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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Potential bidding war looms with Google reportedly eyeing Waze

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This could get pretty interesting pretty quick. Google is reportedly considering throwing in a counter-offer to Waze and may be ready to engage Facebook in a bidding war. Waze is fielding expressions of interest from multiple parties and is seeking more than $1 billion, said one of the people, ...

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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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Telenav launches Scout for Android

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Telenav today announced a fantastic new location-based navigation and discovery app for Android with the debut of Scout.  Rather than functioning as a simple “help me get from A to B” app, Scout is the sort of client that you’ll want to use on a regular basis.  We’ve ...

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Telenav debuts HTML5 turn-by-turn navigation for Android

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Earlier this week Telenav launched an HTML5, browser-based, voice-guided GPS navigation experience for Android and Windows Phones. Initially an iOS-only service, Scout for Apps is the first HTML5 turn-by-turn GPS navigation of its kind.  With this announcement, it’s now possible for ...

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TeleNav 7.1 Arrives for Sprint Android Devices

TeleNav announced this morning that they are rolling out  a new version of their popular turn-by-turn navigation application for Android devices.  expected later this month, v7.1 adds a number of new features, improves upon existing stuff, and continues to add to its overall value. ...

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Win 1 Year of TeleNav AND $100 in Gas [CONTEST]

For those  readers living in the United States this coming weekend is Labor Day.  For many of you this means hopping in the car for a weekend getaway, picnic, or barbecue.   As such, we couldn’t think of a better excuse to throw a travel-related contest.  We’ve teamed up with our ...

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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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TeleNav Releases Updated GPS Navigator, AT&T Customers Get First Dibs

One of my favorite names in turn-by-turn navigation, TeleNav, has just rolled out a new version of the GPS Navigator application into the Android Market.

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CoPilot Live USA for Android Arrives With One Time $4.99 Charge

The turn-by-turn GPS application market just got a little more competitive this morning with ALK Technology’s release of CoPilot Live USA.  Available for a one-time $4.99 purchase out of the Android Market, the application features 3D guided voice direction with street level maps that are ...

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Google Maps Navigation Navigates To Canada

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 running ...

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Roger’s Navigator for Android

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 ...

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Android 1.6 Gets Google Maps Navigation

One of the coolest features and improvements in Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, is now available for devices running Android 1.6 (Donut).  All you G1 and myTouch 3G owners are now able to take advantage of  voice guided directions and automatic rerouting. Using your data connection, ...

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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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