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Garmin StreetPilot app launched for iPhone

Garmin has announced the launch of the StreetPilot app for the iPhone. StreetPilot is a turn-by-turn navigation app which encompasses features including free traffic alerts to warn of accidents and roadworks,.. more
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Brainy bees can solve computer conundrum

Bees’ brains are the bees’ knees, apparently, and they can work out complicated maths problems that keep computers busy for days. The industrious pollen addicts manage to find the shortest and.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

TomTom brings mapping expertise to HTC Locations

TomTom and HTC have announced a partnership, combining their navigation wits to bring quality mapping solutions to HTC smartphones. Specifically, HTC Locations, the smartphone company’s new mapping service, will come pre-loaded.. more
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Google re-jigs search, plus a lick of paint

Google hasn’t forgotten about its searching customers, in the midst of rolling out e-book stores, and all its various plans for web domination. The search engine is rolling out changes starting today, which include a slightly tweaked Google logo, featuring brighter lettering with no drop.. more
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Telmap Navigator launches in Blackberry App World

Telmap Navigator software is now available from Blackberry App World, Telmap announced yesterday. The search, mapping and navigation application is one of the most popular available for Blackberry devices, and was already available through network operators including Vodafone, Orange, and AT&T. Hundreds of thousands of.. more
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O2 unveils XDA Guide handset

O2 has released a new XDA handset exclusively available to its German customers. The XDA Guide’s most exciting feature is integrated GPS with Tom Tom Navigator 7 software and footprint service that records locations visited. Running on Windows Mobile 6.1, the smartphone also features a.. more
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Vodafone announces bid for Wayfinder

Vodafone, the world’s biggest mobile service provider by sales, announced today that it has submitted a cash takeover bid for Swedish wireless navigation device company, Wayfinder. Vodafone’s offer, of 12 Swedish kronor per share, values Wayfinder at 239 million kronor ($30 million), and represents a.. more
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PND goldmine running dry

Portable Navigation Device (PND) shipments will continue to rise next year, but prices will continue to fall. This is the conclusion of market research by analysts Berg Insight, who anticipate that eroding prices will put pressure on the bottom line for manufacturers. Berg forecasts that.. more
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