Tag: Here Maps

Microsoft Windows 10 Maps App Gets Better Search, Turn-By-Turn Directions, Driving Interface And More

With Here Maps no longer working on Windows 10 come March 29, Microsoft has been busy preparing its Windows 10 Maps app for public release. A number of neat features are in store, including a better search and driving interface, turn-by-turn directions and more.

Apps/Software March 18, 2016

HERE Maps Can Do Something That Google Maps And Apple Maps Can't, And It's Really Helpful

HERE Maps has a handy feature that gives it an advantage over rival maps. It will let users get access to the turn-by-turn navigation feature even offline, negating the need of an Internet connection to use the feature.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2015

Nokia Rolls Out HERE Maps Android Public Beta With New Contextual Menu

Nokia has pushed out the public beta for the Android HERE Maps. The app introduces a new contextual menu feature.

Apps/Software July 14, 2015

Uber May Have Bid $3 Billion For Nokia's HERE Digial Mapping Service: Here's Why

Uber is reportedly getting close to a $3 billion acquisition of Nokia's HERE Maps service. There are a number of reasons that this acquisition would be a good one for Uber.

Business May 9, 2015

Uber Bids For HERE Mapping Service For $3 Billion

The ride-sharing service has jumped into the pool of interested buyers for Nokia's service. It's clearly going to be a battle given all the big names that want to own the service and the data.

Business May 8, 2015

Nokia: No Current Plans To Make Or Sell Smartphones

Nokia shoots down reports asserting that it is planning to re-enter the smartphone market. Just a few months ago, however, the company's technology chief stated that Nokia was preparing more SKUs.

Business April 27, 2015

Need Directions? Google It Then Push It To Your Android Device: Here's How

In a hurry to get directions? Google outs a small but cool new feature that makes getting directions a breeze.

Internet April 24, 2015

Nokia Mulls On Selling Maps Business HERE: Uber Is Eyed as Potential Buyer

Nokia has reached out to ride-sharing group Uber for a possible sale of its HERE maps service, which is currently worth about $2.1 billion.

Geek April 13, 2015

Samsung taps Nokia navigation app for Galaxy smartphones, smart watches

Samsung will be offering Galaxy device and smart watch owners an alternative to Google's Maps. Nokia has announced a licensing deal with Samsung to bring Nokia's Here mapping app to Galaxy devices.

Apps/Software August 29, 2014

Transportation Department wants to regulate navigation apps and aids to arrest distracted driving

The Transportation Department is moving swiftly to regulate navigation apps to put them on the same level of scrutiny as navigational software built inside vehicles.

Apps/Software June 18, 2014

Nokia will use Medio Systems technology to take on Google Maps

Nokia is bouncing back at an alarming rate with the purchase of Medio Systems to help bolster its HERE Maps service. Google should no doubt keep an eye on this.

Deals June 17, 2014

Nokia's Here snaps up analytics tech to advance mapping, navigation features

Nokia Here looks to the next generation of predictive mapping solutions with the acquisition of Medio Systems.

Apps/Software June 12, 2014

Nokia blames iOS 7 for yanking Here Maps

Nokia has yanked Here Maps from the App Store. The reason? "Recent changes in iOS 7 harms the user experience." Whatever that means.

Apps/Software December 27, 2013

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