TeleNav Brings Turn-by-Turn Directions to HTC's G1
TeleNav announced that it has made its navigation software and services available to the Android platform and the HTC G1. TeleNav GPS Navigator for the G1 will provide turn-by-turn GPS navigation with 3D maps, traffic alerts and one-click rerouting if drivers encounter traffic or other obstacles. The service will be able to recognize speech input and will include some 10 million business listings, gas prices, weather updates and restaurant reviews. Users can also plan trips online, and then sync directions and maps with their G1. The software an be downloaded from the TeleNav web site. TeleNav will be offering a free 30-day trial of the software beginning February 24. After that, users will have to $10 per month.
Samsung to Offer Nokia's HERE Maps to Galaxy Devices
Nokia and Samsung today announced that HERE Maps will soon be available to Samsung's Galaxy smartphones for free. HERE Maps allows users to download entire countries or regions, which makes the maps available even when the device is offline.
TomTom Parks New Nav App in Google Play Store
TomTom today released a new version of its navigation service for Android devices. TomTom Go Mobile boasts up-to-date maps for more than 100 countries with support for offline viewing, live traffic updates, safety camera locations, points of interest, and seamless syncing with contacts.
Latest Windows 10 Preview Targets Browser and Maps
Microsoft has made a new build of Windows 10 available to mobile phones and PCs alike. Build 14291 makes significant changes to several important features.
Google Adds Multi-Stop Directions to Maps
Google gave Google Maps users the ability to plan multi-stop trips. The latest version of Google Maps allows people to add multiple destinations to a single excursion.
Telenav's Scout App Switches to OpenStreetMaps
Telenav today announced that its Scout mobile mapping application will use OpenStreetMaps data moving forward. OpenStreetMaps is crowd-sourced and updated constantly with changes to roads, streets, and avenues in near-real time by 1.6 million contributors.
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