Nokia brings a couple of apps to gaze at the stars
In fact, you don’t even need to look up. Just look down, at your Nokia smartphone. Nokia has a couple of star gazing apps for all you astronomers out there. The apps utilize your smartphone’s GPS along with a compass to track down stars and planets in a way that has never been done before.
The app called Skymap which is available for a price of £1.29 for Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 and £3 for Symbian devices. What you need to do is switch on the app, point at the sky and adjust the compass, the app does the rest. And then your phone also turns into a viewfinder. As you move your phone in the direction of the sky, you get the detail of all stars, constellations and planets. Moreover, it will also display detailed information on everything you click on.