Apple will remove Google Maps in iOS6?

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Although always compete each other, Apple has been used Google Maps and its technology as mapping and navigation software for all of their products. However, this intimacy is likely to end soon. Because Apple is rumored will remove Google Maps in Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.

Technology site PC World reports that Apple is likely to use their homemade map. The technology which was temporarily called the "Maps" is said to have an interface similar to Google Maps application on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Beside that, Apple's new map will be equipped with 3D display technology from C3 Technologies Apple acquired last year. Before joining Apple, C3 Technologies is under the defense and security company from Sweden, Saab AB.

The company is using missile tracking method to create 3D models that look realistic and accurate, ranging from tall buildings to the flyover bridge across the road.

iOS 6 operating system probably will be launched in Apple annual event, World Wide Developers Conference in mid-June this year.

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