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May 26, 2015

Windows mobile 10 could include Speed Camera alerts in Here Maps

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In Windows mobile 10, Microsoft is developing the Nokia Here maps adding their own navigation app data.

Nokia left out several features including Streetside pictures, and the latest version of Windows 10, Build 10125, indicates that the app will also include another useful feature.

It looks like Microsoft will support “Guidance Audio Notifications” for speed limits and traffic cameras, which is good news for the majority of drivers who tend to push the metal on occasion.

I have had some concern that replacing the Here Maps would mean less features, but with

It is good to see Microsoft stepping up with their own solution with Here maps as Nokia’s attention seems to lies elsewhere, which is understandable.

There’s an app on Windows phone store called Speed Camera but we have not tried it on a Windows 10 phone yet but, it says for versions 7.5, 8.0 and 8.1

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Dave Thornton

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Been involved in technology for many years, more than I care to remember. Live in Dundee, Scotland. I like Android, Windows Phone OS, BlackBerry OS and iOS, and love writing about all things techie. Currently have a Honor 6+, Elephone P6000, Nexus 5, Chrombook C720, HTC One M7, Nokia Lumina 625, Microsoft Lumia 435, Blackberry Q10, HTC Hero and iPad mini