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Topic # 106087 18-Jul-2012 07:49 Send private message

I was wondering what everybody uses to locate local businesses and search for businesses. I had a copy of Local Scout installed but it had nothing for Wellington, at least nothing in the CBD.

I miss being able to fire up Google Maps and search for almost anything and find it. When using Internet Explorer heading to the URL http://maps.google.com/ throws a 404.

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  Reply # 657377 18-Jul-2012 08:18 Send private message

What phone do you have?






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  Reply # 657465 18-Jul-2012 10:31 Send private message

Lumia 900.

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  Reply # 657753 18-Jul-2012 16:00 Send private message

Nokia Maps? has plenty of POI information for New Zealand



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  Reply # 657853 18-Jul-2012 17:23 Send private message

BrentR: Nokia Maps? has plenty of POI information for New Zealand


I suppose it will just take time to have content added. Right now I search 'pharmacy' from my phone and get one result in Wellington. 332 results on Google Maps.

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  Reply # 657893 18-Jul-2012 17:58 Send private message

There is a Yellow Pages app in the Market called Yellow NZ with hooks into Nokia maps on my Lumia 800. Doing your search for Pharmacy in Wellington returns 5-6 pages of results.

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  Reply # 658064 18-Jul-2012 22:32 Send private message

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I suppose it will just take time to have content added. Right now I search 'pharmacy' from my phone and get one result in Wellington. 332 results on Google Maps.


That seems odd, just did a search using Nokia Maps on my E7 and got 9 pharmacy results here in Hamilton, sure not an exhaustive list, but based on that I'd expect more than one result in Wellington.




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  Reply # 659372 21-Jul-2012 00:19

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BrentR: Nokia Maps? has plenty of POI information for New Zealand


I suppose it will just take time to have content added. Right now I search 'pharmacy' from my phone and get one result in Wellington. 332 results on Google Maps.


16 for me on nokia maps, but the search term was: pharmacy wellington



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  Reply # 661433 25-Jul-2012 08:17 Send private message

Hmm, interesting. I searched 'pharmacy' again today and received twenty results.

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