location

Live outside India and want to try out LockMapper? Dev releases International version

Live outside India and want to try out LockMapper? Dev releases International version

LockMapper is an interesting app that allows you work some magic with your current location. The app has been published in India through the Nokia Collection, but for the rest of the world there was a waiting game until we were also able to download. Luckily, the developer has got in touch with us to reveal that an official International version has been published on the Windows Phone...

Rich Edmonds 24
Nokia highlights how anonymous data collection helps improve HERE apps and services

Nokia highlights how anonymous data collection helps improve HERE apps and services

Nokia has gone into some detail about how the company uses anonymous data collection from consumers who utilise its location services to help improve the overall HERE experience offered. A number of data sources are relied upon to maintain and update mapping, as well as innovative tools that can detect changes and trigger action points. Sounds like the creation of the Matrix, right?...

Rich Edmonds 27
Nokia set to bring some amazing new capabilities to its mapping apps with Windows Phone 8

Nokia set to bring some amazing new capabilities to its mapping apps with Windows Phone 8

Yesterday we saw a whole heap of information presented by Nokia covering hardware and services, with so much to get through some things were only touched upon. One such area was of Nokia’s plans for maps and directions. We’d previously covered Nokia’s goal to maintain leadership in location so this segment was of great interest. During the keynote a much clearer insight into their plans...

robert brand 31
Nokia Six Flags app gets new Family Locator and Day Planner additions in latest update

Nokia Six Flags app gets new Family Locator and Day Planner additions in latest update

Thrill seekers, rejoice! Nokia keeps trucking along with their exclusive apps and the latest coming in the form of their exceptionally well done official Six Flags tool. The update found in version 1.26 just went live in the Nokia Collection and it has some added new features in addition to what appear to be standard performance enhancements (the app feels less sluggish to us now). The...

Daniel Rubino 11
Location, Windows Phone 8 and Nokia’s plan to be the ultimate “where” platform

Location, Windows Phone 8 and Nokia’s plan to be the ultimate “where” platform

We had a chance to sit down and chat with Thom Brenner, Vice President of Location and Commerce for Nokia and Pino Bonetti who writes about location on the Nokia Conversations blog. We wanted to hear what Nokia are planning for the future with its location services, which the company has touted as its main focus and differentiator for Windows Phone. Being number one in location and...

robert brand 38
More Windows Phone 8 dev features revealed - background location, video codecs and more

More Windows Phone 8 dev features revealed - background location, video codecs and more

Although the day is winding down, we’re still going through the leaked Windows Phone 8 SDK from early this morning. We’re finding some smaller nuggets which aren’t ‘wow’ worthy in of themselves but they are certainly worth a mention, especially since they do add some significant new features to the Windows Phone experience. We must stress—these are still not the new ‘consumer’ features...

Daniel Rubino 24