12/18/2012, Garmin has issued an update to its Navigon software (iOS and Android) that adds Glympse and Foursquare support. Foursquare is a social game in which you compete with your friends by “checking in” various places. You can earn points, badges and ultimately a shot at becoming the “Mayor” of those locations. Foursquare is also handy to save and find cool places to visit.
07/03/2012, German GPS hardware/ software manufacturer Navigon has just announced a nifty update to its app for the iPhone. The Navigon app version 2.1 now features Google Street View, NAVIGON Cockpit (in app purchase), manual route blocking and other functions. Essentially, the Google Street View feature will give users a street-level image of their destination before starting a route.
11/17/2011, Navigon 2.0, the navigation software for iOS devices, has been approved by Apple and is not available on the App Store. Navigon had been launched and demonstrated back in September 2011 at IFA (Berlin, Germany) and it features substantial improvements when compared to version 1.0. For instance, the user interface and the overall look and feel has been improved, and given that Navigon already had one of the best design, […]
10/11/2011, Don’t want to use Bing Maps on your Windows Phone device? Well you’re not left with many choices, but today – NAVIGON has added one more to the list with NAVIGON for Windows Phone 7. The app has useful features such as spoken turn-by-turn directions, visual lane guidance, live traffic information and rerouting, among many other features. Taking advantage of Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango), it features an augmented reality function […]
06/14/2011, Dedicated GPS manufacturers are a dying breed, especially with the advent of Google’s Android platform as well as Apple’s pervasive iOS offering free navigation on their respective slew of devices. Well, where does that leave manufacturers such as Garmin and Magellan? We do know that the former decided to join forces with its once-nemesis, Navigon, through Garmin’s purchase of Navigon. While this move will help Garmin boost their core in-car […]
05/12/2011, Navigon has just announced that they will be releasing a major update to the MobileNavigator app on the Android platform, and to make things more attractive, this will be a free – good on you Navigon, for understanding just how tight some of our belts are at the moment, so with it not costing you a single cent, you need not fret about stretching your budget for the month. Unfortunately, […]
12/22/2010, In addition to the recently available North American Navigon for iOS edition, the GPS software-maker had also launched an update to Navigon for Android, which brings the version for Android to 3.5.3. The Android version for Navigon USA is now on sale at around $40 through January 6, 2011, and brings some new functions and performance enhancements. Some of those enhancements include an intuitive address click feature to launch Navigon […]
12/22/2010, Navigon for Apple’s iOS platform has been updated to version 1.70–the U.S. and Canada map edition is on sale now for $45 and the app is available as a free update for those who have previously purchased. The updated app was announced previously, but the North American and U.S. version only saw the update yesterday. The highlight of the update is that the app is now a universal app, meaning […]
12/16/2010, The Navigon MobileNavigator app has just been announced to be customized for the iPad in its latest version, 1.7. Apart from the long awaited universal iPad integration, other features such as Zagat Survey, Active Lane Assistant, Map Reporter, enhanced Retina Display support and new user notifications have been thrown into the mix as well. There will also be a range of free single-feature apps for the iPhone come next year, […]
10/27/2010, U.S. owners of Android phones who need turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation and would rather not rely on the network-based Google Maps with Navigation feature will be happy to know that Navigon will be bringing its Mobile Navigator software to the Android platform. Unlike Google Maps with Navigation, Navigon’s maps will be locally stored, and users can download the full set of maps to their storage card rather than depending […]
03/09/2010, Navigon’s latest 2510 Explorer GPS navigation system will come with a sightseeing function, making it a suitable purchase for those who love doing plenty of traveling and prefer to rely on technology instead of the locals to tell them of interesting places to visit along the route. Apart from that, it will also provide additional information on historical sites accompanied by pictures, opening times for places and even a guide […]
09/07/2009, Navigon has prepared itself to roll out an iPhone car kit complete with charging capabilities sometime this October, where it will make sure your iPhone is well within your view as you drive around in an unfamiliar place, while juicing it up at the same time. Those who are looking for a GPS receiver, speaker, microphone and built-in Bluetooth capability can skip this and look out for the TomTom car […]
07/27/2009, Proud owners of the iPhone 3G S, take note! Navigon will be offering their MobileNavigator app in the AppStore, where it will retail at a relatively low $69.99 until August 15th, where the price will then revert to its normal $99.99. This piece of software will target those who want full-fledged navigation on their iPhone 3G S, but do not want to pick up a separate GPS navigation system in […]
07/22/2009, The Navigon 8410 GPS is a 5″ personal navigation device (PND) that has a nice design, built with quality materials. The 5″ Touch display is big enough to see the map comfortably, but without becoming a clumsy device to install in a car. The Navigon 8410 comes with a voice recognition software called “Voice Interaction Pro” that is supposed to let you use voice commands. We wonder how effective this […]