1. anon(5571020)'s Avatar
    . . . I don't have worldwide maps! aaaarrrgggh!!!

    I can't go back to Drive + and I can't get HERE + so I'm in Spain with no offline NAV. Very irritating.

    Does anyone know if HERE Drive + is going to be available to all at some point?
    03-03-2013 07:32 AM
  2. kbronctjr's Avatar
    I have both maps and drive updated to here. i can download the map of any country as usual. You mean when you updated the maps were deleted?
    Enviado desde mi Lumia 920 usando Board Express Pro
    03-03-2013 12:43 PM
  3. Kavu2's Avatar
    From Pino Bonetti (Conversations by Nokia)
    The HERE location experience on Windows Phone 8 Nokia Conversations : the official Nokia blog

    Today we are introducing HERE for Windows Phone 8. HERE Maps, HERE Drive (with regional navigation), HERE Drive+ (with global navigation), HERE Transit and HERE City Lens are available now on the Windows Phone Store....

    HERE works best with Nokia Lumia, but in a joint effort to further strengthen the Windows Phone ecosystem, Microsoft and Nokia are making HERE Maps, HERE Drive and HERE Transit available to people with any Windows Phone 8 smartphone. This exclusive offer is available in US, Canada, Mexico, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

    From Paul Thurrott winsupersite

    HERE Maps, HERE Drive and HERE Transit are available to people with any Windows Phone 8 smartphone. HERE Drive+ and HERE City Lens are exclusive to Nokias Lumia devices. This is, I think, a more than reasonable approach that provides all Windows Phone 8 usersand thus the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem in generalwith some huge and important advantages over other smart phone platforms while also allowing Nokia to retain some advantages for its own devices.

    Proprietary breakdown...<sigh>
    (old) Drive+ Beta available to all WP8 devices (Global license)
    (new) HERE Drive+ Beta (Global license) 'turn-by-turn' available exclusively to WP8 Nokia devices
    (new) HERE Drive Beta (Regional license) 'turn-by-turn' available to all WP8 devices
    (new) HERE Maps (Global) available to all WP8 devices
    (new) HERE Transit (Global) available to all WP8 devices
    (new) HERE City Lens (Global) available exclusively to Nokia WP8 devices

    So it looks like HERE Drive+ Beta (with Global license - turn by turn navi) and HERE City Lens are exclusive Nokia devices at this time. But HERE Drive Regional turn-by-turn is available for all other WP8 devices. So HERE Drive+ Beta lets you turn-by-turn navi anywhere in the world, but HERE Drive Beta let's you turn-by-turn only in your Region.

    However HERE Maps are Global for everyone...and while there are release limitations at this time (US, Canada, Mexico, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain), it does look like the HERE Maps are available for those in Spain....as indicated in the Nokia Convo article above. So in Spain, if you have a non-Nokia WP8 device, you should be able to turn-by-turn but only in your Region. But you should also be able to see/use HERE Maps out of your Region (so just no global turn-by-turn).

    And that is my current situation. For the record I think I previously did have global turn-by-turn with Drive+ Beta which is now defunct. If I'd have known I'd lose global turn-by-turn, I wouldn't have updated.:-/

    I don't know if there will be an upgrade available for HERE Drive Beta to HERE Drive+ Beta in the future at some point or not. That would be a nice option though...rather than the much more expensive upgrade 'option' of buying a Nokia Lumia just to use turn-by-turn across the borders...'cause that sure ain't gonna happen here (pun intended).
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    03-03-2013 01:36 PM
  4. Snoke's Avatar
    This app used to show posted speed limit while driving. I wish it would return. I often am driving a stretch of road and don't know, can't remember speed limit currently. With the app always showing it, it reduces the risk of speeding and being fined. Please return this feature.
    08-12-2013 04:01 PM
  5. Xpider_MX's Avatar
    Here Drive + is not available for Lumia 5x0 and Lumia 6x0 (I don't know if Lumia 7x0 has access to Nokia Drive +).
    08-12-2013 04:08 PM
  6. Kevin Rush's Avatar
    Buy Navigon. It has all these features and much more. It is worth paying for. (Just for your information.)
    08-12-2013 04:12 PM

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