Nokia HERE Maps for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT now available for downloadWritten by Ron on February 24, 2014 - 09:39AM @ronwinbeta
Nokia has finally released HERE Maps for Windows 8.1 devices, after being an exclusive app for the Nokia 2520 Windows 8.1 RT tablet. While the app has always been available for Windows Phone devices, now you can grab it for your Windows 8.1 device.
"HERE Maps is a complete mapping app designed to work with or without a Wi-Fi or data connection. With HERE Maps you can download and take your maps with you on your tablet. Get walking, driving and public transit directions to the places you want to go, all completely offline. HERE Maps is a perfect companion for your smartphone. Plan where you want to go and save places so you can find them easily with your phone when you're out and about. HERE. Maps for Life," the app description reads.
Here are the key features of this app:
- Download maps to your tablet and use them for free when abroad or whenever there is no available Wi-Fi or data connection
- With dedicated city pages, you can download city maps, see public transit lines and find out about the best local places
- Use street level to see panoramic views of places you're interested in and look around to explore, just as you would if you were already there*
- Get walking, driving and public transit directions
- Save your favorite places in your own private collections. Add personal notes and cover photos and sync everything with other HERE apps and here.com
- Pin your favorite collections to your start screen and see them with just one tap
- Tilt the map to see cities and buildings in 3D
- Pick the map view you want: satellite, public transit, local traffic, street level or regular street map
- Discover and find the top places nearby and see photos, reviews and contact info
- Share places with friends via email, Facebook and other social networks
- *Available in more than 140 cities worldwide.
Hit the download link below to snag the app. Its free and weighs in at 45.1MB.