Former monolithic mobile phone manufacturer Nokia still has an outstandingly strong Mapping division with their HERE maps app. The team at Nokia behind Here maps has updated their beta channel with a new shortcut menu and their asking for testers to try it out and give feedback.
The basics of the update for beta users is a new shortcut menu is now in place, allowing you to ‘see location information, share a location, get directions or start drive navigation’, all from a long press on the map. The interface is pretty simple, with straightforward seemingly easy to understand icons.
If you’d like to join the Here Maps beta group, Nokia has provided these steps:
Here Maps is quite a good alternative to Google Maps, especially with their excellent country wide offline maps option. Give it a go and compare the two and see which suits you.