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[9to5Mac] Google has an iOS 6 Maps app awaiting approval. It is solely up to Apple to approve.

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Seperately, we’ve heard Google has been building separate versions of a iOS GoogleMaps.app for quite a while that goes back years. Additionally, we’ve learned an updated iOS 6 version of the Google Maps.app has been submitted to Apple. It is awaiting approval, however, and that could take some time. It took a year for Apple to approve Google Voice, for instance, and Apple could technically likewise claim Google Maps “duplicates a native service” even though there are quite a few mapping apps already in the App Store (like Google Earth).

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Well, Apple's in a weird spot with this one. I'm almost certain that if they allowed Google Maps to be installed as an app, most, if not all, iOS6 users would download it rendering their built-in map pretty useless...

But if they block it, the abysmal mapping software might be enough for some people to switch to a new phone... Who knows.
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