iPhoto for iOS ditches Google Maps in favor of OpenStreetMap

Thu, Mar 8, 2012


9to5Mac writes:

Following yesterday’s launch of Apple’s iPhoto for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch application, several reports noted that the mapping integration into the software was not Google-based. With Apple working on an in-house iOS maps product for the last couple of years, speculation naturally rang out that iPhoto for iOS uses an in-house maps database.

However, OpenStreetMap Foundation, the company behind OpenStreetMap, has revealed that iPhoto for iOS actually uses their database. According to the foundation, the data Apple uses is dated to almost two years ago


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