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iPhone check-in services to challenge Facebook check in Servcies

Apple Inc recently announced that it’s the time for Google Maps to exit and now Apple will be having its own mapping service. Moreover, it was unveiled that along with iPhone map application another feature of YELP Inc , Checkin will also be featutred. This feature will help users broadcast their whereabouts to friends etc.

As per iPhone development, Apple Maps will be replacing Google Inc as the default location service which allows users to communicate through Yelp without exiting the map and opening of new application. Yelp is a popular website that provide user’s review for business ranging from plumbers to pet shops, launched check in servcie back in 2010 for its local merchants. Now, merging of Yelp and Apple seem to give tough challenge to Foursquare Inc and Facebook Inc check in service.

The iPhone apps developers are provided with Apple Software development kit includes the screen shots of Yelp checks in withn Apple Maps. Iphone application development of check in service uses the GPS capability in smartphones to let users share their current location and other whereabouts. This utility can also show how many other people are present at the same event or location. It has been a very popular service among Facebook users.

Apple iOS 6 will be built with Apple maps not Google maps which the earlier versions were supporting since 2009.

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