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Google Maps Navigation beta updated

03/07/2011, Google has just updated the beta version of Google Maps Navigation, bringing a welcome feature to the navigation app on Android phones. The latest version of Navigation now provides users with automatic routing based on real-time traffic conditions....

MapQuest now available on Android

02/23/2011, MapQuest has just released their map and navigation app for the Android operating system. So for those of you who are looking for a free alternative to Google Maps – MapQuest is just for you. It makes use of OpenStreetMap – maps that can be edited and...

Route 66 Maps + Navigation makes use of Augmented Reality

02/18/2011, We all know how hard it is to follow another driver sometimes. Due to bad driving habits or unpredictable traffic, it’s very often that one loses sight of the other car and ends up taking the wrong turn. Well now, thanks to Route 66 Maps +...

MapQuest updated and supports an additional 8 countries now

01/19/2011, It looks like these open source map charters have been hard at work. MapQuest has just announced the launch of 8 additional maps built using open technology and OpenStreetMap data. MapQuest now supports Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand,...

Telenav 6.2: AT&T Android Now, More Coming Soon

01/14/2011, Telenav has just announced the version 6.2 its navigation app that features improvements in many areas, but the most interesting ones are: Quick Search: this is a menu-less search that should make local searches faster. It looks more like a web search...

Navteq aims to make navigation more human

09/02/2010, Navteq is a household name when it comes to GPS technology, and the company aims to make their service a whole lot more human thanks to the introduction of Natural Guidance. This service will drop traditional GPS navigation instructions and will instead...

Samsung Wave to offer Route 66 lifetime navigation for 30 Euros

07/28/2010, The Samsung Wave is one of the first few bada-powered smartphones from the South Korean consumer electronics giant, and owners of the Wave in the UK will be pleased to know that Route 66 is offering lifetime navigation software for 30 Euros, alongside a...

OnStar Supports Google Maps To Enhance Turn-by-Turn Navigation

06/09/2010, Seems like Ford isn’t the only company who is busy bringing Google Maps to their vehicles as GM has also announced that OnStar and Google have reached an agreement, allowing OnStar users to search for and choose their destination using Google Maps,...

Garmin Asus A10 Navigation Phone Goes Official

04/28/2010, Folks in the market for an Android smartphone that focuses on navigation will be happy to hear that Garmin-Asus has officially announced the Nuvifone A10, which is targeted at pedestrian navigation users. This navigation phone will be going on sale in...

Sanyo Announces New Gorilla Navigation Devices In Japan

03/27/2010, Sanyo has unveiled its latest devices in its series of Gorilla PND (personal navigation device), namely the NV-SD740DT, NV-SB570DT and NV-SB550DT. Aside from the more obvious design changes, there are other improvements to enhance user experience such as...

Motonav N765t Unboxing

03/09/2010, We played with the Motonav N765 at Mobile World Congress (MWC), but we now have one in the office, as Motorola prepares to launch it in the U.S. For a quick overview of the functionalities, you can refer to our MWC post. right now, we want to share with...

Windows Mobile 7 to come with free navigation

02/10/2010, Windows Mobile 7 is not even out yet, and there are already rumors of it swirling round the Internet, where among them include it boasting free navigation, similar to what Nokia recently pulled with their Ovi suite software. This will certainly go some...

Nokia offers free navigation on smartphones worldwide

01/21/2010, Nokia dropped the bomb on Personal Navigation Devices makers by announcing the availability of “free navigation” for its family of smartphones, globally. This means that navigation packages with turn-by-turn directions inside that cover 74...

Garmin Nuvi 1450 introduced quietly

10/16/2009, Garmin is getting ready for the holiday season and has introduced the Nuvi 1450, which is a no-nonsense version of the Nuvi 1490T. How so? You get the same navigation experience, but you don’t have to pay for the Bluetooth and the live traffic...