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2010-11-01 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Portable GPS models are now packed with more features, but you might have a hard time trying to decipher functions such as "text-to-speech" or "lane assist." Consumer Reports narrowed down which features are worth looking for and which can be bypassed in the December issue of the magazine. The report is also available to subscribers of www.ConsumerReports.org. Updated daily, ConsumerReports.org is the go-to site for the latest auto...

2010-10-27 05:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The eponymous star of MTV's hit animated television series, Daria, is the latest voice download available for Garmin and TomTom GPS devices from NavTones.com. In a global partnership with MTV Networks, Seattle-based Wanderlust Media has added Lawndale High's notorious outcast to the world's largest catalog of exclusive GPS voice downloads. With humble beginnings as a spinoff of MTV's Beavis and Butt-Head, Daria quickly became a cult hero to the Gen X crowd...

2010-09-30 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today announced its first in-dash car navigation systems for the U.S. market, featuring technology powered by industry leader TomTom. Designed to offer drivers the ultimate package of technology, innovation and style, the new XNV-770BT and XNV-660BT A/V navigation systems feature some of the most advanced car audio, video and navigational technologies in market today. "TomTom's expertise in navigation and our long-standing tradition of premium...

2010-07-28 09:00:00

DUSSELDORF, Germany, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX®, the leading provider of traffic and driver services, announced it has expanded its European real-time traffic coverage to 18 countries making it the largest traffic network in Europe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060424/SFM077LOGO-b) With the launch of real-time traffic information in Ireland, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia since February,...

2010-07-07 18:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with DENSO Corp., a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, to further the development of each company's current and future products. The agreement with DENSO builds on prior patent agreements Microsoft announced with leading makers of personal navigation devices, such as Alpine Electronics Inc., Pioneer Corp. and TomTom NV. Through this agreement, DENSO will gain...

2010-06-29 05:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Reports provides a list of useful smart-phone apps for drivers, tested for the major smart-phone platforms, in the August issue of the magazine. Some of the apps are free. The full list is available in the August issue of Consumer Reports, which goes on sale June 29. The reports are also available to subscribers of www.ConsumerReports.org. Updated daily, ConsumerReports.org is the go-to site for the latest auto reviews, product...

2010-06-08 06:00:00

NOVI, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Telematics Detroit -- INRIX, the leading provider of traffic services, introduced a mobile developer kit (MDK) today that helps speed to market breakthrough traffic-enabled navigation and location-based applications that integrate smartphone functionality with in-car display and/or voice controls. The company also announced the upcoming release of a new iPad version of INRIX Traffic!, its popular app for commuters. (Photo:...

2010-04-22 04:00:00

LONDON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the automotive navigation market, Frost & Sullivan recognises TomTom N.V. (TomTom) with the "2010 European Automotive Navigation Company of The Year Award." Despite tough market conditions, TomTom has managed to perform consistently and is the market leader within Europe for portable navigation devices (PNDs). The company enjoys a significant 45 per cent market share and has retained its 24 per cent share in the North...

2010-03-03 18:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and KANAZAWA, Japan, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and I-O Data Device Inc. have entered into an agreement that will provide I-O Data's customers with patent coverage for their use of I-O Data's products running Linux and other related open source software. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Specifically, the patent covenants apply to I-O Data's network-attached storage devices and its routers, which run Linux. Although the...

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2010-01-21 15:28:06

On Thursday, Nokia announced the launch of a free satellite navigation system on its cellphones. This move is expected to boost handset sales and prices after the No. 1 cellphone maker brings free navigation to 20 million smartphones. "I'm sure Nokia's real enemy here is Google," analyst Tero Kuittinen from MKM Partners told Reuters. Google has offered a blow to the satnav market leaders such as TomTom and Garmin.  The satnav market is a $25 billion industry. "It's a major shock for...


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