Apple’s new mapping technology that is set to debut with the release iOS 6 this fall may be making its way to Mac computers in the near future as well, Technically Personal reported. Developer Cody Cooper found an XML file with a reference to disable shading on a set of Intel based graphics chipsets, which, of course, are not supported by iOS devices. The Cupertino-based company’s references to Intel chipsets seems to be a guarantee that Apple Maps will be coming to Mac computers in some form. Apple unveiled its new mapping solution at its WorldWide Developer Conference in San Francisco last month. The app features turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic updates, Siri support, Yelp integration and 3D flyovers in select locations.


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