Garmin Announces nuvifone A50 Ahead of Mobile World Congress

After more than a year of waiting, Garmin is set to show off their newly announced nuvifone A50 next week at Mobile World Congress.  As it turns out, the device is more GPS than phone.  Surprise! Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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WHERE Update Encourages User-Generated Content

WHERE, a popular location-based app that helps users find cheap gas prices, movie showtimes, and more, has been recently updated.  Now, rather than simply giving you relevant information, they have made it possible to add your own content.  For instance, if you arrive at a gas station and ...

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Unconfirmed Rumor: Garmin to Debut Android Device at MWC

As we near the Mobile World Congress next month, the rumored handsets and announcements are likely to start pouring in.  DigiTimes is reporting today that Garmin plans to unveil a handful of smartphones in Barcelona, one of which will be running Android. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! ...

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Canadians, Your Free Magic Won’t Dial 911 As Well

So after my last post, I wish to update Canadian Android’ers that the HTC Magic is experiencing the same GPS/911 problems currently affecting the HTC Dream. Rogers is letting customers know via text message that 911 emergency calls will not complete due to a bug when GPS is enabled. ...

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Google Maps Navigation Reviewed by GPS Blogger

We’re huge fans of the built-in Google Maps Navigation that comes with Android 1.6 and later.  The free GPS service has come along and found itself replacing applications and services from bigger, more established players.  Naturally, we tend to show a little bias around here being that ...

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Rogers HTC Dream 911 Warning

Last night I received a text message from Rogers regarding an issue involving 911 calls. This screw up can only be described as HUGE! Rogers is informing all of their HTC Dream customers of an issue that does not allow 911 emergency calls to complete while the GPS receiver is enabled. Rogers ...

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New Ping Feature in waze Due Shortly

The good folks over at waze don’t like to stand still very long.  Today we received word that a new version of waze, the free, social mapping software, should be going live later today or tomorrow.  So what’s new in the app? Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save ...

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Waze Announces Holiday Themed Version of its Free Navigation App, Launches Contest

If you’re interested in how companies plan to compete with Google Maps Navigator, we suggest you keep an eye on waze.  Rather than turning around and running in the opposite direction, the first free provider of driver-generated maps and real-time road information, embraces the challenge ...

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The Roads Most Traveled – Rummble Brings Us All Even Closer

As the world got smaller with the dawn of Social Networking, our tools to share the wonders of said world are growing exponentially. Attempting to bridge the gap between utility and user interaction is Rummble for Android, the gps based local search/review app that incorporates the same ideal ...

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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 voice and hear the jolly one say things like “Ho! Ho! Ho!  Your destination is on ...

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App Review: GeoBeagle

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with ...

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Garmin Seeking Android Developers

GPS giant Garmin is actively seeking Android developers in the Kansas City area. They are looking for people with a passion for improving user experiences who want to create cool navigation and location-based apps.  Among the “essentials” are the ability to develop software in C, ...

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App Preview: FoxyRing – Smart Ringtone Management

In a world that doesn’t have ambient-sound-based-volume-adjustment, FoxyRing Does! Okay, so maybe advertising isn’t for me, but FoxyRing definitely is. Currently one of the top 20 contestants in the Lifestyle category of ADC II, this app has a good chance of walking away with one of ...

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Mio to Launch 4.7-inch Internet and Navigation Device with Android

Mio Technology has announced that a new version of their MiBuddy internet and navigation device will be, you guessed it, Android-based.   This 4.7″ unit will be a Mobile Internet Navigation Device (MIND) and will incorporate web browsing and feature a physical keyboard that slides out ...

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App Radar: Volume 2

We get a lot of emails from developers looking to share their apps with us. Whether they are improvements on existing apps or new titles looking for some exposure, we try to do our best to keep up on the announcements. Unfortunately, time prohibits us from dedicating full posts on every app ...

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