Google Maps v3.0 released.

Yes you saw it right. Google Maps for Mobile, the native S60 version, just hit v3.00 an hour ago.It looks awesome and very user friendly as always. Several new features and minor improvements in the user interface have been provided.  The main change is the addition of Google Latitude, Continue reading “Google Maps v3.0 released.”

Sony Ericsson handsets to contain new Location aware search App “Near Me”

3G Mobile Blog reports that Sony Ericsson has announced the new 8.1 megapixel Cyber-shot 905 phone will come preloaded with Mobile Commerce’s innovative ‘NearMe’ application – so you can always find exactly what you’re looking for right around you. It will also be available for download onto the GPS enabled C702 Cyber-shot and W760 Walkman handsets.

‘NearMe’ is a local search service that provides users with detailed information on local businesses, amenities, venues and events, all based on current location using the GPS capabilities of the user’s handset. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson handsets to contain new Location aware search App “Near Me””

Nokia buys Plazes Location Based Social Network

Nokia acquired German Location Based Social networking start-up, as part of its push into offering internet services on its cell phones. Nokia is set to release GPS cell phones from its staples during this year and acquisition of the 13 people strong startup company makes sense. allows users to plan activities, record their experiences and share ideas similar to twitter. Continue reading “Nokia buys Plazes Location Based Social Network”

WayFinder Active – Serios competition for Nokia Sports Tracker

WayFinder Active is a free GPS application for mobile phones consisting of mobile maps, GPS recording and statistics designed for people involved in outdoor adventures and activities such as running, hiking, skiing, trekking, trailing, biking, racing or other activities.

Useful features include detailed statistics such as maximum, current and average speed during each activity, plus the distance traveled and calories burned. With a built-in compass and a “Reverse Route” feature, users can easily find a route to anywhere. With the introduction of free Way finder Active, Way finder also brings the topographic maps of North America to mobile phones. Continue reading “WayFinder Active – Serios competition for Nokia Sports Tracker”