Nokia’s HERE now available for iOS – Unfortunately far from Google Maps

21. November 2012 at 11:37

Last week Nokia introduced the new HERE brand to ”deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems.” In the press release Nokia also announced that an dedicated iOS App will be shortly available. That application supports offline capabilities, voice-guided walk navigation, and public transport directions. Since yesterday this app is available in the App Store for free.

No doubt, Nokia has experience in the navigation business and is offering on its Symbian and Windows Phone devices superb applications to get from A to B. However, looking the the new HERE application on my iPad I am quite disappointed!

 

Just like Apple’s own Maps application the satellite view on HERE isn’t really ready yet. In big cities like Berlin it is just fine, but in smaller cities like the hometown of Volkswagen – Wolfsburg – it looks horrible: 

Camera Battle: Nokia N8 vs Apple iPhone 4S In Video Recording

6. November 2011 at 10:30

Nokia N8 is undoubtedly the best cameraphone out there. It is still a beast in still and video shooting even beating latest devices like the Apple iPhone 4S,

Five Reasons Why Nokia N9 Is Better Than Apple iPhone 4S

8. October 2011 at 17:01


It’s already more than a year when we compared the Nokia N8 and Apple iPhone 4. What we did was we highlighted the things that makes your Nokia N8 standout against the iPhone 4. Although it was not so geeky and numerical comparison, still, we did enlightened you on what are the sweet things you shouldn’t miss.

Nokia Maps Beta demo on iPad – Web Browser Maps with Navigation and Search

15. August 2011 at 14:18

Last month Nokia released the Nokia Maps for non-Nokia devices. The first to be supported of this Nokia Maps with free navigation and search were the HTML5 browser supported devices. These includes your iOS such as iPad, iPhone, and also for Androids one and others that support HTML5.

Nokia’s Symbian Still Beats Apple iOS in Smartphone Sales

12. August 2011 at 16:53

According to Gartner, Nokia still leads in smartphones wars against Apple.