- but not the kind that Apple wanted. The biggest problem, of course, was the notorious Maps app, which provided bum directions, strangely distorted 3-D maps and other grotesqueries. The rest of iOS 6 was okay but hardly qualified as insanely great; nothing new really stirred the Apple faithful. Hence a rewrite is needed ASAP, and iOS 7 is rumored to arrive with the iPhone 5S. Version 7's feature list remains a mystery, but many bloggers are busy posting their wish lists, which include a better Siri (yes, please), automatic app updates and the freedom to choose your default browser.
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.
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