Apple Maps has been the butt of many jokes since its disheveled launch in 2012. Now with the launch of iOS 12 just over the horizon, Apple is done being the punch line of everyone’s excuse for being 45 minutes late. The company is completely scrapping their infamous map app and rebuilding it with their own data.
Whether it’s iPhone fans on Reddit or the MacRumors forum, the gripes with Apple Maps run deep. But according to a report published by TechCrunch Apple wants to up its navigation cred.
The plan is to amass map data from two places: A bunch of cars chock full of cameras and sensors — like Google’s Street View cars — and iPhones.
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