Nokia Here offers walking and driving directions on iOS

Jos

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Nokia is looking to capitalize on the much-publicized Apple Maps flop with the release of its own mapping alternative for iOS. Dubbed Here, the free HTML5-based app uses Navteq data (the same that a majority of in-car navigation systems use)...

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captainawesome

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Just tried it. I wish they would offer the feature to download for your whole country or at least state maybe at the cost of $10 per country ? That still heavily undercuts competitors like TomToms apps.
 

MilwaukeeMike

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Just tried it. I wish they would offer the feature to download for your whole country or at least state maybe at the cost of $10 per country ? That still heavily undercuts competitors like TomToms apps.
Is this the same maps service that Nokia includes on their Lumia 920 Windows phone? That phone lets you download maps, but I don't know if it's the same service as Here. Also it says you can get local regions... but not whole countries? hmm..
 

captainawesome

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Is this the same maps service that Nokia includes on their Lumia 920 Windows phone? That phone lets you download maps, but I don't know if it's the same service as Here. Also it says you can get local regions... but not whole countries? hmm..
That local regions thing is a farce. You basically download a snapshot of a very small region. Think your immediate neighbours.
 
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Lumia 920 actually allows you to download map and one can use the phone like a GPS even without any internet (WIFI or 3G/4G) services
 

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