We’ve put together a list of some of the apps and tweaks that are considered the “best”, and could end up as must-haves for your newly jailbroken device.more →
A new agreement has been forged between TomTom and Samsung that will bring the Wave 3 “Bada” smartphone access to the company’s GPS-related services.more →
Ford may have implemented the Microsoft Sync system in many of their vehicles, but it’s not turning to Bing for help here. Instead, the Blue Oval has diverted its attention to the Google Prediction API to “predict driver behavior,” hopefully a bit better than Zoltar is at predicting “lucky” numbers.more →
We already know that your iPhone secretly records your geolocation data, but it’s largely keeping this information between it and your computer. Such does not appear to be the case with TomTom personal GPS navigation devices.more →
If you’re having trouble keeping up with the exercise routine you’ve suddenly imposed upon yourself for the New Year, you might want to check out the new Nike+ sportwatch. Not only will it add a new layer of technological novelty to something as old-fashioned as jogging, but it will even nag at you when you haven’t gone for a run in a few days.more →
iPhone OS 4 was announced today at Apple’s live press event, and out comes a rabbit from the hat. Seven major updates are coming to the iPhone 3G and 3GS models, iPod Touch 2G and 3G, with seven major improvements including multitasking, and 100 other minor ones ranging from searchable MMS/SMS to 5x digital zoom for your camera.
The major feature we have all been waiting for is multitasking, our iPhone 4G poll showed over 52% of iPhone owners would like multitasking, and Apple delivered. Improved Battery Life topped the charts at 61%, but with added multitasking this may only worsen performance.more →
Following in the footsteps of offerings like the TomTom app, Magellan has announced an iPhone app of its own geared toward people who need to find their way around town. The Magellan RoadMate app works with the Apple iPhone, of course, as well as the iPod touch.
The kicker is that you need to purchase the required Magellen Premium Car Kit in order to get any real functionality of the kit. This is quite different from the TomTom version where the kit is recommended but optional.more →
I’m not much of one to use standalone GPS navigation devices, I can’t even recall the last time I needed one as I prefer to use the free Google Maps application on my Nokia smartphone. But that’s not to say traditional GPS makers aren’t gonna go down without a fight. TomTom, still one of the world’s leading providers of navigation solutions and digital maps, is shifting their focus to the world of smartphones. More specifically, enhancementsfor the iPhone TomTom app.
TomTom’s press announcement explains how full real-time traffic information will be available from the TomTom iPhone app (version 1.3), getting you around those nasty traffic jams rather than taking what is suggested as the fastest route.more →
Ever since I picked up my Nokia E71 and loaded it with the Google Maps application, I haven’t used my standalone Garmin GPS navigation device. The regular mobile Google Maps app can give directions, but it doesn’t do turn-by-turn. Well, that’s changing with Google Maps Navigation. And, like its predecessors, it’s free too. The new […]more →
You’ve probably noticed that most of us love the idea of convergence devices. Our cell phones used to be for just voice calls, but now we use them for taking pictures, listening to music, checking email, surfing the web, managing our schedules, and so much more. We’re also increasingly using them for GPS navigation purposes, […]more →
Whether you’re cruising around in your own town or you’re trying not to get lost in a foreign land, having a reliable GPS device in the car is quite the worthy investment. However, the pre-installed voices may not be the most interesting things in the world. Thankfully, for all the TomTom owners in the audience, […]more →
When it comes to portable GPS navigation devices, there are a few names that immediately come to mind. You’ve got your Garmins, Magellans, and TomToms of the world and then you’ve got companies that usually specialize in other items. Motorola is a name that you probably associate with cell phones, but the electronics giant does […]more →
Just providing you with accurate location information and turn-by-turn directions isn’t enough to be a hot-selling GPS navigation device anymore, but thankfully the new TomTom GO 940 LIVE brings quite a bit more into the picture. For starters, this handy little gadget comes with the “Live” package, which provides UK users with a subscription to […]more →
It used to be that these standalone GPS navigation devices were pricey little numbers and most people could justify spending that kind of money. As with all other kinds of technology, times have changed and now you can spin around foreign cities with the best of them. If you’ve been itching to get in on […]more →
The Amazon Kindle is supposed to be a device that brings e-book reading to the masses. I love how it includes a speedy cellular connection, allowing owners to purchase new e-books just about anywhere they find a cell phone signal. But did you know that the Kindle comes equipped with more functionality than just reading […]more →