Christmas Eve is upon us, and that means it’s Santa tracking season! Whether you’re keeping an eye on Santa’s yearly world journey for yourself or just the little ones in your life, tracking Santa is now easier than ever.
You can track Santa directly from your iPhone with an official NORAD app, use the official NORAD Santa Tracking website which uses Bing Maps, or go with Google Maps Santa Tracker. [Read More...]
You may have forgotten, but Microsoft actually owns a search engine. It’s called Bing. Today Microsoft released the top Bing searches from 2012, and the results include events like the birth ofÂ Beyonce’s baby alongside celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber.
Interestingly, the top news story of the year wasn’t the U.S. presidential election or the summer Olympics. It was the iPhone 5. Microsoft must be so proud.
The election and Olympics [Read More...]
The primary shortcoming of iOS 6 for some people is Apple’s new Maps app. Sure, it’ll get better as more people use it and as Apple updates it, but if you’re highly dependent on reliable detailed maps right now you may not want to wait. An official Google Maps app for iOS is likely coming soon, but there’s already a good third party maps app available to iOS users [Read More...]
Near the end of December we covered an interesting non-jailbreak tweak called SiriPrefs that would allow Siri to open applications, access menus, and other device specific categories. Well the Siriprefs project is officially live. Israeli developer DanyL (Dany Lisiansky) developed the tweak which is actually a set of network tools that work together allowing Siri— as well as Bing and Google Voice—to open applications. Because the project involves a DNS Server, Transparent Proxy Server and Web Server set [Read More...]
Microsoft might be working on creating a rival tablet operating system but that hasn’t stopped the boys from Redmond bringing its Bing app to Apple’s iPad. This is the fifth app which has come out of Microsoft for the iPhone/iOS platform, the other four being OneNote for iPhone, Bing for iPhone, Seadragon Mobile, and Microsoft Tag.