iPhone Navigation App Battlemodo, Part II: The Best Cheap GPS App

When I published the turn-by-turn navigation app battlemodo, many readers asked me to evaluate some other popular choices. Because everything I do, I do for you, here are CoPilot, GoKivo and Sygic, a.k.a. the best of the rest: » 9/24/09 4:20pm 9/24/09 4:20pm

VZ Navigator Update with Traffic Avoidance and 3D View Now Available

The latest and greatest version of VZ Navigator (4.0), which tosses in traffic avoidance for 75 cities, along with 3D view plus some other stuff is live right now. $10 a month or $3 to check it out for a day. [Verizon] » 5/08/08 11:15am 5/08/08 11:15am

Van-Tastic: VZ Navigator Gets Traffic Avoidance, Gas Finder, 3D View

Verizon's latest VZ Navigator update adds popular features already found in other mobile navi software like Telenav. The big one is traffic avoidance: in 75 cities, routes will be plotted using reliable historical traffic data along with realtime reports from Navteq Traffic. VZW doesn't say how frequently the realtime… » 4/01/08 10:45am 4/01/08 10:45am

Verizon's CTIA Phone Lineup: Remakes and Sequels

CTIA comes but twice a year, and it gives the telecoms and phone makers a chance to show off their coolest stuff. Verizon Wireless apparently has its hands full with the whole open-network thing, because instead of unveiling something potentially sweet like the LG VX9700 or VX8560, its lineup of CTIA phones looks… » 3/31/08 3:00am 3/31/08 3:00am

Verizon Wireless Revamps Price Plans To Integrate Mobile Web, Per-MB…

Up until now, Verizon Wireless has charged people with any America's Choice plan $5 per month extra to use the Mobile Web for any reason, and has charged airtime minutes while you use it. In a transition that is intended to pave the way for more variety of data usage, VZW is dropping America's Choice altogether. The… » 11/01/07 12:00am 11/01/07 12:00am

Verizon Gives Directions, Too

Verizon has finally decided to do something with the GPS feature in some of its phones. Cashing in on a service Sprint has already been providing, it's launched the VZ Navigator, a subscriber service that will let you get directions and the location of nearby businesses including every Starbucks in the whole world… » 1/31/06 9:23am 1/31/06 9:23am