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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in

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Audi of America Introduces Roadside Assistance App for Smartphones

Audi has partnered up with Allstate Roadside Services to offer roadside assistance  via a new smartphone application.  The application connects directly to Audi using pre-registered vehicle information along with an intuitive interface which

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Nom! Foodspotting (Lite) Arrives on Android

The official Foodspotting application comes out of beta and hits the Android Market running. Not content to leave the lite version on its own, the developers are already prepping new features.

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AAA Roadside Now Available for Android

AAA releases their renowned “Roadside Assistance” app for Android, making it easier than ever to use your AAA membership without ever having to make a phone call.

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CoPilot Live USA for Android Arrives With One Time $4.99 Charge

The turn-by-turn GPS application market just got a little more competitive this morning with ALK Technology’s release of CoPilot Live USA.  Available for a one-time $4.99 purchase out of the

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T-Mobile Vibrant Sees Update, GPS Gets Fixed

We’re getting word from a few of our readers that their new T-Mobile Vibrant handset has received an update.  It’s a mix of good news, bad news though, depending on what you

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Samsung Captivate Sees GPS Fix in Minor Update

A common complaint among some early adopters of the Galaxy S series phones in the United States is that the GPS is less than accurate 100% of the time. Samsung and AT&T were aware of the issue and were working to put something together. Today sees the fruits of their labor as Samsung has begun rolling out an update.

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TeleNav Unveils OnMyWay for Android

TeleNav is releasing another handy application, OnMyWay into the Android Market today. You know TeleNav, don’t you?  They’re the brains behind your Sprint and AT&T navigation titles. To describe their

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Garminfone Sales Not Satisfactory, T-Mobile Slashing Price

We’ve heard that Garmin-Asus and T-mobile”s navigation-savvy Android-powered Garminfone wasn’t selling too well. Asustek denied such rumors and continued to run their Garminfone ads for all to see. However, T-mobile

App Reviews

App Review: Foursquare

Social Networking has become the leading way of communicating with friends, both current and from our past.  With Foursquare, you can check-in to places, become mayor, and earn badges, all

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Google Maps Navigation Navigates To Canada

Oh ya, it’s true. If “YOU ARE CANADIAN!”, then you now have access to Google Maps Navigation. Google Maps Navigation is a free turn-by-turn navigation service which was released with

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Phone Halo Uses GPS to Hunt Down Lost Keys, Other Valuables

You know you’ve done it.  Somewhere along the line you left your keys or wallet somewhere and had that panic moment where you didn’t think you would ever see them

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T-Mobile Announces Garminfone for June 9

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their Garminfone with a June 9th release through their website and select stores and authorized dealers.  Landing just in time for Father’s Day, the handset

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T-Mobile Garminfone All But Official for June 2 Release

A newly leaked store ad has landed online showing the T-Mobile Garminfone arriving just a few days from now.  Dropping June 2nd, the GPS-heavy handset is expected to retail for

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T-Mobile Garminfone Due Next Month With $200 Price Tag

T-Mobile has announced that their forthcoming Garminfone will be dropping in June with a $199.99 price tag.  According to Phonescoop, this comes after a rebate and a 2-year agreement with