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HERE maps on Windows 10 Mobile works again
Dec02

HERE maps on Windows 10 Mobile works again

A few days ago users on Windows 10 Mobile noticed that HERE maps had received an update that effectively rendered the app useless. Opening the app showed a message to users saying that a newer, better version of HERE maps is available to use. However tapping OK never really took us anywhere and users were left without a usable HERE maps app. HERE had responded then, that this was due to a store bug and recommended users to use the...

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RootMetrics “Likely” to Support Windows 10 Thanks to iOS and Android Code Compatibility
May11

RootMetrics “Likely” to Support Windows 10 Thanks to iOS and Android Code Compatibility

Anyone who’s ever had trouble with cellular phone coverage knows how important app developers like RootMetrics are. Recently I submitted a query asking RootMetrics if they were planning to support Windows Phone and their response, while somewhat predictable, also provided a shimmer of hope for those who have been waiting for an official app to launch. RootMetrics informed me that historically, they haven’t ported the app...

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Navmii Provides Complete Voice Guided Navigation for Windows Phone
Dec17

Navmii Provides Complete Voice Guided Navigation for Windows Phone

Navigation apps are pretty popular among travelers and the next time you decide to pack your bags and set out for parts unknown, you’ll have a brand new option to choose from. As reported by our friends over at WC, Navmii has been released on the Windows Phone platform, providing a number of useful features for the traveler. These features include: Navmii Tap or Scan Complete voice guided navigation Incredibly beautiful HD maps...

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Nokia Account No Longer Required With HERE, Free Drive+, Transit for WP8 Users
Dec09

Nokia Account No Longer Required With HERE, Free Drive+, Transit for WP8 Users

HERE products today were updated on Windows Phone and bring some major account-related changes and also some special bonuses for Windows Phone 8.0 users that 8.1 users have already been enjoying. These updates affect HERE Maps, HERE Drive+, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens. First, you no longer need a Nokia account to use HERE. The new update allows you to transition directly to the HERE service, syncing your data and importing your...

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Some Offline Maps Getting Updates on Windows Phone 8.1
Nov20

Some Offline Maps Getting Updates on Windows Phone 8.1

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard much about updates to Maps for Windows Phone 8.1. Now we’re seeing that some offline maps now have some new updates available. This isn’t an update to the HERE Maps app itself like the update that landed late last month, but to the maps themselves. So far, I can confirm that Utah and Oklahoma have been updated and our friends over at WC have been able to confirm New York,...

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