iOS 6 Adds Turn by Turn Navigation, Real Time Traffic and 3D Maps

iOS 6 Maps 3D flyover

During Apple’s WWDC keynote event on Monday, the company introduced iOS 6 with a redesigned Maps application, built entirely from the ground up. Rumors that Apple was looking to abandon its reliance on Google’s Map data for its Maps app were around for quite some time, and now it has … Read the Full Story →

Google Unveils 3D Maps, Coming to iOS and Android

Google 3D Maps

Earlier in the week, Google announced an event to unveil plans to release the “Next Dimension” of Google Maps, ahead of Apple’s announcement of iOS 6. On Wednesday, during the event, Google unveiled 3D Maps, a technology that looks very similar to Apple’s recently acquired C3 Technologies. The 3D renderings for … Read the Full Story →

Ahead of iOS 6 Release Google to Unveil the “Next Dimension” of Maps

Apple iOS 6 Maps Google Next Dimension

Rumors of Apple abandoning Google Maps in iOS 6 have been around for quite some time, however, Google recently announced an event to discuss the next dimension of their Google Maps design. In a report from 9to5Google, it was revealed that Google is looking to unveil “The Next Dimension of … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies

Apple Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies iOS 6

The web is swirling from news of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquiring mapping company, C3 Technologies in an effort to beat out competition with Google’s Map data, currently available on all iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch models. AAPL has been relying upon Google to provide iOS users with map data and … Read the Full Story →

Apple Acquires Poly9. Another Mapping Company

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently added to its mapping company portfolio today as we are hearing reports that it has picked up the Quebec based mapping company Poly9. Poly9′s staff are said to have been moved to California, and their website is now no longer available. One of Poly9′s products is … Read the Full Story →