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NAVIGON offering 50% off all iPhone navigation apps

August 12th, 2010

If you’re an iPhone owner, you have to pay for your turn-by-turn GPS applications (at this point all the Android users are smiling ear-to-ear). If you’ve been holding off on purchasing an iPhone navigation application due to the cost, NAVIGON may have something for you. In honor of their one year App Store anniversary the …

Bing for Windows Mobile updated to support turn-by-turn navigation

May 12th, 2010

Microsoft threw its Windows Mobile faithful a bit of bone today by updating its Bing application with free turn-by-turn navigation. When using Bing to find directions, a new “navigate” button will allow users to navigate to their destination using voice prompts. The navigation is (obviously) powered by Bing Maps, while the voice components are provided …

Vertu Ascent 2010 asks for your black card

May 10th, 2010

You know we are big fans of Vertu handsets around these parts, and Mr. Frank Nuovo certainly isn’t sitting in the UK counting iPhone sales while doing nothing. Vertu has, in Vertu tradition, silently announced an updated model in their lineup and it is the new Vertu Ascent for 2010. Picking up on almost all …

Google to iPhone users: No free navigation for you!

April 23rd, 2010

Much to the chagrin of iPhone users across the globe, Google has stated for the record that it will not be bringing Google Maps Navigation to the iPhone. Yesterday it was reported that Google’s Mobile Maps product manager promised iPhone users that the free turn-by-turn will be available in the App Store in the future. Definitely bad …

Google navigation coming to the iPhone and other mobile platforms

April 23rd, 2010

Google has been slowly extending its Maps Navigation feature throughout its Android platform starting with Android 2.0 devices, then Android 1.6 devices, and most recently to Android-powered handsets in the UK. As part of its UK announcement in London, Google re-confirmed its intention to bring this free navigation to other platforms including the Apple iPhone. …

Nokia and T-Mobile announce the 5320 Nuron

March 3rd, 2010

After rearing its ugly head on a leaked T-Mobile pricing sheet a few days ago, the Nokia 5320 Nuron has gotten the official nod from both Nokia and T-Mobile. For those that are dying to find out what $69.99 will buy you, here are all the details on this classic handset: Classic candybar form factor …

NAVIGON launches MobileNavigator for Android and Windows phones

January 7th, 2010

NAVIGON is bringing MobileNavigator, its popular turn-by-turn navigation solution to Windows Mobile and Android users in North America. Originally launched on the iPhone, MobileNavigator for Android and Windows Mobile utilizes your mobile phone’s on-board GPS receiver and pre-loaded maps to provide navigation when there is no cellular coverage. It’s a pretty feature rich app and …

Google Maps Navigation officially hits Android 1.6 and higher

November 23rd, 2009

If you’re currently using every other Android device besides the Motorola DROID, you might have thought that Google was holding out on that navigation love. Luckily, and just in time for your holiday travels, Google Maps Navigation has just been made available for Android 1.6. Now your myTouch 3G, Motorola CLIQ  and T-Mobile G1 can …

Hello Galileo, European GPS system to go live in 2010

November 13th, 2009

The Galileo navigation satellite project has been in the works for some time now in Europe, spearheaded mainly by the drive to mitigate reliance on U.S. foreign satellite guidance systems. Galileo will, in theory, “offer greater accuracy — down to a meter and less; and greater penetration — in urban centers, inside buildings, and under …

Motorola DROID Event: Browser and Google Navigation

October 28th, 2009

We hit up Verizon’s Motorola DROID event a bit earlier and finally got a chance to check out the DROID in person. Ok, seriously though, Verizon and Motorola engineers were on hand to answer any questions and gave us a quick walkthrough of the handset’s browser and amazingly cool Google Navigation application. We’re pounding away …