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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

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Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used

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PocketNavigator: Tactile Pedestrian Navigation

As many of you are beginning to find out, there are scores of turn-by-turn driving apps for Android handsets.  Everyone has their own preferences, be it TeleNav, waze, CoPilot, or

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Glympse Adds Facebook Sharing

Glympse is announcing new features to their location-sharing service today which now includes Facebook integration. Android users can share their location with Facebook friends and allow them to track real-time

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Download This! iTag

There’s no way around it.  As much as we try to keep our cell phones with us, somehow we still manage to leave them places.  We leave our handsets on

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Best Friend of the Day, TeleNav

As I returned to work from my 16 days of vacation I had the wonderful privilege of driving an hour for a meeting.  Normally right before I leave, I will

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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