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Windows Phone, Amazon to get smarter maps with Nokia's Desti tech

Nokia ushers Desti's smart travel technology into its HERE mapping technology, which will be pushed to Microsoft's Windows Phones and Amazon's mobile devices.

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Google Maps 8.1 update for Android brings back terrain view and more

The previously banished terrain view is now back, along with a few other tweaks.

on greenbot.com

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Bing Maps adds better Cortana integration, recommendations

Microsoft weaves its Maps app more tightly into its Cortana digital assistant, although it will also require a forthcoming Windows Phone update. Personalized recommendations have also been added from Yelp and TripAdvisor.

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Google Maps adds elevation data for cyclists braving the hills

Maps on the desktop now shows elevation gains through a new graphical display

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Why your next smartphone will probably have a Quad HD display

Smartphone display resolutions are going up, and up, and away, whether you like it or not.

on greenbot.com

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Big Google Maps update adds Uber integration, offline maps, navigation tweaks

Users with the Uber app installed will now see the option to catch a ride in the Maps app.

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New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.