Nokia Debuts “Here” Maps and Service, Also Available on Android

Windows Phone users may be happy with Nokia’s maps services in their back pocket, but what about the rest of us, iOS and Android users? Now there’s a solution for that, as Nokia has announced a cross platform map service called “Here”. This cloud-based service is targeted at PC, iOS, Android and Firefox OS users. Nokia partnered... 

Google Maps Gets Geographical Details: Vegetation, Natural Land Formation Labels and More

Ever wanted to know more about the geography of your region? Well, now thanks to a recent update of Google Maps you can. The service now clearly shows terrain and uses color gradations to depict vegetation. Labels are also used for natural land formations. The enriched visual data allows the users to quickly and easily see forests, deserts and mountain... 

Google Maps Gets Expanded Coverage of Building Footprints

Google just announced an expansion of the features in Google Maps, that this time get building footprints. The search engine giant has added 25 million new footprints to the app available on both desktop and mobile. You can view detailed structures in major metropolitan regions in USA, like Houston, L.A, Miami and San Francisco. Notice the before (left)... 

TomTom Navigation for Android is Now Available, With Compatibility Issues

TomTom has just launched its Navigation app for Android, a piece of software that comes with offline driving directions 2D/3D views, voice guidance and mapping updates for the entire lifetime of the software. The application is available in special versions for regions of the world: North American, European, UK & Ireland and other geographical versions. It... 

New App: Google Launches Field Trip, an Android Tour Guide For Travelers (Video)

Google has come up with a new exploration app called Field Trip. It works by running in the background on Android handsets and it’s basically a tour guide, available right now on the Play Store. It offers detailed information on a specific area without you specifically requiring it, so it intuitively knows when you need it. Resources for the... 

Google Announces High Resolution Images for Touristic Landmarks in Google Maps

Google just announced a refresh of its aerial and satellite imagery services for many points of interest all over the world. The search engine giant also released some new 45 degree imagery too, signalling the progress made by the Google Maps and Earth teams. 45 degree imagery is available in Google Maps for 37 US and 14 international locations, with... 

On Sale: Navigon Europe and USA Going for About $20 Less Than Usual!

There’s a fresh promotion for the famous Navigon app for Android, involving a price cut of around $20 for both Navigon USA and Navigon Europe. The promotion lasts from today till October 8th, so hurry up. Also, you should know that this week Navigon was updated to version 4.6.0. Navigon Europe is now $22 cheaper and goes for $47, while Navigon... 

Google Street View Now Offers Underwater Panoramas Thanks to Google Collaboration With Catlin Seaview Survey (Video)

If you can already have a sneak peak at the Moon and Mars, why not explore the deep blue sea via Street View? That’s exactly what Google is proposing with its latest endeavour: underwater panoramas and sights, taken through a collaboration with The Catlin Seaview Survey. The underwater shots show marine topology like the Great Barrier Reef and... 

Apple Scouting for Talent, Recruiting Ex Google Maps Engineers to Revamp iOS Maps

Apple wants to evolve past the current point of iOS Maps, seeing that they’ve received huge criticism for it and they’re looking for ex Google Maps staff to help them with that. The Cupertino giant is pursuing a strategy that lures Google Maps employees using very skilled recruiters to get them. Many of the experts may accept because of... 

On Sale: CoPilot Live Premium USA Now 50% Off For 5 Days! (Video)

If you’re looking for a hot and cheap navigation software for your Android handset, look no further than the CoPilot Live Premium USA, that’s now 50% cheaper, going for $9.99. The offer last a limited time, 5 days and the software offered by ALK Technologies Inc was last updated a couple of days ago, so it’s fresh. It requires Android... 

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