Twitter and Instagram are in a heated battle thanks Instagram’s new owner, Facebook. After Facebook acquired Instagram, Twitter blocked Instagram’s access to their Find a Friend API. Instagram fired back and removed support for Twitter cards, a neat way of displaying photos and images on Twitter. That explains why you don’t see Instagram images in Twitter anymore.
Both services have released updates to their mobile apps that put them in direct competition for your photos. Who will win your image?
Google Maps for iOS 6 Finally Arrives!
iTunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-maps/id585027354?mt=8
There’s also a nice review posted on The Verge. Once an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6 is released, I might upgrade my iPhone 4. Until then, I’ll be enjoying Google Maps on one of these Android devices.
The Twitter app battleground has been relatively quiet thanks in part to API changes made by Twitter that’s affecting Twitter developers (and those to come). That’s not stopping long-time contender Twitterrific [iTunes] from breathing new life into their old app. Can this old bird learn new tricks? Keep reading to find out!
Gmail for iOS [iTunes Link] wasn’t worth switching to when I first reviewed it. It was the web app horribly disguised as a native app. Over time, Google has made some improvements and the latest update brings a much needed refresh to Gmail’s iOS app.
Is it better than Mail? Does it match the use and functionality of Sparrow, a former competitor now owned by Google? Keep reading to find out!