GMaps+, Instagram Beta, and Nokia Creative Studio apps for Windows Phone receive updates

GMaps+, Instagram Beta, and Nokia Creative Studio apps for Windows Phone receive updates

For those of you who have the unofficial Google Maps app ‘GMaps+’ installed, there is an update waiting for you in the Windows Phone Store. Not to be outdone, both the official Instagram Beta app and the Nokia Creative Studio app have also received updates.

“Explore new places, discover local favorites, and navigate your world with Google Maps. Voice guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation and more. Now available on Windows Phone with a simple, easy-to-use design. Comprehensive, accurate maps in 200 countries and useful information on over 100 million places worldwide,” the GMaps+ app description reads.

GMaps+ was bumped to version and features a fix to the voice search feature not being able to access a network, along with the inclusion of Waze support, Street View and the ability to see inside, and the option to prevent the Lock screen from appearing.

The official Instagram Beta app for Windows Phone also received a minor update, bumping the version number to Unfortunately, no change log was made available, indicating that this update simply addresses bugs and performance improvements.

“Over 150 million users love Instagram! It’s a simple way to capture and share the world’s moments on your Windows Phone. Customize your photos with one of several gorgeous and custom built filter effects. Transform everyday moments into works of art you’ll want to share with friends and family,” the app description reads.

Nokia Creative Studio for Windows Phone also received an update, bumping the version number to This update features general stability improvements and storage related enhancements.

“Make more of your pictures with this quick and easy photo editor. Exclusive to Nokia Lumia, simply swipe through a series of creative effects, add focus blur or create an impressive color pop effect. With Nokia Creative Studio, you can also create a beautiful collage, quickly adjust color balance and remove red eye. When you’re done, share your pictures directly with friends on Facebook and Twitter. Nokia Creative Studio is also a great partner app for Nokia’s other Lumia camera apps,” the app description reads.

Hit the download links below to snag the apps.

Share This
Further reading: ,