Do you use your Android-powered smartphone as a GPS navigation device? Well, I do admit that I use mine sparingly, unless I really, really have issues finding the place, as the battery life does take quite a beating whenever it indulges in something as power intensive as navigation. Well, there is a fair number of navigation apps available at the moment, although you tend to have to pay for the better ones – and Route 66 has just made available their app on the Android Market for free – at least for until the end of the year.
The software will boast of a “Follow Me” feature, which is an augmented reality navigation solution that is best described in the video that you see after the jump. Apart from that, it will come with free lifetime access to 104 different maps with 3D graphics, not to mention being better able to prepare yourself for the road trip by downloading mapping data beforehand. Just make sure your handset runs on Android 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 – 2.3.7. [Press Release]
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