Apple To Use 'Spy Planes' And Military-Grade Cameras To Build Its In-House 3D 'Maps' App

NRM: Instead of relying on Google to power its to-date preloaded map software on iDevices, Apple has been keen to discuss recently its development of a brand new in-house 'Maps' application that will go in direct opposition to Google's long-standing software. But with Google since committing to broadening the gaze of Google Earth from the streets (Street View was first released in 2007) to off-road, inaccessible areas and in providing 3D coverage of major metropolitan areas, Apple must follow suit.

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armchaircritic003424d ago

Sometimes the power these tech companies wield really does begin to scare me...