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Nokia Brings Maps To The iPhone
2012-11-14 11:28:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2012 may be remembered as the Year of the Maps. This past year has been particularly filled with talk about maps, map applications, mapping data and who is using whose maps. Nokia has now continued this geographical narrative, announcing a sparkling new brand for their maps, offering it freely to the millions of Apple users and buying a 3D mapping company to augment said brand. During a press event yesterday in San Francisco,...


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