Scout navigation app intros real-time social meet up and ETA sharing

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GPS and navigation application Scout has a new update this week folds in a layer of social sharing. With the latest release of Scout users will be able to share their estimated time of arrival for destinations and real-time location. Headed to a family reunion or a big business outing? ...

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Waze overhauls navigation app with 3.5 release

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Crowdsourced mapping and navigation application Waze has gotten a rather significant overhaul today with the release of v3.5 of its Android app.Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free app is bolstered by a number of new features. Details include seeing real-time ETA’s, ...

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Nuanceā€™s Text-to-Speech Now Provides Turn-by-Turn Directions in Waze

Nuance Communications, Inc., the secret sauce behind T-Mobile’s myTouch Genius Button and Dragon Naturally Speaking, have announced their next mobile move. Starting a few weeks back, Nuance began powering the complete voice guidance in turn-by-turn directions for Waze, the social mapping ...

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NAVIGON Announces Next-Gen Navigation Apps for Fall

NAVIGON AG, a key player in mobile phone on-board navigation, announced a new version of their award-winning navigation app for Android and other platforms. Due this fall, the overhauled app features a new user interface, Zagat ratings and reviews, and a new way to download and manage maps. ...

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Verizon Launches VZ Navigator Version X with Free 30 Day Trial

I've never been impressed with Verizon's proprietary VZ Navigator app. It constantly froze, directions were incorrect on many occasions, and it just didn't have a good UI. That all changes today, as Big Red has announced VZ Navigator, Version X. This new version brings tons of new and exciting ...

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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in the regulatory approval process, the deal will have Navigon operating as a subsidiary of Garmin, strengthening ...

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NDrive 11 Announced With Significant Improvements, Enhancements [CONTEST]

Earlier this week NDrive announced the next iteration of their navigation system, NDrive 11. Looking like a brand new title altogether, the app features new menus, buttons, and symbols. Further, NDrive 11 also offers a stronger database of points of interest (POI’s) as well as an improved ...

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