Windows Phone 8 – Offline Maps for everyone

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Microsoft announced their new operating system Windows Phone 8. Surely it’s not gonna change attitudes of most Apple believers and users of Android, but one thing is undeniable, starting from Windows Phone 7 it looks really great.

Partnership of Microsoft and Nokia brings first results for other producers of Windows OS devices – offline Nokia maps with be available for all WP8 devices. It means that you will have access to free turn-by-turn navigation all over the world. It is important news as well for all lover of location-based apps. In combination with Nokia Location Platform now developers will be able to build at least some functionality that will work offline.

Good news.

Aleks Buczkowski
I'm a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.