Aving is reporting that "Apple" has announced a GPS module, dubbed "loco GPS" designed for the iPhone, which uses Google Maps as its mapping software.

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Apple, some cheeky company is risking some fast court action from the Cupertino company, who have shown in the past they're not afraid to sue.

With the satnav gubbins provided by a respectable SiRF Star III chip, the loco GPS is expected to be available in February 2008 for around $89.

It will only work on a jailbroken iPhone, and apparently testing for the unit to work with iPod touches is currently in progress too, so we would expect this to be a popular add-on when it does launch.

If the real Apple have not sued the manufacturing company into submission by then...