During its WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled a new mapping solution for iOS 6 that'll replace the Google-backed Maps app. This new app includes stunning 3D flyover maps and turn-by-turn navigation (a key feature of Google's mapping solution on Android that was not available in iOS's Maps app).
Shortly after the new Maps app was described, digital maps provider TomTom confirmed that it signed a global agreement with Apple to provide maps and other related information, according to a Computerworld report.
In iOS 6, Apple is ditching its Google-backed Maps application and using its own mapping solution instead. With turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyover, Apple's new mapping application is a big jump from its predecessor which lacked ... Read Post
Apple is launching iOS 6 today and one of the changes that will likely spark a lot of discussion is the new Maps app that does away with Google Maps and replaces it with Apple's own (and by most accounts inferior) mapping solution. ... Read Post