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Google Cultural Institute brings Pakistan’s history and culture online

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gci-street-view-pakistan Six institutions join online platform, adding over 400 new artifacts and 12 new exhibitions to Google’s virtual museum. Google Cultural Institute Pakistan held a press event in Lahore to present how they bring Pakistani history and culture online 
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Google to launch Street View Maps of Pakistani cultural sites

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google-street-view-pakistan Google is all set to launch long awaited Street View Maps in Pakistan for major cultural sites across the region. Google is organizing local event in Lahore, Pakistan to announce the launch of Cultural Institute Pakistan.
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Nokia sold HERE maps to 3 Car Makers, Audi, BMW and Daimler

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Nokia today announced an agreement to sell its HERE digital mapping and location services business to a consortium of leading automotive companies, comprising AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG. #TechProlonged
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Free Sygic maps and Trakker NAV comes built-in with PTCL CharJi EVO Tab

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Charji-Tab-sygic-trakker TPL Trakker has collaborated with Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the largest ICT services provider in Pakistan, for their recently launched Pakistan’s first 4G LTE tablet ‘CharJi EVO Tab’ by providing customers Sygic maps and Trakker NAV as a compulsory built in application on the device.
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Google Earth Pro is now free to download - worth $399 previously

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google-earth-pro-free Google has announced today to make Google Earth Pro free for everyone. The multi-purpose software with 3D interactive maps and data visualization tools was previously used to cost $399 for a year. The Google Earth is a desktop based software which you can use to view satellite imagery, maps.
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Nokia's "Kuch Kar Dikha" Travel Show but no Local Maps & Navigation

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kkd-no-maps-navigation-1 Nokia misses the opportunity to show off its maps and navigation feature, which has been acclaimed worldwide, in a travel show "Kuch Kar Dikha" due to the unavailability of Nokia HERE Maps and Navigation in Pakistan.
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Official: TomTom Navigation App now available for Android - It's not free at all

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TomTom finally have released its navigation app for Android devices with all those features which were not fully present in Google Maps and the big one of those is offline maps. The TomTom maps are stored in your device and no mobile data is needed when you are on the go, hence no fee to be cost.

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Amazon to adapt Nokia Maps for next Kindle Fire, ignoring Google Maps

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According to the reports, Nokia Maps are going to be used by Amazon for the next Kindle Fire. While currently Kindle Fire does not support mapping or location services, however stepping on to Apple's path Amazon also decides to avoid Google Maps. That is told by tells some people to Reuters.

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TomTom navigation app & services coming to Android this October

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tomtom-androidA popular navigation services provider, TomTom, has announced that they are previewing a navigation application for Android platform at IFA 2012. The Android application will incorporate with TomTom navigation, map and HD traffic details, IQ Routing with the fastest routes and the most accurate arrival times. The application is set for release in October 2012.

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Flickr partnering with Nokia to bring up-to-date Maps with Geotagging

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Flickr (A Yahoo! company) has officially announced that they have partnered with Nokia to bring up-to-date map data tiles from Nokia's NAVTEQ maps to help their users geotagging their photos, discovering places, or simply want to see where other people’s amazing images were taken. Flickr will be providing now more detailed maps from the most reputed mapping experience from Nokia.