Nokia Transport Loses Beta Label, Now a Full App
Nokia today revealed that its Nokia Transport application for Windows Phones is no longer a beta and has graduated to full app status. Nokia Transport targets urban users of mass transit, and offers routes and timetable information regarding buses, trains, and subway systems in large cities. In addition to shedding its beta label, the app adds the ability to search for nearby mass transit services based on user location. Nokia Transport offers best routes and departure times in more than 100 cities and metropolitan areas, and offers estimated routes and timetables in 450 more. Nokia plans to increase the availability of detailed transit schedules to more cities over time. Nokia Transport 188.8.131.52 is a free download from the Marketplace for Mobile for Nokia's Lumia smartphones.
Samsung to Offer Nokia's HERE Maps to Galaxy Devices
Nokia and Samsung today announced that HERE Maps will soon be available to Samsung's Galaxy smartphones for free. HERE Maps allows users to download entire countries or regions, which makes the maps available even when the device is offline.
Nokia Updates HERE Maps for Android and Windows
Nokia today announced sweeping updates to its HERE Maps application for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. The chief goal of this update was to improve the accuracy of maps worldwide with new/changed roads.
Nokia Improves HERE Transit Maps for Android and iOS
Nokia recently announced a moderate improvement to HERE Transit Maps for Android and iOS devices. Nokia focused its efforts on adding more timetables and routes to public transportation schedules.
HERE Maps Updated for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone
Nokia today updated its HERE Maps products for the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms simultaneously. Nokia says there are "millions of changes" to the maps, but calls out a few specifics.