google maps navigation

  • Navmii jumps on the OpenStreetMap bandwagon, releases free Sat-Nav for iPhone

    For those too tightfisted to pony up the required €3.99 for Navmii’s GPS Live iPhone Sat-Nav solution, the company has gone one better, launching NavFree, a turn-by-turn solution that costs absolutely nothing. However, like Skobbler’s ‘do-it-yourself’ iPhone offering, it’s powered by the ‘Wikipedia of maps’ OpenStreetMap project, meaning that… Read More

  • Google’s free Sat-Nav for Android reaches mainland Europe

    Reports are coming in that Google Maps Navigation, the search giant’s free satellite navigation app for Android, is now available in and supports much of mainland Europe. The list of countries confirmed so far include Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium. This follows support for the UK and Ireland rolled out in late April after… Read More

  • Google's free Sat-Nav for Android finds its way to the UK

    [UK] Google’s free satellite navigation app for Android, Google Maps Navigation, has found its way to the UK today. In a quiet update on the Android Market, the free turn-by-turn solution is now available to Brits touting phones running Android 1.6 or later. Google Maps Navigation was previously only available in the US as Google continues to build out its own maps rather than relying on… Read More

  • Google Gives A Slightly Crippled Maps Navigation To All Android Users

    A few weeks ago there was a lot of excitement surrounding the launch of Google Maps Navigation. Unfortunately, it only worked with Android 2.0 and up, which means only the newest devices right now, like the Droid. But today Google has given an early holiday present to its other Android users: Maps Navigation to anyone running at least Android 1.6 (Donut). Yes, that means anyone with an… Read More