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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

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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 a strong sense of community and support for the environment.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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