Location Finder is really a Home windows Phone application which goes beyond determining where you stand but additionally provides geocoding, reverse geocoding, Live Tile support, the opportunity to generate directions to saved locations and Skydrive backup for locations.
The Home windows Phone 8 form of the navigation application was up-to-date yesterday to version 5.5 and adds integration with Nokia’s HERE applications as well as your Home windows Phone Peoples Hub. You might also need the obligatory performance improvements and minor bug fixes but integration would need to function as the key phrase with this particular update.
To begin with, Location Finder’s interface was tweaked very slightly allow it a little cleaner appearance. Nothing earth breaking, just cleaner. The large change using the version 5.5 update is by using integration. You have the capacity to:
- Update a previous address Book Connection with the address information out of your current location.
- Launch Nokia’s HERE Transit out of your Saved Locations screen.
- Launch Nokia’s HERE Drive+ out of your Saved Locations screen.
- Instantly generate “Travel To” voice command for saved locations additionally to “Drive To” and “Walk To” voice instructions. The “Travel To” command launches Nokia’s HERE Transit application.
Another feature from the version 5.5 update is really a treatment for the crashes problem familiar with non-British locales when starting a saved location.
Location Finder's Webpage, Map Screen and Save Locations
Overall the up-to-date form of Location Finder provides the Home windows Phone 8 application a little more muscle into it. The application can prove useful when you really need to keep in mind a particular just right the street or perhaps when going through the outdoors and you have to remember in which you setup camping.
There's an effort version readily available for Location Finder using the full version running $.99. Again, the version 5.5 update only is applicable towards the Home windows Phone 8 form of Location Finder. The Home windows Phone 7.x version remains at version 1.6.
You'll find Location Finder here within the Home windows Phone Store.
Individuals individuals who enjoy upgrading applications in your Home windows Phones, prepare her as we have got another roundup for you personally. Nokia MixRadio joins MetroMail and SysApp Pusher as highlights, but we have many other updates worth observing, so mind beyond the break to determine what's new within this wave of releases.
Nokia MixRadio 4.2..300
MixRadio from Nokia may be the company's renamed music streaming service (formerly Nokia Music). Customers can enjoy free use of curated mixes, offering a far more personalised knowledge about scope for music discovery. In the event you benefit from the service and would like to get access to more features, reasonably limited subscription option sets you back $3.99 per month. Version 4.2..300 introduces the next:
- Repeat of single tracks
- Enhanced Player view when no artist image available
- Lyrics view remains open between tracks
- Enhanced installing of offline mixes
- Enhanced texting by mistake conditions
- Bug fixes and gratifaction enhancements
SysApp Pusher 3.1
Talking about application roundups, it's fitting to incorporate SysApp Pusher because this is one tool you ought to have placed on your Home windows Phone(s). The application allows you to definitely rapidly check (and become informed of) updates for installed and supported system applications from suppliers, in addition to opening the opportunity to add applications in the store you want to trace. It is a simple method to remain on the top of updates for the favourite applications without depending on notices in the Home windows Phone Store.
Version 3.1 brings the next towards the table:
- Added Microsoft as vendor
- Better support for Full HD screens
- Remove symbols of programs from package, and rather will use symbols from store
You are able to grab SysApp Pusher in the Home windows Phone Store free of charge ($.99 to get rid of ads).
Gmail uses who possess a Home windows Phone are suggested to check on out MetroMail, essential-have application for your Google email needs. The application continues to be knocked to version 1.3.1, with a treatment for trying to configure a multi-line signature. In addition to this bug fix, you will find other miscellaneous enhancements applied. We last covered MetroMail when version 1.3 hit the shop with plenty of additional features, but we are very happy to begin to see the developer addressing issues.
Download MetroMail in the Home windows Phone Store for $.99.
Bits and pieces
Along with the major updates above, here are a few other applications and system software from suppliers up-to-date with the store:
- Cal - 1.2.1
- Application Social - 3.8..445
- Trial Xtreme 3 - 1...2
- Nokia Care - 3..7.3
- Pixel Gun three dimensional - 2.5..101
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