Friday, 21 February 2014

Nokia's Here Maps app is coming to all Windows 8.1 devices

Nokia's Here Maps app is coming to all Windows 8.1 devices
Feb 21st 2014, 15:47, by Chris Welch


If Bing Maps hasn't been getting the job done on your Microsoft Surface, you'll be glad to hear there's another option on the way: Nokia's Here Maps. The company says it will "soon" launch its mapping software for all Windows 8.1 devices. Until now, it's been available exclusively on the Lumia 2520 tablet (and of course Windows Phone 8 smartphones). Nokia describes Here Maps as an "all-in-one mapping solution, combining vector, satellite and 3D maps, points of interest, search and route planning." It will obviously be familiar to anyone that's used the software on Windows Phone, but Nokia claims that Windows 8.1 and more powerful hardware bring new benefits.
First and foremost, the app is faster now. Once you've downloaded a country's...
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