November 1, 2012

We Need Apple & Google to Work Together Again

Jon Mitchell, Read Write Web


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On Tuesday, Apple’s iMessage service went down. Again. For the second time this week. Last week, when the amazing new Atebits iOS game, Letterpress, came out, Game Center collapsed in a heap, making the game nearly unplayable. If Apple insists on being a a service provider, not just a device maker, it had better get its act together.

Apple’s new, in-house Maps are mostly okay in the U.S., but they are unusable elsewhere. Siri, the artificially intelligent assistant, has a remarkably hard time understanding some seemingly simple requests. And don’t even get me started on iCloud syncing.

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