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  • ericjones12398 ericjones12398 May 16, 2012 2:39 PM Flag

    iPhone maps: Google is out, Apple is in

    Google-maps-loving iPhone users get ready: starting with iOS 6, you won’t be able to open your iPhone fresh out of the box and start up Google Maps. After months of carefully purchasing mapping companies, Apple is ready to unveil its own mapping application. While it won’t change the way you drive, the new mystery app promises to be the next “wow!” gadget.

    Apple’s been snapping up mapping application companies for the last several years. It started in 2009 when One Infinity Loop got Placebace, followed by Poly9 in 2010 and the purchase of C3 Technologies toward the end of 2011. Still, Apple hadn’t yet rolled out its mapping application, leaving industry insiders and fanboys alike in rap speculation about what the House of Jobs was preparing for the post-Jobs era.
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