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Top 10 most read: Apple iOS 6 review and Samsung updates

01 Oct 2012
Apple iPhone 5 front featuring 4G and 4in screen

It's no surprise that in the week in which Apple was forced into a rare public apology over its embarrassing Maps app, our review of the iOS 6 operating system upgrade was the most read, as readers wondered if it worth upgrading at all.

In our view, it is, although the Maps issues is undoubtedly a problem, but there are ways around this, as Tim Cook himself noted, through the use of rival services such as Google Maps pinned to your home page, or services such as Waze based on Google's tool.

Elsewhere Samsung underlined its popularity among V3 readers, with numerous reviews and news stories generating interest, including our Galaxy Tab 2 review, the promise of Jelly Bean for Galaxy S3 users and our revelations the S Duos smartphone will not arrive in the UK.

In a phone dominated week, the iPhone 5 and Motorola Razr I reviews also made it in to the top 10, while Nokia's European launch prices for the Lumia 920 and 820 devices also proved of interested.

However, it wouldn't be a most read without a security story, and the news the US bank Wells Fargo was hit by a cyber attack, despite warnings to the industry to expect such a threat, was of interest too.


IOS 6 on an Iphone 4

Apple iOS 6 review
Worth the upgrade unless you rely on Google Maps





Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 TouchwizSamsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 review
A small form factor tablet with no outstanding features





Samsung Galaxy S3 front shot 
Samsung Galaxy S3 users promised Jelly Bean update soon
European roll out of latest Android version starts in Poland





Samsung Galaxy S Duos 
Samsung admits Galaxy S Duos smartphone not hitting the UK
No reason given by South Korean firm





Apple iPhone 5 front featuring 4G and 4in screen 
Apple iPhone 5 review
Hardware overhaul brings the thinnest, lightest iPhone yet





Motorola Razr I settings

Motorola Razr I review
Motorola's latest handset shows that Intel can hold its own in the smartphone arena





Apple iPhone 5 Regent Street

Apple iPhone 5 queue in London [Video]
V3 reports from Apple's Regent Street store as excitement builds ahead of launch





wells-fargo-san-francisco3US bank Wells Fargo hit by cyber attack despite industry warnings
Bank website suffers issues amid heightened security concerns





Samsung Galaxy S3 lock screenSamsung delivers Galaxy S3 remote-wipe bug fix
Remote wipe threat could affect many more handsets, researchers warn





Nokia Lumia 920 hands on Windows Phone 8

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 smartphones to hit Europe in November
Mobile firm refuses to divulge UK release or pricing

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Dan Worth

Dan Worth is the news editor for V3 having first joined the site as a reporter in November 2009. He specialises in a raft of areas including fixed and mobile telecoms, data protection, social media and government IT. Before joining V3 Dan covered communications technology, data handling and resilience in the emergency services sector on the BAPCO Journal

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