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Nokia’s forgotten iOS maps app pulled from Apple’s App Store


Nokia’s HERE Maps application for iOS burst onto the scene back in late 2012 amid the drama that was unfolding around Apple’s iOS mapping app debacle. Google’s mapping solution had been ousted from Apple’s mobile devices and the Cupertino-based company rushed out its own Maps app in its place. It was a disaster. While the world waited for Google Maps to make its triumphant return to iOS, Nokia beat Google to the punch and released HERE Maps, an iOS port of its fantastic mapping app for Windows Phone, and it looked like the company might have new life as a cross-platform service provider. Two weeks later, HERE Maps slipped out of the top-1000 free apps on the iOS app download

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