Nokia HERE Maps add augmented reality features via LiveSight

Nokia’s HERE Maps service is one of the core reasons to opt for a Lumia Windows Phone device given the excellent offline mapping service offered. Nokia has decided to take it one step forward with the addition of augmented reality features under the LiveSight branding.

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Hands on with Nokia’s HERE Maps for iOS

As promised by Nokia, the Finnish smartphone manufacturer has delivered by publishing its Nokia Maps  Here Maps app on the iTunes store. We went hands on with the application to check it out and to find out if it could be a legitimate alternative to the missing Google Maps app on iOS.

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Nokia Announces new Updated Services – Nokia Maps, Drive, Public Transport, Reading and Life

Along with the 3 new phones from Asha series, an affordable Windows Lumia 610, and the Nokia 808 which features a monstrous 41-megapixel camera, Nokia has also announced a new range of services for all its users worldwide, which includes – the Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, Nokia Reading and Nokia Life. Continue reading “Nokia Announces new Updated Services – Nokia Maps, Drive, Public Transport, Reading and Life”

Nokia Maps for WP7 revealed in screenshots

The team have uncovered the placeholder listing for Nokia Maps on Windows Phone devices. The market place listing shows four screenshots for the new mapping solution being developed by Nokia.

The description reads as :

Nokia Maps helps you to be a local anywhere you go. See where you are and discover places nearby in a snap. Get reviews, uncover new destinations and reach them with smart routing for public transport, walking and driving.

Nokia’s mapping service is known to offer best in class offline turn-by-turn navigation for free. This is expected to be one of the key differentiators of Nokia’s Windows Phone devices from those made by other OEMs.

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Nokia Maps Now Available on iOS and Android Devices

There’s good news for all those who have been wanting to use Nokia maps on non-Nokia devices. Nokia Maps is now available on iOS and Android devices as well.

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Nokia Maps coming to S40 devices with offline Map viewing

Nokia announced its Dual SIM touch and type slider phone, C2-03 at Nokia Connection at Singapore. This phone also comes with Nokia Maps pre-loaded in it. Unlike the earlier versions of the Nokia maps on the S40 devices, this would support offline map viewing.
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Nokia and Yahoo

Nokia and Yahoo have finally announced a partnership today in New York which was codenamed as Project Nike prior to this.  This might be significant for Nokia who has an ever declining market share in USA which is one of the most competitive mobile markets in the world.  Nokia and Yahoo will collaborate on Email , IM , Maps. Nokia will power Yahoo Maps.  We’ll be posting more details about this soon. Above picture show Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz  with Nokia CEO  Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

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Nokia shows off the UK’s Good Things on The world’s largest signpost


The world’s largest signpost maps out the UK’s Good Things

Nokia gives the UK ‘Good Things’ as X Factor winner, Alexandra Burke could play live in your town

London, UK – A signpost the size of two London buses will be suspended next to the capital’s iconic Tower Bridge as Nokia asks Brits to map out – and point to – the nation’s ‘Good Things’. To celebrate the launch of the Nokia N97 mini with in-built OVI Maps, the 40ft long signpost will be unveiled on 23rd October, asking people to send in their ‘Good Things’ to or text 62010 to have it displayed above London’s skyline. Continue reading “Nokia shows off the UK’s Good Things on The world’s largest signpost”

Nokia Maps v3.0 released.

Nokia just introduced their latest version of the highly popular Nokia Maps v3.0. It has a inbuilt synchronisation with their very own all in 1 service the Ovi. Also it has got better maps than ever before, enhanced Drive and Walk navigation.

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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”