OS 10.9, Apple’s Next Version Of OS X, To Include Siri And Maps Integration?

With Apple’s next version of OS X (10.9) presumably scheduled for a release sometime in 2013, it’s likely they’ll introduce additional features to the Mac platform that will assist to bridge the gap between iOS and OS X. According to a new article from 9to5Mac, early variations of 10.9 are reportedly displaying integration for both Siri and Apple’s new mapping services, which was recently introduced with the release of iOS 6.

How To Fix Wii U Wi-Fi Router Errors (103-1001, 101-1002) And Connect To The Internet

Today, Nintendo released their all-new Wii U. The new console has, unsurprisingly, sparked a fair amount of commotion and interest – primarily due to its intriguing, tablet-like controller with a 6.2-inch touchscreen display. Unfortunately, as I’m sure a countless number of enthusiastic Wii U owners have come to discover, can be rather difficult to connect the console to the internet. When attempting to connect to various types of personal Wi-Fi routers, including the Motorola SURFboard SBG6580, the Wii U either displays a red X when connecting to the modem/router or when attempting to establish an internet connection. Upon failing to

Google’s iOS Maps App Nearing Completion, Apple Improves Their Own Maps App

Today, in a brief report, The Wall Street Journal suggests that Google is actively developing their standalone Google Maps app that’s intended for Apple’s iOS App Store. While a test version of the upcoming app was reportedly distributed, Google is continuing to improve their forthcoming mapping solution that’s set to rival Apple’s own in-house Maps app that was introduced in iOS 6.

Did Samsung Really Increase Apple’s Price For iOS Device Chips By 20 Percent?

Earlier this week, on Monday, MarketWatch posted an article, which sites Chosun Ilbo (a Korean newspaper) that claims Samsung has intentionally spiked prices for their A-series chips that power Apple’s iOS-based devices by 20 percent. ‘Samsung Electronics recently asked Apple for a significant price raise in (the mobile processor known as) application processor,’ the person was quoted as saying in the report. ‘Apple first disapproved it, but finding no replacement supplier, it accepted the (increase.)’ Although Apple’s newest A6 and A6X chips are entirely their own custom designs from their in-house chip team, Samsung has continued to supply Apple with

Apple Seeds iOS 6.1 Beta 2 To Developers

Today, only 11 days after releasing iOS 6.1 beta to developers, Apple has seeded iOS 6.1 beta 2. The build number for this new firmware has changed to 10B5105c from iOS 6.1 beta’s 10B5095f build number, indicating changes over the previous version.

Cellular iPad Mini And 4th Generation iPad Models Shipping Soon

While Apple’s Wi-Fi iPad mini and full-sized fourth generation iPad models went on sale last Friday, their cellular capable counterparts were said to ship in mid-November. Although Apple previously listed delivery estimates in their United States online store for those who were interested in pre-ordering, their slightly more specific timeframes have since reverted to the same “mid-November” estimate.