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TeleNav 7.1 Arrives for Sprint Android Devices

TeleNav announced this morning that they are rolling out  a new version of their popular turn-by-turn navigation application for Android devices.  expected later this month, v7.1 adds a number of

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Win 1 Year of TeleNav AND $100 in Gas [CONTEST]

For those  readers living in the United States this coming weekend is Labor Day.  For many of you this means hopping in the car for a weekend getaway, picnic, or

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HTC and TomTom unite to bring you navigational goodness!

If you have been following news on the two latest (and greatest?) Android phones coming soon from HTC (the Desire Z and Desire HD), then you will probably be aware of the new pre-cached maps feature built into the new version of HTC Sense. What you might not know is this maps service comes curtesy of well known sat-nav makers TomTom!

App Reviews

Geocaching.com App is a Treasure of its Own (App Review)

I started dabbling in geocaching late last year as my son and I wanted something fun to do on days off. Being he was six at the time, he was only too eager to help daddy hunt down treasure in the real world. We bounced from one Android app to another, trying each out to see what we liked best. Due to memory limitations of my G1, I was constantly uninstalling applications and games to make room for new stuff. Couple that with a quick-draining battery and it was becoming tough to stay enthusiastic or spend much time in the field. Suffice it to say, we got out of the game for a few months. Then all of a sudden, last month’s official Geocaching.com announcement put us right back on the hunt.

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Official Geocaching.com Application Comes to Android

Location-based treasure hunters will be pleased to learn that the official Geocaching.com application has come to Android. Available for pretty much all Android phones (1.5+), the app provides direct access to geocaching.com, and lets users find nearby caches using a combination of GPS, WiFi, and cell tower triangulation. The $9.99 title has been very popular for the iPhone so we expect GPS and LBS hounds will gobble it up on Android.

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CitySearch for Android Now Available

CitySearch, an online local guide, announced today that their Mobile by Citysearch app for the Android is now available.  With the applications, users can browse, search and share information for

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Have Santa’s Voice Guide Your Sleigh Around Town with New TeleNav Plugin

TeleNav have announced a new plugin for their GPS Navigator application.  Starting immediately, users can have Santa guide them around town this winter season.  For only 99¢, you download Santa’s

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Halloween Contest: Win 1 Year of GPS!

One of our favorite things to do here at AndroidGuys is to give stuff away.  We’ve been able to provide a few of our readers with a year of turn-by-turn

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Android Phone as a Navigation Device

Will Android phones become the default automotive navigation device for consumers? Personal navigation device (PND) use has sky-rocketed in the last few years. With the advent of color touch-screens, simple

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Win a Year of TeleNav GPS!

It’s contest time! We had so much fun with our last giveaway that we’re ready to do it all over again. It’s an easy one to enter – If you

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TomTom: “We Cannot Ignore Android”

TomTom, one of the bigger players in the GPS game, recently released their app for the iPhone with a $99 price tag.   According to pocket-lint, they’re hinting at a follow-up

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Contest Time! Win a Free Year of Telenav GPS!

AndroidGuys is giving away 2 copies of TeleNav GPS to our followers and readers.  Starting today and running through Sunday, readers can enter for a chance to win a 1

App Reviews

App Review: TeleNav GPS Navigator

If you don’t already own a GPS device then you need to grab this for your Android handset. It’s everything you expect from a stand alone unit in a convenient size. One of the most fully realized apps I’ve had a chance to play with.