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Nokia Removes Here Maps From App Store, Blames Apple

Nokia Removes Here Maps From App Store, Blames Apple

Nokia’s little-known mapping service, Here Maps, that the company launched in November last year has been removed from the App Store. The company alleges that Apple’s iOS 7 changes ruined the Here Maps’ user experience.

By On December 28, 2013 Respond
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Take A Trip Inside HMS Ocelot Submarine Via Google Street View!

Take A Trip Inside HMS Ocelot Submarine Via Google Street View!

HMS Ocelot was one of the thirteen Oberon-class submarines and the last submarine built for the Royal Navy between 1959 and 1964. However, now you can take an entire tour inside HMS Ocelot via Google Street View.

By On November 5, 2013 Respond
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Iran Making An ‘Islamic Google Earth’, Plans To Launch Within Four Months

Iran Making An ‘Islamic Google Earth’, Plans To Launch Within Four Months

Iran’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has announced that it’ll launch Islamic Google Earth within four months.

By On April 11, 2013 Respond
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Apple Acquired Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM For $20 Million

Apple Acquired Indoor Mapping Firm WifiSLAM For $20 Million

Apple has bought an indoor mobile location positioning company named WifiSLAM for $20 Million. According to a Wall Street Journal report, an Apple spokesman confirmed the acquisition, but didn’t reveal much.

By On March 25, 2013 Respond
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Get Street View On iOS 6 Maps Using The Street View App

Get Street View On iOS 6 Maps Using The Street View App

Apple’s own Maps app for iOS devices hasn’t exactly been a success. Whereas it lacks many features, one of the critical deficiencies is the lack of any alternatives to the popular ‘Street View’ feature in Google Maps. An iOS developer has now devised a clever way of accessing the Street View features directly from within the iOS 6 Maps app.

By On February 27, 2013 Respond
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Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

Google Will Soon Restore Access To Google Maps On Windows Phone

We recently reported that such users who tried accessing Google Maps via Internet Explorer on a Windows Phone devices were redirected to the Google home page. It was revealed that the problem emanated from the fact that IE doesn’t use WebKit which, Google holds, is essential to provide a good Maps experience.

By On January 6, 2013 Respond
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Google Maps App Triggers Increase In iOS 6 Adoption By 30%

Google Maps App Triggers Increase In iOS 6 Adoption By 30%

A huge number of iOS users had apparently refused to update to iOS 6 because of a lack of Google Maps. And now that a Google Maps app for iOS is here, these users seem to be making the switch rather rapidly. Ever since the app was released, there has been a 30% increase in unique iOS 6 users.

By On December 19, 2012 Respond
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Reports Say Apple Fired Its Maps Manager

Reports Say Apple Fired Its Maps Manager

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Apple has fired the manager who overlooked the development of Maps.

By On November 28, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Download Bing Maps For Offline Use In Windows Phone

[Tutorial] How To Download Bing Maps For Offline Use In Windows Phone

Not long ago, I showed you how to use Google Maps in offline mode, and today I will show you how to do that with Bing Maps in Windows Phone. Follow this tutorial to learn the process.

By On November 22, 2012 Respond
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Nokia Trying To Fill iOS Map Space With Free Maps App – Here

Nokia Trying To Fill iOS Map Space With Free Maps App – Here

Ever since Apple decided to replace Google Maps with its own, iOS users have been seeking other mapping solutions for their devices. Apple did provide them with a list of viable alternatives but none fares as good as what Google offers. Apparently, Nokia is now trying to fill in this space with its new ‘Here’ maps app.

By On November 14, 2012 Respond
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[Tutorial] How To Use Google Maps When You’re Offline?

[Tutorial] How To Use Google Maps When You’re Offline?

Not many of Google Maps users know that they can use it offline. In this tutorial I will show you how to save maps and access them later when internet access isn’t available.

By On November 10, 2012 Respond
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Eric Schmidt Says Apple Should Have Stuck With Google Maps

Eric Schmidt Says Apple Should Have Stuck With Google Maps

Apple has stirred a lot of controversy by ousting Google Maps from iOS 6 and replacing the service with its own Maps app. Since Apple’s new maps lack a number of fundamental features and are often faulty in displaying information, this has frustrated iOS users. Talking about this issue, Google’s chairman, Eric Schmidt, says that Apple should have continued using Google Maps.

By On October 12, 2012 Respond
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Apple Maps Allows Users To Cache Large Areas For Offline Viewing

Apple Maps Allows Users To Cache Large Areas For Offline Viewing

Apple Maps in iOS 6 allows users to cache a much larger area for offline viewing than Google Maps. Apple Maps allows users to view any location around a 740 mile radius (1200 km) from cache when a data connection is lost. Google Maps provided viewing of areas in just a 10 mile radius. While traveling, many users commonly experience some-sort of internet outage, and with this type of offline viewing radius, users will be able to continue their trip for miles.

By On October 6, 2012 Respond
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Apple CEO Apologizes For Faulty Maps In iOS 6

Apple CEO Apologizes For Faulty Maps In iOS 6

Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6. Ever since the release, users have been complaining and pointing out numerous errors. Now, Apple CEO Tim Cook has posted a letter to customers on the company’s website, apologizing for the user experience, and even pointing to some alternatives. Get the details inside.

By On October 1, 2012 Respond
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Google Maps App For iPhone 5 May Land On Christmas, Despite Schmidt’s Denial

Google Maps App For iPhone 5 May Land On Christmas, Despite Schmidt’s Denial

Recently, Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt put a hole in the hopes of iPhone 5 users when he said that Google was not working on a Maps app for iOS 6. After the abysmal performance of Apple’s Maps, many had hoped that Google may ship out a Google Maps app soon. But, Google’s Executive Chairman has turned down any possibility. However, reports hint that Google may release a Maps app for iOS 6 by Christmas, despite Schmidt’s denial.

By On September 26, 2012 Respond
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