Apple, which recently introduced iOS 6 to the public, as well as the new Apple Maps application with the ability to work in 3D mode, tried in every possible way to deny the use of content from Microsoft's Bing Maps. However, after a detailed study of Apple's new application, it became clear that Microsoft and Apple are collaborating.
According to TechPP, citing The Next Web, the new Apple Maps application has a Microsoft file extension in its map string code.
To do this, pay attention to the mention of Microsoft in the screenshot below.
It is also worth mentioning the fact that thanks to the WAZE service, Apple improves the information content of its map service - data received from different users are combined into a single database, creating a clear picture of the road condition in real time - users report accidents, congestions and other incidents.
However, Apple Maps uses more than just Microsoft technologies. Often, another source can provide some information, and therefore more than 15 companies are listed among Apple's mapping partners. This impressive list of partner companies provides the new application with a really wide range of functions.
As you can see from the screenshot, the user is really offered an excellent cartographic solution. Several options for one route, system tips where and when it is better to turn off in order not to get stuck in a traffic jam, the ability to quickly change the route - indeed, an order of magnitude higher than Google Maps.
But why does the set maps.apple.com direct us to Google Maps, or is it just a matter of time?