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Nokia has updated their HERE Maps app with LiveSight support. You can tap the “LiveSight” icon and HERE Maps reveals virtual signs for restaurants, galleries, shops, and sights attached to the buildings in your camera display so you can pinpoint exactly where you’re going just by looking. What’s New: – LiveSight reveals what’s around you through your camera display – Integrated compass…

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Nokia Maps are great, but Nokia knows  there are parts of the world where the mapping data is lacking.  Nokia is however determined to fill in the gaps, and on their Here.com website they now have a new tool in beta which allows users to add their own data to the repository. Using the Nokia Maps Creator (now in beta)…

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On their blog Nokia Conversations Nokia has announced updates to their mapping data, including some important additions. Principle amongst these is the addition of mapping data for Israel and also Serbia, with Turn by Turn to follow, which still leaves Japan as a major black spot on the maps. They also announced what they call “High definition maps” with shapes…

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We all expected better maps when Bing integrated Nokia’s Navteq data, but it seems the addition of the mapping data also created a huge hole in Bing Maps. It seems Japan is not one of the countries covered by the data. Other countries omitted from the 110 countries covered include South Korea and Israel. Interestingly Bing Maps on the desktop…

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TechRadar has posted this video comparing the performance of mapping software from Nokia, Google and Apple. While the winner is not clear, the loser certainly was, with Apple Maps showing the poorest feature set and performance. How are our readers finding the latest version of Nokia Maps? Let us know below.

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Nokia Maps Bing Maps Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Nokia Maps On Nokia’s new WP8 devices, they decided to completely remove the link to the normal “Maps” app on Windows Phone, meaning that you have to rely on Nokia Maps. This has a number of unfortunate downsides for those who live in the United States. Or at least in my…

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We did not really talk much about Maps yesterday when that HTC 8X Windows Phone 8 tour leaked, but I think on reflection there are some elements which are of note, not for what has changed but for what has remained the same. To start with, the app is not Nokia branded, with the app simply being Maps, not Nokia…

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Nokia recently published an infographic touting how great their maps were.  They have now revealed part of the secret to their success: an army of drivers drawn from their own cars, but also UPS and FedEx trucks. "While Google’s driven 5 million miles in Street View cars, UPS drives 3.3 billion miles a year," writes Alexis Madrigal from the Atlantic,…

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