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Nokia Trying to Capitalize on Apple Maps Failure With Own Mobile Map Software

"Here Maps" available to Apple users who lost Google Maps; will be available to Android users with Google Maps early next year


Nokia is going all-in on mapping services for iOS.

The company yesterday launched Here Maps, a free application that provides a host of features for travelers. The mapping application is powered by NAVTEQ data, the same information used in the vast majority of in-car navigation systems. Users are able to view maps and get real-time traffic data on a particular area. Here Maps also includes a satellite view and the ability to save map areas for later.