Tag Archive: Cities


Apple is opening a new store in one of China’s most desirable cities

Apple’s Chinese retail store will continue this month with the opening of a brand new Apple Store in the port city of Dalian. The store will be located at 66 Olympia Plaza in a giant complex, and opens at 10.00am local time on Saturday, March 19th. Dalian represents a perfect location for Apple, being that it […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Activation Lock has slashed iPhone thefts in major cities

As highly-desirable and premium-priced tech goodies, it’s no surprise that iPhones have previously been among the most stolen items we carry around on a regular basis. In fact, police have even correlated spikes in crime rate to the launch of…

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Take a 3D Tour of Major Cities with Flyover in iOS

Apple Maps in iOS includes a fun feature that allows you to take a 3D tour of major cities around the world, complete with rendered landmarks, buildings, and terrain. Called 3D Flyover, you can also choose to navigate around in the three dimensional view, to zoom, rotate, and tilt the viewing angle as desired. You … Read More

Take a 3D Tour of Major Cities with Flyover in iOS

Apple Maps in iOS includes a fun feature that allows you to take a 3D tour of major cities around the world, complete with rendered landmarks, buildings, and terrain. Called 3D Flyover, you can also choose to navigate around in the three dimensional view, to zoom, rotate, and tilt the viewing angle as desired. You … Read More

Beautiful cities are at your fingertips in Sim City for iOS

Having been an avid Sim City player going back 20+ years, I will never not be excited about a new game in the franchise. EA has just released a new trailer for its upcoming SimCity BuildIt worldwide launch, and it…

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Bringing imaginary cities to life with the iPad

Matthew Watkins has brought iPad finger paintings into the real world in more formats than any other artist we know. His digital artwork has made the leap into the tangible on carpets, cars, plexiglass and the more usual prints, videos,…

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Destroying Cities With Colossatron Is Pretty Darn Fun!

Australian-based developer Halfbrick is at it again, with free-to-play Colossatron: Massive World Threat, now available around the globe. You’ll take on the role of the humungous mechanical robot Colossatron on your quest to utterly destroy city after city, using various…

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Apple Announces iOS 7 Developer Tech Talks In 6 Cities Around The World

heroApple has announced this year’s iOS Tech Talks schedule. Talks will take place in 6 cities around the world through the end of the year for third-party developers. The sessions are intended to give devs “in-depth guidance about developing for iOS 7’ from Apple engineers, and each city has two separate days for app and […]

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Three Will Bring 4G To 4 U.K. Cities By The End Of 2013

Three-4GThree has today provided us with more details on its 4G launch plans for the United Kingdom. The carrier aims to cover four major cities by the end of the year, but its new super-speedy service will really take off in 2014 when it increases the number of 4G locations to 42. The first four […]

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Bike-On GPS App Is As Disappointing As Most Cities’ Cycling Infrastructure

Bike-On is a turn-by-turn GPS app for cyclists. Unfortunately, like a bike lane that dumps you in the middle of a busy intersection, it is half finished. And to continue the metaphor, you’re probably better off just using a car GPS app.

I tried the app on both an iPhone 5 and an iPad mini (non cellular, non-GPS) and it won’t work on either. Which is a shame, as it really is easy  [Read More…]