iPhone 5 rumors: Apple to debut its own maps app with the iOS 6

According to a source cited by 9to5mac, Apple will drop the Google Maps program in favor of its own mapping software.

The technology was created by C3 Technologies, a company that Apple acquired in October 2011.

AllThingsD confirmed the new, adding that the new Maps app will be a leading feature of iOS 6.

The design of the new program is said to resemble the current Google Maps app, but it is expected to offer a greater speed and reliability.

The iOS 6 is likely to be announced at the World Wide Developers Conference in June.