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Nokia updates its Maps app with real-time traffic updates

30 March, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Nokia updates its Maps app with real-time traffic updates - read the full textNokia has launched a free real-time traffic updates service for its Maps/Drive applications. Currently, the service is live only in Mumbai and Delhi, but Nokia is promising more cities to benefit from the service in the near future. The Fins say they've covered as much as 1,500km of the road...

 

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> In reply to Nokia Rulz @ 2012-04-04 05:56 from 9Lax - click to readYou only have to look at the achievements of organizations in the place to see that Northampton has a lot of prospective to satisfy the specifications of an growing organization.seo Newcastle

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  • 2012-06-15 09:03
  • u1v}

best gps with offline navigation...nokia is the best!!!

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  • 2012-04-04 09:22
  • t@Jx


Please disregard comments by Nokia Fanboy and nokia rulz. My computer has been use to post to comments using their names.


I apologize for the people who's names were used.

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  • 2012-04-04 07:23
  • 9Lax


yeah....google map is better.

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  • 2012-04-04 05:56
  • 9Lax

So nokia just caught up to the live traffic of Google maps on my android. Always one step behind Nokia. I have never understood peoples love afair with nokia when there have always been better products available.

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  • 2012-04-04 03:04
  • PT{}

> In reply to Nokia Fanboy @ 2012-04-03 11:48 from 9Lax - click to readno away, nokia has one of the best gps system in the world.

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  • 2012-04-04 01:08
  • Pm{c

> In reply to andy @ 2012-04-03 01:39 from KgaB - click to readMan atleast this will give us the ware abouts of our ministers. Where ever the traffic jam is, they are always close by causing it :)

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  • 2012-04-03 14:13
  • n{Pf


geezz...i'm so dissapointed. google map seems better

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  • 2012-04-03 11:48
  • 9Lax

the best reason not to buy an Iphone! thanks Nokia drive! free navigation in over 100 countries! on the Lumia 800 or even better 900, it looks gorgeous!

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  • 2012-04-03 08:49
  • 3f13

there really isn't a need for this... traffic in india is always bad

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  • 2012-04-03 01:39
  • KgaB

nice job nokia!!! hope that you give us more freebies and we will stick with your products!

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  • 2012-04-02 07:50
  • nT3D

> In reply to gggg @ 2012-04-01 05:32 from t}kT - click to readYeah, Nokia Maps includes 3D maps for any Symbian^3 and above device (including of course C6-01 which I own)

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  • 2012-04-02 06:43
  • LuNf

> In reply to spatone @ 2012-03-31 15:49 from uu42 - click to readthnx for reply . . . . Bt i hav OVI maps. . . .in ma N95 . . . Bt whenever i start navigation it says 2 buy navigation pack. . . Which cost 32$ for a year. . . !!! How can i get only free navigation license. . . . !!!

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  • 2012-04-01 12:47
  • rJSw

hey can any1 tell that nokia c6-01 show maps in 3d or not ????????????????????

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  • 2012-04-01 05:32
  • t}kT

Lumia series is the way to go. Lumia 900 is reported to sold out in the US. Symbian is a dying platform. WIndows phone is the future.

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  • 2012-04-01 04:33
  • kg3U

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-03-30 17:21 from rJie - click to readFor free navigation you'd need OVI Maps app...
Search google for how to get the OVI Maps for phones like N95 which aren't officially supported.

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  • 2012-03-31 15:49
  • uu42

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-03-31 11:42 from vwes - click to readIt works on my X6 map version v3.06...not on my E72 which is old map app.

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  • 2012-03-31 15:46
  • 2SWD

All you who are looking for update for the Maps app, well the update was already released couple of months ago. This feature is already available for Delhi and Mumbai ever since, all you require is to switch on the traffic update option. I have been using this on Nokia (Belle) 701 and Nokia (S60) X6. I dont know about Nokia-Lumia.

What is interesting about this feature in India is that unlike how it works in the 'Developed World', which relies on available infrastucture like street-cams or traffic sattelites or choppers. The technology used in India is based on 'Probes' which are that are part of GPS devices installed on Taxis, Office Cabs, Commercial trucks etc.

http://www.medianama.com/2012/...elhi-mumbai/

My personal experience, it is trustworthy though not 100% accurate. I use it regularly and have opted to be a 'probe' as well to help other fellow drivers on the streets.


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  • 2012-03-31 15:43
  • 2SWD

Uuuuu... ever heard of Waze? Works worldwide... on WM 6.x, BB OS 6.x and Android...

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  • 2012-03-31 14:06
  • SXhy

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