Nokia has released the version 2.5 update for their popular navigation app, Nokia Maps. Version 2.5 adds a few tweaks and fine tuning to improve performance and stability. The update also brings a few new and useful features into the mix.
The new features include:
- Plan and edit routes
- Live traffic that is updated every three minutes (select areas)
- Groupon Now! deal offers on restaurants, coffee shops, spas and more. Find nearby deals, buy them with a few taps and then plan your route using Nokia Maps’ advance route planning. Find the best way to get there by car, on foot or with public transit. (US only)
- Pin a route to your Nokia Lumia start screen or share the route with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
- Sync your routes across your Lumia smartphone and the web (maps.nokia.com). Your favorite destinations are always close by no matter where you sign in.
- Explore Nearby feature shows you the top 25 places around you with one tap (based on user reviews, trusted guides and local providers).
Keep in mind that Nokia Maps is an exclusive app for the Lumia Windows Phones. If you aren't seeing the update pushed out, just go to the Nokia Collection in your Marketplace app and you can update things manually. Or you can just hit this link to the Marketplace listing.
Thanks, Fakhre, for the tip!
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