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Windows 10 version of HERE Maps receives minor update

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Windows 10 version of HERE Maps receives minor update
Once one of the reasons to buy a Windows Phone, HERE Maps was made available to iOS and Android once Microsoft purchased Nokia Devices and Services. HERE Maps was not part of the transaction, which allowed Nokia to turn it into a multi-platform feature.  Last summer, HERE Maps was sold to a consortium of auto makers. Audi AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG purchased the division for $3.07 billion. It is expected that the mapping technology will be used to power self-driving cars that the auto makers might produce in the future.

But that doesn't mean that the consumer will have to watch HERE wither away and die. In fact, the Windows 10 Mobile version of the app has received a minor update today, along with the HERE Drive+ and HERE Transit apps. Unfortunately, there aren't any changelists available for the three apps, which leads us to conclude that this is merely a maintenance update that takes care of minor issues.

Even if you employ another mapping application on your phone, there are many who use HERE as a back up. You can install it on your mobile device by clicking below on the appropriate link.

Download and install HERE Maps (iOS|Android|Windows 10 Mobile)

source: WMPoweruser

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posted on 02 Feb 2016, 11:14

1. jakedavis (Posts: 2; Member since: 25 Dec 2015)


Lolll

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 11:17

2. racoqster (Posts: 4; Member since: 02 Feb 2016)


"Even if you employ another mapping application on your phone, there are many who use HERE as a back up"

There is a solution for this. Use other great options like Mapfactor Navigator Free or Maps.Me that use OpenStreetMap based cartagrophy that it is improving day by day. In particular the first is also compatible with windows 10. Both of them support offline navigation as HERE maps.

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 11:20 1

3. SIGPRO (Posts: 1385; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


Here Maps best navigation app....period!

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 11:26

4. Unordinary (Posts: 1263; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


I just don't like how it sounds so old, like I'm using some software from 2007. Is there a way to enable high-quality voices? On Apple Maps, it sounds like an actual lady/man is speaking right next to me, not some robot. Can I throw some Google Maps audio packs into HERE's files to change the voice?

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 11:39 2

5. Bernoulli (Posts: 3780; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


I have a British female give me commands on here maps, always makes my trips a joy and the interruptions are hot.

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 15:49

6. ShadowHammer (Posts: 95; Member since: 13 Mar 2015)


I actually prefer the robot voices. It makes me feel like it is less prone to human error. ;)

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 18:28

8. Unordinary (Posts: 1263; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


I'm not sure I understand your version of humor

posted on 03 Feb 2016, 08:27

10. elitewolverine (Posts: 5111; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


Brain trusts the robot voice more than a human voice

posted on 02 Feb 2016, 16:11

7. xq10xa (Posts: 659; Member since: 07 Dec 2010)


Great app.......but boo WP10.

posted on 03 Feb 2016, 03:46

9. SIGPRO (Posts: 1385; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


WP10?

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