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How to import HERE Maps favorites into Microsoft Maps

HERE Maps are replaced by Microsoft Maps in windows 10 mobile and while the new maps does a fine job in providing mapping and GPS guidance, it does not allow one to import you’re here Maps favorites and if you have a lot of favorites, you are going to have a tough time in convincing […]

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Install Here Drive and Here Maps on Lumia 950 | Download Here Drive Maps on Windows 10 Mobile

If you are a Windows 10 mobile user or a user of Lumia 950, 950 XL, 550 or any of the Lumia that come pre loaded with Windows 10 mobile, you might have noticed that Here apps like Here Maps or Here Drive do not come pre installed. The bad thing is that they are […]

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Facebook and Nokia to together power HERE Maps

Facebook has inked a deal with Nokia to power HERE Maps on mobile version of the website. Facebook will be using HERE location data for geo coding on Instagram, Messenger and Facebook website.

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Nokia Mail, Nokia Chat and Account shutting down

Microsoft has announced that it will be discontinuing Nokia Mail, Nokia Chat and Nokia Account in the coming months. The Mail and Chat will be shutting down on March 9th while the Nokia Account will stop working past 24th April 2015. Nokia account once was mandatory to use Nokia MixRadio (renamed to Nokia Music), Nokia […]

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Microsoft takes over Nokia HERE Maps on Windows Phones

Nokia has announced that it will no longer be updating HERE Maps and other navigations applications on windows phone. It is not dead though as the baton has been passed to Microsoft which will be updating the app from now on. It is interesting to note that Nokia has not completely abandon HERE maps. The […]

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Nokia Here Maps Coming Back To iOS

Nokia has posted a job listing that indicates that it is looking to bring back the HERE Maps to iOS and Android platform. Nokia’s HERE Maps was doing just fine but the company removed the app from store as iOS 7 brought changes that harmed user experience. The job listing states that it needs iOS […]

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No maps for Japan

I know that Nokia does not sell many phones in Japan but it would be nice to be able to use Ovi Maps when I visit that country, as many Nokia devices work all around the world, even in Japan. But Nokia does not really have maps of Japan. The map file that you can […]

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Mobile map business heats up

I read today that Nav4All directly blames Nokia/Navteq for pushing them out of business by not extending licensing of the Navteq maps. SlashGear covered it best for what I could find. The story was also in the Inquirer. I have been thinking about what is going to be Navteq’s business model in the future as […]