The Here beta for Android expands beyond Samsung devices. But there's some friction with the distribution plan.
Nokia's Here Android app gives you turn-by-turn navigation on the new Samsung Gear S, powered by Tizen.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia says it isn't abandoning Microsoft's Windows Phone platform with its Here mapping technology.
The new apps would be able to work offline via downloaded maps, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The new look for Here Maps focuses on distinct colors and stark contrasts.
The maps and navigation app is still working toward all Android devices, as well as their iOS counterparts.
Having sold off its handset business to Microsoft, Nokia gets into the tablet game with the new N1.
Finnish company Nokia is set to reveal its new direction after selling its phone business to Microsoft.
The future of Nokia's Here mapping service is smartwatches, self-driving cars, and drones -- but first there's the rather more pressing matter of Microsoft carving up the company.
At Paris Auto Show, the Finnish company boasts of its successes winning over automakers who pay to use the mapping technology in their vehicles.