Scout for Android (TeleNav) was updated on Wednesday to include a brand new dashboard experience and new features. Details include offline maps and navigation, a new dashboard, and ETA sharing through (OnMyWay). We had a chance to test these new features a few weeks ago …
Google Maps was updated to version 5.9.0 today, adding a couple new “Transit” features to what is by far one of the most used apps on Android. If you’re a tablet owner brave enough to wield your expensive toy around while traveling by public transit …
I know that all of you out there that use Google Navigation frequently have been longing for the ability to change the voice pack that comes with the app. Now there is a 3rd party company called Ivona that has released a text to speech app that allows you to install more pleasing voices to sooth you during your hectic commute.
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 …
So MapQuest has decided to throw it’s hat into the Android ring, and offer an app for Android based handsets and tablets that have GPS capabilities. If you use Google Maps, it can be hard to imagine why anyone would try to take on Maps at it’s own game. The answer? Maps navigation does not work outside of the US, where MapQuests app reportedly does.
Folks with Android 1.6 or higher on their handsets should be seeing the familiar Android Market update notification. Google has rolled out yet another update to their increasingly awesome Maps application. This time around (v4.5) Google has meshed the previously available walking directions and navigation …
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 the Motorola Droid last year in October and has since become available to all devices …
Hey Canadian’s, depressed you can’t find a great turn-by-turn app because Google Navigation isn’t available yet? Rogers has just announced Rogers Navigator(TM) for Android. Rogers also recently announced Rogers Navigator(TM) for iPhone which was a re-branded version of the Telenav app and is also the …
Navigon has announced the coming arrival of their MobileNavigator for both Android and Windows based phones. The program originally launched on the iPhone where it is one of the more popular navigation apps. MobileNavigator sports a number of interesting features, including the display of actual …
Broadcom Company, a global leader in wired and wireless communications,Â announced at the 2010 CES Wednesday that they have successfully ported Android to run on the company’s advanced navigation processor (the BroadcomÂ® BCM4760). Â The advanced processor integrates bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and provides a single-chip solution, minimizes footprint …
With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, â€œHow could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?â€, â€œHow does knowing what’s nearby help …
It was bound to happen. To date, Android has enjoyed a pretty smooth ride. Updates have been frequent, reviews have been positive and the Android world was rosy. But explosive growth is always fraught with casualties and drama. On the heels of Eclair’s release that …
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 gained mass appeal. Consumer choice …
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