Microsoft switches from Bing to Nokia maps in Windows Phone 8 for offline maps and turn-by-turn directions

Microsoft switches from Bing to Nokia maps in Windows Phone 8 for offline maps and turn-by-turn directions ...

Today at Microsoft’s Windows Phone event, it is announcing a series of updates to its Windows 8 platform.

One of the biggest pieces that came out of the event is that Microsoft has dumped Bing to use Nokia maps for turn-by-turn directions and offline access in the platform.

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Along with a shared core between Windows Phone and Windows, the company is showing off what users will be able to see this fall.

This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.

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