The company tells Reuters that it's developing its own platform in case its partners one day decide to stop letting it use their operating systems. Huawei has ambitions to build its own mobile operating system as a fail-safe in case Google's Android or Microsoft's Windows Phone platforms someday are no longer available to the Chinese telecommunications giant. Huawei told Reuters that it is devoting resources to its own platform, which would lessen its dependence on other companies and provide it with an alternate plan if access to either Android or Windows Phone were somehow shut off.
Both Reuters and Bloomberg attended at the press event and reported on the story, Opinions differ on whether Google has submitted its Google Maps application to Apple for approval in the company's App Store, Last week, one developer claimed that Apple was holding up the approval, while The Loop reported that the iPhone maker hadn't even seen the app yet, iphone xs max tough matte + black ring bundle Neither Google nor Apple has commented on that, According to Bloomberg, Schmidt also wouldn't say if Google had submitted its Maps app to the App Store..
In his discussion with reporters today, Schmidt couldn't make any promises that Google Maps would also find its way to the App Store. He reportedly told the press in attendance it's Apple's "choice" over whether it wants to allow Google Maps in its store or not. Regardless, Apple appears dedicated to improving its own application. Just yesterday, a report surfaced saying that Apple was looking to poach Google Maps workers for its own application. CNET has contacted Google for comment on Schmidt's statement. We will update this story when we hear back from Google.
This story has been updated throughout the morning, iphone xs max tough matte + black ring bundle The company's executive chairman gives the impression that Google hasn't gone out of its way to bring Google Maps to iOS 6, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is sure to make iOS 6 users a tad bit unhappy today, Speaking to reporters in Tokyo, Schmidt said that his company has "not done anything yet" for Google Maps on iOS 6, He didn't quite go as far as saying that Google Maps won't be coming to Apple's latest operating system, but seemed to indicate that so far, his company is holding its mapping application close to the vest..
At the weekend we reported that the iPhone 5 sold as well in its first two days as the iPhone 4S did in its first month on shelves Stateside. Its popularity has meant demand has far outstripped supply, so while many of you may have already got your hands on a new iPhone, some folk have been told they must wait until October. Apple head honcho Tim Cook has waded in with some reassuring words to placate waiting tech heads, saying: "While we have sold out of our initial supply, stores continue to receive iPhone 5 shipments regularly and customers can continue to order online and receive an estimated delivery date. We appreciate everyone's patience and are working hard to build enough iPhone 5s for everyone."The iPhone 5 is slightly taller than its predecessor, with a 4-inch screen and 16:9 aspect ratio that allows you to view movies without any nasty black bars getting in the way. It's also lighter and thinner than the iPhone 4S and packs a more powerful processor and a better camera.