9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will indeed be moving away from Google Maps to in-house map technology with the introduction of iOS 6. This new mapping service will include 3D views. Remember, Apple bought mapping companies, Poly9 and Placebase a few years ago. Just last year, the Apple also bought C3 Technologies, a 3D mapping firm, just last year.
Other than the 3D services, Apple’s new maps look very similar to the currently-implemented Google Maps-powered applications we’ve all become accustomed to over the years. Overall, Apple’s implementations will be faster and…
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Apple Indeed Moving to In-House Mapping Solution for iOS 6
Alex Jordan – isource.com