The general reaction to Apple's release of the iOS 6 Maps application has been disappointment. Let's face it, it just doesn't work well and steadfast Apple users have valid reason to complain; it's sent users to the wrong places, listed buildings that no longer exist and simply doesn't display the kind of data that Google Maps does. But frustrations aside, it seems there are other things to consider and there may be some huge potential on the rise for the future of iOS 6 Maps.
Apple APIs (18)
Apple Pay Payment Request
||The WebKit Apple Pay Payment Request API enables you to integrate Apple Payments in your web application. Safari 11.1 on macOS and Safari on iOS 11.3 support the W3C Payment Request API for...||Payments||04.11.2018|
||The FileMaker API in REST architecture returns data in hosted solutions to create applications, databases, and projects. Developers can make calls in JSON format using OAuth to authenticate. The API...||Database||02.28.2018|
||The Apple Music API is the web services portion of MusicKit. Using the Apple Music API you can access information about albums, songs, artists, and playlists in the Apple Music catalog.||Music||06.08.2017|
||Apple's iAd Workbench API provides Advertisers access the Workbench server to manage their accounts and campaigns. The API includes methods to create campaigns, manage campaigns, and access campaign...||Advertising||11.30.2014|
IoT announcements are routinely void of any discussion about developers or open APIs. It's as if the so-called IoT industry is destined to repeat the proprietary mistakes of its technology predecessors even when it's surrounded by current examples of the industry's commoditizing forces at work.