I’m sure you’ll agree with me over the fact that Google Earth is a remarkable software. The ability to virtually find and browse to any point on the earth has been implemented exceptionally well. However, being an iPhone user, I particularly miss Google Earth on the phone, more so for the sheer simplicity that the […]
The team behind Google Maps for Mobile have just announced a new version of the popular mobile application and brings along a couple of features that certainly add the boost to the application, which arguably the application lacked. Most of our readers will be familiar with Street View, Google’s Magic technology that sends out little […]
Phoneboy has the details. He was trying to find his local Wal-Mart with Nokia Maps. Predictably, it didn’t quite work. Google Maps found it perfectly. Gahhh. Is that a failure of Nokia Maps? Or is it Phoneboy’s failure for not providing Nokia Maps with the exact location details?
Nokia has teamed up with Lonely Planet in a deal which will see the travel guide giant’s content distributed via Nokia Maps. Travellers can get their hands on the Lonely Planet guides via Nokia Maps for â‚¬7.99, with over 100 destinations already available and the pair promising more guides on the way. Users will get […]
Stand back, Google – the Met Office fancies itself as the new content provider on the block. According to a report in the Financial Times, the Met Office is hoping to resell its content onto mobile providers to boost the revenues it gets from TV companies like the BBC. The FT says the Met Office […]
Google has announced an update to the latest version of its Mobile Maps software (2.2) with some handy new features. Now as well as the usual street directions from Google, the Mobile Map app can also provide information on public transport too, so you can find what bus or train will get you to where […]
Nokia’s Ovi platform has wooed another operator: Orange announced yesterday that it’s struck a new three-year strategic agreement with the handset maker that will see Orange run ten Nokia handsets as part of its Signature range as well as selling Ovi services. The ten Signature handsets will give users access to the Orange Music Store, […]
RIM has unwrapped its latest gadget for those with overactive thumbs: the BlackBerry Bold. The Bold thankfully sports the HSDPA-connectivity we’ve all been longing for, as well some extra tasty goodies: GPS and maps, wi-fi, 1GB storage as well as the usual full QWERTY keyboard. Despite RIM’s plans to pitch the device to “business professionals […]