Nokia Rolls Out Update To Offline Maps For Their Symbian Phones And More

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Nokia is taking lot of steps to improve user experience for for their windows phone 8 platform, but that doesn't mean that the company is neglecting it's older symbian models. The Finnish handset maker has rolled out an update to the Symbian Maps Suite bringing road and location updates.

Nokia Rolls Out Update To Offline Maps For Their Symbian Phones

Users will be able to update the maps over the air or update it on their mass memory using Nokia Suite on a Windows PC. The existing maps need to be removed before new ones are installed. However, places marked as favorites will be retained.'Map Loader' from the settings menu in Nokia Maps, then tap on 'Check for Updates.'

With the new update symbian's offline Map app is now up to date as the HERE Maps for Nokia's Windows Phone 8 devices.

Meanwhile Gi Group, a leading Italian multinational company dedicated to the human resources market, has chosen Nokia Lumia as its business smartphone, replacing BlackBerry.

"Our people need to be able to connect with colleagues and access and edit Microsoft Office documents, wherever they happen to be," said Barbara Cottini, HR manager at Gi Group.

"They also need to access our customer relationship management systems as well as their professional social media networks without having to have a laptop with them at all times. Nokia Lumia offered us a unique way of doing this, with elegant, modern smartphones and a user experience that is immediately familiar." She added

Talking about maps, Nokia Lumia will offer HERE Maps with LiveSight (augmented reality overlay view of buildings) and HERE Drive, with free, turn-by-turn navigation to Gi Group employees.

Source: Allaboutsymbian

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