Google Gets Serious In Smartphone War

Apple have been holding ask the cards in the smartphone battle up until now, however I suspect the simmering unpleasantness which has started to bubble up is about to erupt into full scale hostilities.

Google has fired its first salvo by stating that the iphone will not benefit from navigation features in the new release of Google Maps.

Its not a huge inconvenience for iPhone owners more of a sign that Google isn't about to take Steve Jobs' continual whining about Android without responding...

It probably adds weight to those rumours about Apple switching to Bing as default search engine with the next release of the iPhone OS.

This is going to get bloody...