Posted: February 25, 2013 at 4:32 pm
Today at Mobile World Congress, Nokia finally rebrands its mapping platform to HERE, reintroducing old mapping and location apps with new names and features - HERE Maps, HERE Drive, HERE Transit and HERE City Lens.
The HERE location experience on Windows Phone 8:
- HERE Transit
You can now view nearby stations and stops on a map. Easily switch from HERE Maps to HERE Transit within the Journey Planner. You can also access favorites from HERE Maps and Drive. Grab HERE Transit in the Windows Phone Store here.
- HERE City Lens
Now with HERE City Lens, anytime you save a favorite it automatically syncs to the HERE cloud. Making it accessible from the HERE website and any associated apps. Favorites can be pinned to the Start screen. Grab HERE City Lens in the Windows Phone Store here.
- HERE Drive Beta
Just like HERE City lens, you can sync your favorites from the HERE cloud. There is also additional customization options to tailor your driving experience to your own needs. Grab it here for Lumia devices and non-Lumia devices in the Windows Phone Store, use the QR code below (Lumia on the left and non-Lumia to the right).
- HERE Maps
Besides the obvious branding and integration with the HERE cloud. Nothing that we can see has changed with this app. Let us know if you spy anything else. To download here maps from the Windows Phone Store for your Lumia device go here, use the QR code below.
Nokia also announced that HERE Maps, HERE Drive Beta, and HERE Transit is now available to all Windows Phone 8 users in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, the U.K., and U.S.
Read more at: http://conversations.nokia.com