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The iPhone maker revealed today at WWDC a new in-house 3D Maps app built entirely from the ground up. The 3D option isn’t turned on by default but can easily be switched on by the user via a large button logically dubbed 3D.
The Flyover feature displays 3D, photographic maps that you can rotate with your fingers to get a true view of any location. Why Flyover? Search for a location or landmark, and the app flies you over there to bring you the bird’s-eye view. But 3D is also available in satellite view, slightly higher than your average bird can fly.
And 3D isn’t the only cool feature. The app is tapping into the GPS arena by helping drivers trying to navigate their way through traffic.