A series of leaked screenshots appear to confirm that Google is working to develop a Maps app for iOS6.
San Francisco-based developer, Ben Guild, posted the series of blurry pictures on his blog (not pictured above) just after midnight on Sunday morning claiming that they showed the alpha version of a Google Maps app for Apple's mobile OS.
In addition to the images Guild posted technical information concerning the app: "It's vector-based. It's got two-finger rotation to any angle. It's super fast. Four-inch height of the iPhone 5 is supported!"
Forbes added that the app is expected to combine Google Maps with another of the company's geographical information services, Google Earth, which would take advantage of the latter's impressive library of satellite and historical archive imagery.
Apple faced heavy criticism earlier this year after the release of its iOS6 saw the company drop Google's map app in favour of Apple's own Tom-Tom-powered sevice. While Apple's map app was far from unusable, negative reactions to the service from consumers saw Apple's CEO Tim Cook offer a public apology on the company's website.
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