Mapquest Gives Android Users a Free Turn-By-Turn Nav App

Android users now have the luxury of another free turn-by-turn option to choose from— Mappquest's free voice-guided nav app is now available in the Android Market. You can talk to it (search for destinations with voice); it can talk to you (it'll pipe up when you need to make a turn); and it has live traffic data… » 2/16/11 8:20pm 2/16/11 8:20pm

Skobbler Gives Free Turn By Turn Navigation To International Android…

Google Maps Navigation is a wonderful turn-by-turn navigation app for Android. Only problem? It's only available in the US and UK. Thankfully, Skobbler is bringing their own free turn-by-turn navigation to the rest of the world. » 7/16/10 4:20pm 7/16/10 4:20pm

Magellan Sends Its Eldest Child Into the iPhone Turn-By-Turn App War,…

In this war there are two battles: the polite, traditional fight between expensive, full-featured apps like Navigon and TomTom, and the I-will-undercut-you-if-it-means-killing-my-own-mother gorefest of the cheaper apps, like MotionX and Gokivo. With RoadMate, Magellan has taken the road less bloody. » 11/16/09 4:34pm 11/16/09 4:34pm

Navigon Wants an Extra $25 for Real-Time Traffic Data on the iPhone

Fresh off last week's free text-to-speech and iPod control updates, Navigon's back with a new feature announcement for their iPhone app. And hey, this real-time, crowd-sourced traffic data sounds pretty great! But is it $25 great? » 9/16/09 6:00pm 9/16/09 6:00pm

First Turn-By-Turn Navigation App Comes to Android, Hates America

AndNav2 is Android's first
turn-by-turn navigation app, marking one of the first instances where Android's wide-open apps policy has put it at an advantage over the iPhone. At least, in Europe. UPDATED 10:38 EST

Since the software is based on the OpenStreetMap mapping data, the app will be more useful in some areas… » 12/19/08 9:00am 12/19/08 9:00am

Blaupunkt Travel Pilot N700 Overlays Directions on Live Video, Reads…

In the last few months car navigation systems have seen a variety of enhancements, from aerial photography » 8/29/08 12:45pm 8/29/08 12:45pm to 3D to . None, however, have done live video. The Travel Pilot N700 has a small camera stuck on the back of the windshield-mounted unit that feeds live video on which navigation instructions are superimposed.…

Apple Doesn't Have a Problem With iPhone Cut and Paste, They Just Don't…

In an interview with Extreme Tech, Apple product head Greg Joswiak explained the lack of cut and paste in the iPhone: it's just not a priority right now. He says Apple worked its way as far down its "priority list" of features for firmware 2.0, but just not far enough to reach cut and paste. He then went on the explain… » 7/14/08 4:25pm 7/14/08 4:25pm