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TomTom Traffic Available In Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, UAE

TomTom today announces the availability of TomTom Traffic in four additional countries: Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. With this expansion to South East...

Nokia Web OVI Maps optimized for iPhone and Android.

  After acquiring Navteq in 2007 Nokia seriously disturbed GPS Navigation industry. With free Nokia maps and its dominance on the market many analysts foreseen the...

HERE app unleashed to all Android users after leaking the source files

HERE, the mapping brand of Nokia is launching their navigation app to all Android users. The app has been already available for a few...

Australian Police Warn Against Apple Maps

Everyone who lives outside US know that Apple Maps are total disaster... but this is the first time when it's officially stated by authorities. Local police...

GAGAN: India’s SBAS system is now operational

The GPS aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN), jointly developed by the Indian Space Research Organization and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is now operational...

Should navigation companies move to OpenStreetMap like Telenav?

Earlier this week navigation company Telenav announced they are switching mapping data provider from TomTom to OpenStreetMap for their iPhone app Scout. Scout is...

OpenTraffic : Free, global traffic speed data

One of the biggest advantages Google maps has over its competition is the accuracy of its real-time traffic information and it didn't really come...

Google Maps For Android and iOS Will Alert You If They Find A Faster...

I've been using Google Maps as a primary navigation app on my iPhone for a long time and to be honest I think there...

Microsoft launches traffic predictions in Bing Maps across the globe

There are a couple of approaches to calculate road traffic on a map. The best option would be to actually have someone being stuck...

Chinese GPS Alternative – Beidou – Mandated For Use In Commercial Vehicles

Beidou, China's own competitor to GPS, has been officially available for civilian and commercial use since December 2012. It had previously been restricted to the...

Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

5 Alternative Apps for Those Who Hate the New Google Maps

For those who "despise" the new Google Maps but are constantly fans of geolocation... You practically can't please everybody. Because of the different traits, characters,...

Map.me Pro app for free after acquisition by Russian Mail.ru

Two weeks ago we’ve reported that Maps.me has been acquired by Mail.ru - Russian internet giant - for an undisclosed sum. Yesterday Maps.me Pro...

Google Maps starts using Waze traffic crowd-sourced data

Two months ago Google acquired Israeli social traffic and community start-up Waze (for around $1bln) which changed the landscape in world's real-time traffic business....
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Top offline GPS navigation apps to download before traveling in 2019

If there’s anything all those out-of-town road trips have taught explorers is that you cannot take GPS navigation for granted. Sure, Google Maps works...

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