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Nokia Maps for iOS and Android does the offline jig

10/24/2011, Could this bit of news be a redeeming feature for the ailing handset manufacturer from Finland? You decide – we are talking about Nokia Maps which traditionally was available only on Nokia devices, but has since expanded to see action on iOS and...

Google Maps updated, boasts NFC support

10/21/2011, Google went about quietly updating their Google Maps on Android, where the Internet search giant decided to throw in NFC support – signalling the possibility of future apps arriving with such support as well in order to take advantage of the...

Siri support for international maps and searches coming in 2012

10/14/2011, When the iPhone 4S was announced, while the hardware specs may not have blown every away, what did capture everyone’s attention and has been the talk of the town is Siri, Apple’s voice assistant. Based on the demonstration given during the...

Bing now offers Airport maps

09/30/2011, How often do you get lost in an airport? Not too often I hope! But for those of you who do, we’ve got some great news for you. The folks over at Bing have now made Airport Maps available in its Maps service. Just like its maps for shopping malls,...

Google Maps for Android updated

09/09/2011, Great news for people who love taking photographs and reviewing places they’ve been on Google Places. Google has announced a new update to Google Maps for Android that lets users attach photographs to their reviews in Places. The update which brings...

Google Maps now shows you the weather

08/19/2011, Weather geeks – good news! You can now find out what the weather is like anywhere in the world, just by using Google Maps. Google has announced that it has updated its Maps service with an additional layer – weather. In addition to seeing what the...

Mall Maps arrives on Bing for Mobile

08/04/2011, Hate getting lost at the mall looking for a certain store or restaurant? Instead of having to traverse all the way to the concierge at ground floor to ask for a map, why not pull out your smartphone instead? Thanks to the folks over at Microsoft, finding...

Google Maps for Android has more 3D buildings

07/21/2011, Great news for Google Maps for Android users – Google has just announced the inclusion of 3D buildings for 18 new locations around the world. In case you forgot, last December Google pushed out an update for its Android Maps app that let users view...

Google Maps offers live transit updates

06/08/2011, Google Maps is the perfect tool for those who tend to take public transport, especially in areas where it has been fully integrated with public transport. Of course, if you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth and never had to wait for the next bus...

Google Maps 5.5 for Android released

05/25/2011, Google has officially announced the release of the latest version of Google Maps for Android. Bringing the app up to version 5.5, Google Maps now adds the “check in” and “rate and review” buttons to the Places page to make it more...

iOS Maps app coming your way?

05/04/2011, Apple is looking for someone to inject improvements to the Maps app in the iOS platform, at least that is what can be garnered according to a new job listing. The candidate who manages to charm the person in power at Cupertino will be known as an...

Google Map Maker now available in the US

04/19/2011, Google Maps is one of the most widely used navigation services in the world, but in case you didn’t know – the maps didn’t appear by magic. Most of the locations and places you find on Google Maps have been painstakingly added by people...

Nokia Ovi Maps 3D in beta

04/18/2011, Nokia hasn’t been doing too hot on the smartphone and feature phone scenes of late, and it is no wonder why – their software (operating system in this case) has failed to be innovative enough to keep up with the times, what with touchscreen...

Google Maps 5.3 released for Android

04/05/2011, Google has just launched a new version of their Maps app for the Android operating system. Bringing the version up to 5.3, Google Maps for Android packs some new features that would make any check-in fanatic happy. Google Maps now has a Google Location...