Nokia’s right here Maps has been pulled from Apple’s iOS App store and it looks as if the blame lies with the iOS 7 redecorate. Nokia has blamed the changes that came along with the iOS update as “harming” consumer expertise. The maps app disappeared from the store previous this month.
The Indian specific has pronounced that a Nokia spokesperson confirmed that the app had indeed been pulled off the Apple App store. In an observation to the newsletter, the spokesperson stated, “We have made the decision to do away with our right here Maps app from the Apple App store because latest changes to iOS 7 harm the consumer expertise.”
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He went on so as to add that iOS users would nonetheless be capable to use right here Maps, even supposing now not in the way they had been used to. “IPhone users can continue to make use of the cell net model of right here Maps underneath m.right here.com., offering them core place wants, reminiscent of search, routing, orientation, transit information and more, all utterly at no cost,” the spokesperson said. To CNET, a spokesperson said that the company didn’t are looking to blame Apple for the debacle. “The app merely used to be no longer optimized for iOS 7, so we decided to cast off it,” she stated.
The right here Maps made its debut amidst a lot fanfare in November 2012 and was competing in an instant with Apple’s personal Maps carrier that it launched with iOS 6 and later with Google Maps’ standalone iOS app. The right here Maps has been an formidable project with Nokia in view that some time now, especially with the Finnish company vying to make it a provider that can be accessed via iOS and Android units too. On the other hand, it looks like the iOS 7 redecorate has thrown Nokia’s ambitious concepts right into a tizzy.
The app, when on hand on iOS, was regarded as “buggy” and would reportedly freeze on all Apple gadgets. Nokia’s future plans regarding here Maps for iOS don’t appear to be clear as but, but the company would want to work on making the app iOS 7-friendly soon.