Nokia's HERE Maps Lands in App Store for iPhone
Nokia's new HERE mapping application and service is available from the iPhone App Store beginning today. The application offers iPhone owners public transportation and driving directions, voice-guided walking directions, searchable maps with history and suggestions, and the ability to sync saved places across devices. The HERE map application also include live traffic and satellite views, offline map support, and coverage for nearly 200 countries. The application is free to download and use.
CarPlay Lets Drivers Access Their iPhone Via Siri
Apple today announced CarPlay, a bridge that will let drivers user their car's infotainment center to access and interact with their iPhone. In order to work, CarPlay must be installed by the car manufacturer and a separate app must be installed on the iPhone.
Apple Makes iOS8 Available to the Masses
Apple today released iOS8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (5th gen). iOS8 offers a number of refinements to Apple's mobile operating system.
Apple Updates Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
Apple recently published updates to its core productivity applications for the iPhone and iPad. Pages, Apple's word processor, has a significant number of new features.
Verizon iPhone Users Gain Access to Isis via Cashwrap Case
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of the Incipio Cashwrap case for owners of the iPhone. The Cashwrap case includes an NFC radio and compatibility with the Isis mobile payment service.
Ting Now Supports Apple iPhone 5
Ting, an MVNO that uses Sprint's network, is now allowing customers to bring their own iPhone 5 and activate it on Ting. The iPhone 5 must be a Sprint-compatible version.
Apple iPhone 4S
3.5" display 640 x 960 pixels
Apple A5 processor
0 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
Mind share about to increase?
I guess, your experience will depend on where you are in the world. I hope they continue to bolster the map features and info, since I do plan on upgrading to a WP8 device.