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HERE app clarifies issues, problems with beta for Android

It's still in beta version for Android devices, but mapping app HERE from Nokia is already creating waves as an alternative to Google Maps (some say it's even better). But as with everything that is digitally beta, there have been issues experienced by users who have been testing it on their mobile devices. To address and clarify these problems, the developers have released an FAQ that seeks to answer the most common complaints they have received so far.

Hands-on with Nokia HERE beta with offline maps

When you talk about digital maps, Google is the name that will undoubtedly come up first. Nokia, who is no longer making smartphones, is trying to take a bite out of that market by making its own HERE maps available to a wider audience. And now we're taking the official beta (not the leaked version) of HERE on Android for a spin to see what this Google Maps competitor has to offer.

Nokia’s HERE mapping app coming to Android soon

Nokia’s very own mapping app, which was initially released for iOS and then later pulled from the App Store is finally coming to Android and back again to iOS. HERE is Nokia’s answer to the widely used Google Maps and not-so-reliable Apple Maps.

HERE for Android beta launches on Samsung Galaxy devices

Owners of Samsung Galaxy devices are now able to get exclusive access to the beta version of HERE for Android. Samsung and the team behind HERE have an agreement in place that will get Galaxy device owners free and exclusive access to HERE on devices like the S5 and others.

MasterCard Launches ‘ATM Hunter’ for Android

Smartphones are taking over our daily lives, and in a good way. They not only provide a way of communication, but they provide vast amounts of information in the palm of our hands. To make life even easier MasterCard has released an ATM finding application, ATM Hunter for Android.

Verizon Updates it’s map with 4G markets

With it’s announcement of coming to 38 cities by years end, Verizon has gone and given us a visual aid of where it’s 2010 4G cities and airports will be located. Now we know more are coming, we do not even have any LTE ready phones from Verizon yet, so we still have to wait until early 2011.

New Features in Todo Q for Android

If you’re forgetful like me then apps like this will really come in handy. The latest update to Todo Q makes reviewing and entering tasks much easier than before. The new button bar has shortcuts for open settings, maps, adding tasks, and toggling the display for tasks that you have completed. Widget has received and overhaul as well. It now has a 3x2 and displays up to 4 items at once. This app is $1.99 in the Android Market and it only works with 2.0 and above devices.

Xperia X10 With Multi-Touch Support?

One of the main features some people is multi-touch. This topic in regards to the X10 has been debated over and over. Official word was this device did not have the capability of supporting multi-touch ever. A video has just surfaced that could prove this wrong.

Sharp ISO1 Android Smartbook – Video

At the end of last month we told you about Sharp’s plans to offer two Android MID’s with full QWERTY keyboards. Specs and pictures are here. Recently, two videos surfaced with these new devices in action. This video was posted by Gigazine. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws82J05lKYs&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]
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