Tag "gps"

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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

App Reviews

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

App Reviews

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 a strong sense of community and support for the environment.