“Although deeper changes to Maps are in the works, Apple did announce a new City Tours feature for iOS 8 discreetly on one of the keynote slides,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac.

“This feature is not normally available in the current iOS 8 betas,” Mayo reports, “but developer Pierre Blazquez has managed to unlock the feature through a hidden debug screen and shines some light on exactly what ‘City Tours’ entails.”

“City Tours is best described as a guided-camera Flyover view,” Mayo reports. “After activating the tour, the Maps app changes to satellite mode and begins zooming and panning to different landmarks in the city. For example, in the video, the tour rotates and pans between a couple of different cathedrals.”

 
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