One of the main reasons people use their Android phones is for the built-in GPS functionality. Back in October 2009, Google pissed off just about every GPS company by launching their very own free GPS navigation system, Google Navigation, which tightly integrates this service with the Android platform. The one catch with Google ... Read More »
Boston company Skyhook will take care of Motorola’s location needs starting as early as this year.
Andy decides to go the silly route this time.
Taco Bell is the first we’ve seen using new in-map advertising
Google holds a pretty intimidating role in many markets, and therefore isn’t always the most welcome contender. We had a feeling this might be the case, and in this video, we hear an opinion of Google’s role in the GPS market with Google Maps Navigation.
Navigon steps into the Android arena with a full-featured navigation app
If you’ve ever tried to use Global Positioning System (GPS) in a deep urban environment, like a heavily built up downtown area, you’ve likely experienced one of the weaknesses of the GPS system. GPS requires line of sight to the satellites. If you turn on the G1s GPS system walking among a forest of skyscrapers, ... Read More »
If you took a new, high powered phone and matched it up with a 2yr old budget GPS, which device do you think would win? Surely the new phone must be more powerful, have all the bells and whistles, and improve upon the user interface, right? TeleNav recently released their GPS Navigator ... Read More »
Turn-by-turn navigation, has been one of the most requested applications for Google Android since launch. Today, TeleNav has finally answered the call and released their GPS software for Android. The normal subscription rate is $9.99 per month or you can save money by getting the $99 annual plan.
To sign up for ... Read More »
When I first saw My Tracks in the Android Market, I quickly passed it over never thinking it was something I would find useful. Why do I need a program on my phone that records my GPS tracks? I already have a TomTom in my car. What is my phone going to ... Read More »