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Nokia Drive+ maps now available for more Windows Phone 8 customers

Nokia Drive+ maps now available for more Windows Phone 8 customers

By 23 January 2013

Microsoft and Nokia have announced that Nokia's Drive+ turn-by-turn navigation app is now available to all Windows Phone 8 customers. The beta can be downloaded from the Windows Phone store.  Available free to customers in the United States, UK, and... >>

Nokia confirms it's opening up Nokia Drive to other Windows Phone 8 manufacturers

Nokia confirms it's opening up Nokia Drive to other Windows Phone 8 manufacturers

By 31 October 2012

Nokia has again said that its mapping solution Nokia Drive will be available to all Windows Phone 8 manufacturers. The Finnish manufacturer claimed back in June that all Windows Phone 8 devices would have Nokia Drive preinstalled. But on checking Pocket-lint’s... >>

Amazon chooses Nokia Maps over Google for its new Kindle Fire range

Amazon chooses Nokia Maps over Google for its new Kindle Fire range

By 31 August 2012

Amazon has decided to use Nokia’s mapping services in its new range of Kindle Fires, according to reports, and despite the company’s relationship with Google.  At least one Kindle Fire tablet is expected to be announced on Thursday 6 September at... >>

TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation

TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation

By 31 July 2012

Navigation specialists TomTom has taken a step away from its sat nav hardware devices to introduce a handsfree car solution that works with both iPhone and Android smartphones. Though the TomTom Hands-Free Car Kit can be used to display and play any sat... >>

Peugeot and Citroën cars to feature TomTom mapping services

Peugeot and Citroën cars to feature TomTom mapping services

By 24 July 2012

Peugeot and Citroën cars’ infotainment systems will feature TomTom maps and traffic services after PSA Peugeot Citroën agreed a deal with the navigation provider.  Drivers will have access to maps for more than 30 countries throughout Europe and... >>

TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates

TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates

By 20 July 2012

With London’s traffic likely to be thrown into chaos during the London 2012 Olympics, mapping specialists TomTom and CoPilot are updating their navigation providers to help users avoid congestion hot spots. TomTom has set aside a task force to continually... >>

Navigon iPhone app brings Google Street View into the mix

Navigon iPhone app brings Google Street View into the mix

By 3 July 2012

Navigon’s iOS app just got a little bit cooler, thanks to an update that sees Google’s Street View included in the mapping application. Navigon version 2.1 also enables users to block off sections of a map that you don’t wish to travel through,... >>

Amazon buys 3D mapping software, with next-gen Kindle Fire to benefit

Amazon buys 3D mapping software, with next-gen Kindle Fire to benefit

By 3 July 2012

Amazon has made moves into the navigation world after purchasing a new start-up company that specialises in 3D mapping. The acquisition of UpNext could signal Amazon’s intentions to load its next Kindle Fire device with native mapping navigation apps. ... >>

All Windows Phone 8 devices will have Nokia Drive, even Samsung and HTC handsets

All Windows Phone 8 devices will have Nokia Drive, even Samsung and HTC handsets

By 21 June 2012

We’ll soon be seeing Nokia’s mapping solution, Nokia Drive, appear on the likes of Samsung, HTC and Huawei devices, after the Finnish manufacturer announced that it would come preloaded on all Windows Phone 8 devices. It means Windows Phone 8 users... >>

Google Maps Android App will soon work offline too

Google Maps Android App will soon work offline too

By 6 June 2012

Android users will soon be able to use the Google Maps app even when no network or Wi-Fi signal is available. Users will need to download the area they wish to visit in advance from Google Maps. The bigger the area, the more storage is taken up on your... >>