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iOS6: Background navigation

iOS 6 new maps navigation working on background of another application (i.e. Yandex maps). With both voice and text notifications:

See also how it work on locked screen:

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iOS 6 map with navigation in KYLV (Kyiv, Kiev)

Some screenshots of new iOS map application. No traffic info seen on map yet. Navigation is here, but Ukrainian streets names reading is absolutely terrible. And mistake in name of Ukrainian capital (Kyiv) is something very unexpected from Apple product.

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Fieldrunners 2

One of the best tower defence game ever. Fieldrunners 2. For iPhone.

Subatomic Studios

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Google Chrome vs Apple Safari for iOS (quick speed test, iPad3)

Java sunspider test results:

Chrome java about 4 times slower.


Scrolling seamless using Safari. Not seamless using Chrome.

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Airport Extreme 2.4 GHz and 5GHz quick test

Airport Extreme + Mac Book Air 802.11n (5 GHz)
5 GHz
Airport Extreme + Mac Book Air 802.11n (2.4 GHz)
2.4 GHz

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Wi-Fi certificate of The New iPad

Wi-Fi certificate of IPad 3 is exactly the same as for iPad 2

iPad 802.11n draft 2 2.4 GHz (antenna 1:1) Certificate
iPad 2 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz (antenna 1:1/1:1) Certificate
iPad 3 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz (antenna 1:1/1:1) Certificate

Some other devices:

Mac mini 2011 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz (antenna 3:3/3:3) Certificate
Mac Book Air 2011 13″ 802.11n 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz (antenna 2:2/2:2) Certificate

Lenovo X201s (Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN) 802.11n 2.4 GHz (antenna 2:1) Certificate

iPhone 4S 802.11n 2.4 GHz (antenna 1:1) Certificate

other devices

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Size of The new iPad


iPad 3 and iPad 2

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The new iPad photo quality

iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4S


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The new iPad

New iPad has great high resolution display. Some applications is already use it, but some still not updated and render in low resolution. New iPad has 1GB RAM and A5X processor. iPad 2 has A5 and 512MB RAM. CPU speed actually not changed. Only graphics is faster. Device heating up a little and weight noticeable more (+60 g). More time to charge needed.

Some test speed results could be found on

CPU benchmark:

135 iPhone
135 iPhone 3G
285 iPhone 3GS
390 iPhone 4
625 iPhone 4S

460 iPad
750 iPad 2
750 iPad 3

1000 = Mac G5 (2003)

GPU (Trigonometric test: balanced)

1.5 fps iPhone 3GS
1.4 fps iPhone 4
4.7 fps iPhone 4S

1.3 fps iPad
5.5 fps iPad 2
9.9 fps iPad 3 (1024×768)
2.2 fps iPad 3 (2048×1576)

Except 5MP rear camera, only real improvement is retina display, GPU, memory and battery is simply adjusted to the new screen requirements.

For USA it also LTE/4G


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Radio Alarm Clock

Favorite night stand clock, radio, alarm clock in one: