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Apple Plans to 'Radically Improve' iOS Maps

Apple Plans to 'Radically Improve' iOS Maps

Posted March 25, 2011 at 12:13pm by iClarified · 12778 views
Apple is looking for an iOS Maps Application Developer to help it 'radically improve' maps and location services on its iDevices, according to a recent job posting.

Come work for the team that revolutionized the mobile technology industry as it continues define what computing looks like in a post-PC era. The Maps team is looking for an exceptional developer to join us in our mission to radically improve how people interact with maps and location-based services.

Apple has long been rumored to be working on its open Maps solution for iOS. Last December four job listings were found for software engineers experienced in developing navigation software. Apple also acquired PlaceBase and Poly9. Both companies specialized in mapping services.

Some believe that Apple plans to introduce its own Maps application to reduce the iPhone's dependance on Google.

Read More [via 9to5Mac]


Apple Plans to 'Radically Improve' iOS Maps
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DanCJ
DanCJ - March 25, 2011 at 6:00pm
I hope this means we'll get something like Google Maps Navigation. That's the one thing Android has over the iPhone.
iceblu121
iceblu121 - March 25, 2011 at 4:46pm
how about the ability to lock the compass on a ON mode even during driving and zooming in or out
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