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“You’ll starting seeing the word ‘Nokia’ on a map that you get from Microsoft properties over a period of time,” Elop explained to Pocket-lint. The CEO said this applies to Windows Phone devices using Bing and also Blackberry devices who recently said they were going to start using Bing Maps.
Here’s a demo of yapf for Windows Phone shown on a Nokia Lumia 800. How do you say it? yapf is a point-of-interest finder. You can use Google as the search engine. Users who don’t like Bing will like this app, but the new version 2.0 now also gives you the option to choose either one.
I use Google to search the web, but Bing Search on Windows Phone is surprisingly good. To be more specific, the four options at the bottom of the app are actually fun to use. There’s location, music recognition, product scanner, and voice search. I made this video so you can see how it works before you get the Nokia Lumia 800 or Nokia Lumia 710.
An insider told Search Engine Land that Nokia’s Ovi Maps will “replace everything that Microsoft had developed over the past several years in terms of the Bing Maps infrastructure.” Microsoft’s role would be on the Bing Maps UI. This is shocking to Search Engine Land because they say Microsoft has already invested hundreds of millions of dollars (if not billions) in their mapping technology.