TomTom finally have released its navigation app for Android devices with all those features which were not fully present in Google Maps and the big one of those is offline maps. The TomTom maps are stored in your device and no mobile data is needed when you are on the go, hence no fee to be cost.
A popular navigation services provider, TomTom, has announced that they are previewing a navigation application for Android platform at IFA 2012. The Android application will incorporate with TomTom navigation, map and HD traffic details, IQ Routing with the fastest routes and the most accurate arrival times. The application is set for release in October 2012.
Nokia Car Mode, that runs within your smartphone to provide easy access and simplified user interface to the most relevant applications for in-car use. The simplified user interface and well designed interaction creates less distraction for the driver than traditional smartphone user interface.
It can not be avoided that Nokia Maps (aka Ovi Maps) are the most anticipated maps and navigational services around the world amongst any other Maps and Navigational services on any platform. Nokia previously made its web based maps available to HTML5 enabled browsers which directly facilitated Android and iOS devices, nonetheless with fewer features. Now a big and most awaited Nokia Maps on Windows Phone has been appeared with its full formed native app in Marketplace.
Today at the IAA - Iternationale Automobil Ausstellung, Nokia has announced a standalone smartphone application, Nokia Car Mode, for the in-car use of Nokia smartphones. The application features an optimized user interface and experience to simplify the use of Nokia Drive (an application for voice-guided car navigation with Nokia Maps), traffic updates, music and voice calls while driving. Main thing to tell that Nokia Car Mode, as titled above, is to feature the support with MirrorLink (that is the way a smartphone will interact with the head-units in your car's dashboard.)