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Sony unveils Xplod with TomTom technology

Sony unveils Xplod with TomTom technology

By 1 September 2010

Sony has joined forces with satnav specialist TomTom to introduce the Xplod range of in-car navigation devices. Both the snappily titled XNV-L77BT and the XNV-L66BT will comprise Sony’s AV head unit and TomTom’s navigation module, offering full access... >>

Nokia Ovi Maps
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Nokia Ovi Maps

By 26 May 2010

Talk to any mobile phone user and they'll probably know all about Google Maps. It's a system that provides plenty of benefits - it's free, relatively quick, and works if you don't have GPS in your phone. In comparison, Nokia Ovi Maps has always been a... >>

Google Buzz social sharing service announced

Google Buzz social sharing service announced

By 9 February 2010

In a hastily arranged press conference also streamed live online via YouTube's new live broadcast functionality, Google has announced the launch of a new social web experience called "Buzz". Taking a dig at Twitter and Facebook by saying there is currently... >>

New Ovi Maps hits 1.4 million downloads

New Ovi Maps hits 1.4 million downloads

By 3 February 2010

Following the release of a new version of its Ovi Maps, making the mapping and navigation software and service free on certain phones, Nokia has announced it has hit a milestone. Nokia says over 1.4 million have downloaded the application across the world... >>

Microsoft offers AutoRoute 2010 for £45

Microsoft offers AutoRoute 2010 for £45

By 28 January 2010

As if there weren't tons of online options offering pretty much the same thing for free, including its own Bing maps product that offers route planning, smartphones that offer free navigation and a plethora of in-car options, Microsoft has launched the... >>

Nokia makes Ovi Maps turn-by-turn navigation free

Nokia makes Ovi Maps turn-by-turn navigation free

By 21 January 2010

Nokia is upping the ante in the mobile phone navigation market with the news it is to make walking and driving navigation free as part of a new version of Ovi Maps, as it looks to find ways of enticing smartphone customers to buy Nokia phones. The new... >>

Vodafone iPhone launches with two new apps

Vodafone iPhone launches with two new apps

By 14 January 2010

As the iPhone becomes officially available on the Vodafone network in the UK, the operator has announced the launch of two new apps for the device.   The first is the free "Vodafone 360 People Sync App" said to be developed to help customers easily move... >>

Google's clever Street View advertising patents revealed

Google's clever Street View advertising patents revealed

By 12 January 2010

Google has some rather nifty tricks up its sleeve for Street View, as a recently-granted patent reveals the online giant has cunning plans to keep any advertising that can be seen on the service relevant. The plans would see posters, signs and billboards... >>

Garmin launches VoiceStudio download

Garmin launches VoiceStudio download

By 5 January 2010

Garmin has announced that it's launched a software download called VoiceStudio, which will enable you to put your own voice on your Garmin sat nav. Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "sick of the sound of your own voice" it could, however, remedy... >>

Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation

Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation

By 17 December 2009

Google has teamed up with Audi to offer its Google Earth product preinstalled in the newly-unveiled Audi A8. Except it'll be even better than the regular desktop Google Earth - as it'll have built-in navigation. Users will get 3D satellite pictures, terrain... >>


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