We know Apple’s iOS Map sucks. So nothing new here. Australia Mildura Police have been responding to rescue calls from motorists lost in the national park after being sent there by Apple new iOS Maps. The app actually thinks Mildura is located in the middle of the park itself.
Some of the lost motorists were not able to find the way out for more than 24 hours.
Google has informed that the new Google Map app for iOS is already been submitted to Apple for review. The question is how quickly will Apple approve it?
Check out the time lapse video of the total solar eclipse in Australia. It occured on Tuesday, but it will actually be Nov. 14 local time for observers south of the equator. The eclipse’s partial phases will be visible from all of Australia, New Guinea and New Zealand, as well as part of Antarctica.
This week winds were so strong (120km/h) on the southern coast of Sydney that waterfalls were running upwards. High surf warning has been issued with waves expected to reach 5m (16ft).
The fossil of a car sized giant wombat was found in northern Australia and the skeleton weight three tonnes. Wombats are herbivorous diprotodon (Rhinoceros Wombat) and it is the world largest marsupial and lived between two million and 50,000 years ago.
Long lines of iPad fans are getting their hands on Apple’s latest tablet the iPad 2 as it went on sale in Australia. Check out the video.
Toyota Australia will make the country’s first hybrid car based on a Camry. The US already has a hybrid Camry since 2006.
The Australian Classification Review Board now has overturned the ban on Aliens vs. Predator claiming that the game is ok now since it is Sci-Fi. Now the game is rated MA 15+.
Earlier, Australian censors have banned the upcoming Aliens vs. Predator game when the developer Rebellion Games is not going to dumb down the game for the censors.
Australia’s Office of Film and Literature Classification reported that the game is banned due to close-up depictions of human characters being subjected to various types of violence, including explicit decapitation and dismemberment as well as locational damage such as stabbing through the chest, mouth, throat, or eyes.
The issue is due to the lack of adult classification for violent games.