Turn-by-turn navigation rolled out to UK Android phones

Gerald Lynch Android apps, Google, Satellite Navigation systems, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

US readers may already be revelling in the delights of turn-by-turn navigation on their Android handsets, but now UK Android phone owners can do a celebratory little robot dance too as it's been rolled out now to us Brits…

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1.4 million grab Nokia's free Ovi Maps

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It's been less than two weeks since Nokia announced that its Ovi Maps Naviagtion app was available for free, but it's already been downloaded 1.4 million times, breaking the million mark by the end of last week. The app…

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Nokia smartphones to get free global sat nav

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Google may have recently announced its free navigation service, but Nokia's announcement today totally trounces that one. From March, all new Nokia GPS smartphones are to get Ovi Maps. For free. WORLDWIDE. While Google's service is US-based only, Nokia's…

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Medion GoPal P5430 – feature-packed sat nav with a 5" screen

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I love Medion. They always manage to put out technology with really good specs that doesn’t cost the earth. This Sat Nav is rather pricy compared to its competitors. It’s got some nifty features, though, and a whopping 5″ screen, to compensate.

Let’s start with the price. £175. That’s more than double the price of some of the other sat navs on the market, according to a quick Amazon search. So what are you getting for your cash?

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TomTom adds 12 months of breakdown recovery to its satnavs

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Want a satnav, but haven’t taken the plunge yet? Well, now’s a great time, because Tom Tom has just announced TomTom ONE and XL Assist. These packages come with 12 months of free breakdown assistance in the UK or Western Europe, depending on how much you fancy paying…

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Shiny Video Review: Nokia 6210 Navigator

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If you drive a lot, you’ll know the value of a sat nav. That constant nagging voice urging to you bear left. Bit of a problem in pedestrianised areas, though – or when you leave the safety of the car. Nokia have spotted that gap, and this is their Navigator phone, which comes with a big button to activate the GPS…

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