CoPilot archive

  • CoPilot iOS and Android app update helps you dodge data charges
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    CoPilot iOS and Android app update helps you dodge data charges

    By 27 June 2013

    CoPilot has pushed out an update for its iOS and Android satnav app that allows you to control when the app will access the internet. You can choose to navigate offline, switching off the CoPilot Live features for when you don't need them, to save data....

  • CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8
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    CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8

    By 13 June 2013

    CoPilot has launched on Windows Phone 8, bringing another satnav app to the Microsoft-made operating system to take on the excellent Nokia drive. Normally paid for, CoPilot has opted to go the free route, unlike a lot of the competition. You get to an...

  • CoPilot navigates to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8
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    CoPilot navigates to Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

    By 24 February 2013

    CoPilot is making a return to Microsoft’s latest platform with the confirmation from ALK Technologies that it will be available in summer 2013 on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. CoPilot will offer a full navigation experience for Windows users,...

  • CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices
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    CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

    By 10 October 2012

    ALK Technologies, the team behind the CoPilot apps, claims its navigation software now supports more than 250 different Android devices, making it one of the most wide-ranging mapping solutions available to download. One of the reasons CoPilot has been...

  • TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates
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    TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates

    By 20 July 2012

    With London’s traffic likely to be thrown into chaos during the London 2012 Olympics, mapping specialists TomTom and CoPilot are updating their navigation providers to help users avoid congestion hot spots. TomTom has set aside a task force to continually...

  • CoPilot GPS app enables offline guidance
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    CoPilot GPS app enables offline guidance

    By 10 May 2012

    ALK Technologies has released a free GPS app for Apple and Android devices that works even when you have no mobile signal. CoPilot GPS stores its maps on board your smarpthone or tablet so you have access to them at all times. You can select your destination...

  • CoPilot Live now with real time traffic information as standard
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    CoPilot Live now with real time traffic information as standard

    By 25 April 2012

    ALK’s sat nav app, CoPilot Live, has added real-time traffic information as standard to its premium package, meaning you’ll no longer have to pay extra for it.  CoPilot Live’s ActiveTraffic service previously cost an additional £9.99 for an annual...

  • CoPilot Live to help you avoid London Olympics
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    CoPilot Live to help you avoid London Olympics

    By 19 March 2012

    ALK Technologies, the company behind CoPilot Live, is to implement new features to its iPhone, iPad and Android applications that will help drivers navigate around the road restrictions imposed during the summer's London Olympics. The upgraded apps will...

  • Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo
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    Renault opts for iPhone CoPilot Live GPS in new Twingo

    By 27 February 2012

    Renault, the car company that previously had a partnership with TomTom, has chosen rival CoPilot for its new Twingo. The CoPilot Live app will be "an integral part of an iPhone-based infotainment system" for the latest model of the car. The French car...

  • Best Android navigation apps
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    Best Android navigation apps

    By 23 January 2012

    One of the best things to come out of the smartphone revolution was that we got to throw away all those bits of paper in our pockets along with the 10 minutes before we left home of poring over maps trying to work out where we were going to go. GPS-enabled...

  • APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)

    By 13 July 2011

    The previous version of CoPilot's satnav app has proved so popular that it's been given a full makeover, despite the previous app only being updated a few months ago. Following a successful launch on the Android Market, the new CoPilot Premium UK &...

  • CoPilot Live Premium hits the Android Market - iOS coming soon
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    CoPilot Live Premium hits the Android Market - iOS coming soon

    By 27 June 2011

    CoPilot Live have gone and got all posh with a premium update to its much loved smartphone navigation app.  The new version, based on ALK's CoPilot 9 platform, incorporates a revamped UI, drag routing, ActiveTraffic and social journey sharing between...

  • CoPilot Live adds ActiveTraffic
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    CoPilot Live adds ActiveTraffic

    By 2 September 2010

    ALK Technologies has introduced a real-time traffic update service to its CoPilot Live GPS navigation apps for smartphones and iPad in the US. ActiveTraffic uses real-time traffic flow information to calculate the best route to avoid traffic congestion...

