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 to use interfaces, advanced features–all at lower costs–these devices have ...

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Google Adds Crowdsourcing to Maps

Google is now using the locations and speeds of their mobile users to help each other out.  Rather than finding out where congestion is the hard way, the traffic layer now uses crowdsourcing to help users get a feel for real-time road conditions. For those of you with GPS enabled handsets with ...

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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 have an Android handset, then you’re halfway there! Same rules as last time…    

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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 Android version of the title.  It makes sense as the platform offers decent sized touch screens with voice ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G to Launch with GPS Navigation from TeleNav

TeleNav GPS NavigatorTM available tomorrow, August 5; 30-Day Free Trial on TeleNav.com To read our review of TeleNav GPS, click here. SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 4, 2009 – TeleNav announced today that TeleNav GPS Navigator will be one of the first turn-by-turn GPS navigation services ...

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Flickr Adds Nearby Feature to Mobile Web Client for Android

Flickr has announced a rather cool update to their mobile web client.  The Mobile Nearby page ties your web browser and GPS together to determine where exactly it is you are in the world and then presents you with photos that have been take in that same general area.  Rather than showing ...

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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 year subscription to TeleNav GPS for their Android handset.  One copy will be given away to readers here on the site, the ...

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Garmin-Asus’ Handset Due Q1 ’10 or Sooner

Garmin-Asus, a joint product venture between GPS maker Garmin and PC maker Asus(tek) plan to launch their first smartphone based on Android no later than the first quarter of next year (2010).  It’s possible it might even arrive earlier according to associate vice president of ...

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