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Best GPS app for iPhone

If you need a GPS app for driving, there are options that range all across the price scale, and many of them are more than adequate. But if you want a serious GPS app, the best GPS app for iPhone, you're looking at two options: NAVIGON and TomTom. A strong argument could be made for either, and they both offer very similar feature sets. But NAVIGON ekes out a lead in our experience. The core functionality is strong, the interface is easy to use and there are plenty of of small additions that make it great. When it comes to getting you from point A to point B, NAVIGON does a great job. Its turn-by-turn instructions are precise, and its computer generated text-to-speech does a great job presenting street names in an understandable … [Read more...]

Navigon 2.0 Released, Introduces New Map Management Function

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Navigon today announced version 2.0 (App Store link for North America version) of the very excellent mapping application for iOS. Navigon 2.0 brings a number of new features, most notable being a new Map management function and in-app purchases for quarterly map updates. NAVIGON 2.0 is the first iPhone onboard navigation app that separates the app from the maps, allowing users to choose which map regions to download to their device. Users who, for example, own the USA version can pick the states they want immediately and download additional regions at a later time1. This ability prolongs internal phone storage, since users save only the maps they need on their device. Separating the app and maps also simplifies future updates, as … [Read more...]

Navigon Introduces MobileNavigator for iPhone


NAVIGON  today announced the availability of a North American version of its on-board navigation software in the iPhone App Store. The MobileNavigator  transforms any iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS into a complete navigation device. Key features of the NAVIGON MobileNavigator for the iPhone: Reality View™ Pro displays photo-realistic 3D views with actual road signs and lane guidance for virtually every highway interchange and exit drivers will encounter. Lane Assistant Pro helps drivers prepare to make an upcoming exit or turn by providing a lane map complete with arrows and actual road geometry. Speed Assistant with adjustable audio-visual warning. Day & Night Mode … [Read more...]