  • Win one of five copies of CoPilot Live v8
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    Win one of five copies of CoPilot Live v8

    By 30 April 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with CoPilot to bring you the chance of winning one of five copies of its excellent GPS application. Especially useful if you want to take full advantage of our Geek Weekend feature. The app gives you comprehensive navigation...

  • CoPilot Live HD for iPad inbound
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    CoPilot Live HD for iPad inbound

    By 29 April 2010

    CoPilot has announced that it has submitted a dedicated version of its satnav software for the Apple iPad, for those that want their satnav to be almost as big as their windscreen. CoPilot Live HD, as it will be known, will offer a hi-resolution edition...

  • CoPilot updates iPhone app
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    CoPilot updates iPhone app

    By 3 March 2010

    CoPilot has announced an updated version of its iPhone application, which features a few improvements to the satnav experience. There's local search, updating of your Facebook, and adjustable music volume settings. The local search uses your GPS location...

  • CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One
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    CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One

    By 12 January 2010

    The CoPilot Live v8 GPS navigation app is now available for, and compatible with, the new Google Nexus One as it's been announced the app has been downloaded by over 200,000 customers globally in its first 6 months since launch. CoPilot Live brings full,...

  • CoPilot Live 8 for iPhone review
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    CoPilot Live 8 for iPhone review

    By 16 November 2009

    CoPilot is one of many GPS apps for the iPhone, but at half the price of the rest of the pack is this app any less feature rich, or are they just looking to sell you a good deal? We get in the car and find out. At £26 for the UK maps, £49.99 for the...

  • CoPilot Live for iPhone gets updated again
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    CoPilot Live for iPhone gets updated again

    By 13 October 2009

    The CoPilot Live iPhone GPS navigation app has received its second update in 2 months. This latest update adds new features including in-app safety camera updates, the claim of improved GPS performance in walking mode and the ability to use the iPhone's...

  • CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app gets a free update
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    CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app gets a free update

    By 9 September 2009

    The first update for CoPilot Live iPhone satnav app has been released. Available for free to existing users, the automatic update claims to bring a number of improvements and new features including safety camera alerts, the ability to dial a point of...

  • CoPilot LIVE intros European maps for iPhone, still keeps price cheap
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    CoPilot LIVE intros European maps for iPhone, still keeps price cheap

    By 31 August 2009

    CoPilot Live makers ALK have launched a new European version of its GPS software for the iPhone App Store. The new version, priced at £59.99 will offer UK and European maps and be the same price as the TomTom and Navigon UK offerings. In an attempt to...

  • CoPilot Live v8 unveiled for Android and WiMo phones
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    CoPilot Live v8 unveiled for Android and WiMo phones

    By 11 August 2009

    CoPilot version 8 has been released for Windows Mobile and Android handsets, and the company's calling it "the most powerful CoPilot yet". It's designed for GPS-equipped touchscreen handsets, and adds a selection of new features. They include clearer...

  • 7 iPhone Apps that let you ditch your GPS
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    7 iPhone Apps that let you ditch your GPS

    By 6 August 2009

    So you've got yourself an iPhone, who hasn't I hear you ask, and you want to get from A to B, so what are your choices? Here are a couple of apps you should take a look at: TomTom Car Kit TomTom's navigation service on the iPhone via an app and bolt on...

  • CoPilot Live launches for iPhone
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    CoPilot Live launches for iPhone

    By 6 August 2009

    ALK Technologies has announced that its CoPilot Live satellite navigation system has now been approved for sale via the iPhone App Store and is now available in UK for Apple iPhone 3G and 3Gs for a one-off payment of £25.99 for UK/Ireland or £59.99...

  • Dell Mini 10 Netbook gets GPS
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    Dell Mini 10 Netbook gets GPS

    By 30 June 2009

    Dell has announced that it will be adding the option to add a GPS chip to its Dell Mini 10 netbook from next week for customers looking to track their whereabouts on the netbook. According to the computer company, the move comes as more and more customers...