A little over a month ago we showed you guys I’m Here for Windows Phone. It’s a unique app that takes something your phone can do out-of-the-box and expands on it. Your Windows phone is pretty good at sharing your location to anyone you want, but it does have a few limitations. I’m Here was recently updated with some welcomed additions for the international crowd. Let’s check it out.
If you update or download I’m Here you’ll be on version 1.2. So why are international readers going to be more interested in this app?
- WhatsApp integration
- Nokia Here Maps support
Everyone and their mother apparently uses WhatsApp these days (and no, we don't know when it will be updated, so don't ask), especially in locations where SMS costs more than it should. Nokia’s HERE mapping platform typically has better support in non-US countries. I’m Here for Windows Phone will now use Nokia Here Maps when sharing with other Windows Phone devices. Both of these additions make the app even better for international users.
WhatsApp integration and Nokia Here maps support was a feature requested by many users to the developer, Shayne Boyer. That makes Shayne the kind of “ask and ye shall receive” developer we’re all fans of around here. Have any future suggestions? Reach out to him or leave feedback in the comments.
Why use I’m Here to share your location? You have a variety of ways to send it – SMS, email, built-in social, and now WhatsApp.
You can grab I’m Here (free) for Windows Phone 8 devices by following this link to the Store. You can also use the QR code below or swipe to the right in our app.