Nokia Updates Ovi Maps 3.0 Beta
Nokia recently began offering an updated version of its Ovi Maps 3.0 Beta product for free via the Nokia Beta Labs web site. This new version has several new features as well as performance improvements. The biggest new feature is support for S60 5th Edition touch-based devices (N97, 5800 XpressMusic). Others include new weather information and an updated list of points of interest. Performance has been improved with updated maps, better pan and zoom functionality, better traffic information and the location of automatic camera-based speed traps. Ovi Maps 3.0 Beta also supports S60 3rd Edition FP1 and FP2.
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.
Android Users Can Now Beta Test Google Maps
Google has rolled out a program that allows people to test beta versions of Google Maps. The betas will be published via the Google Play Store, similar to how Google distributes other a few other beta apps.
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.
Apple Releases iOS 10 Developer Beta 2
Apple today made a second beta version of iOS 10 available to developers. According to Apple, the new beta contains bug fixes and other improvements.
TomTom Parks New Nav App in Google Play Store
TomTom today released a new version of its navigation service for Android devices. TomTom Go Mobile boasts up-to-date maps for more than 100 countries with support for offline viewing, live traffic updates, safety camera locations, points of interest, and seamless syncing with contacts.