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TomTom’s announced that starting from today its TomTom navigation app for the iPhone can be purchased through Apples App Store.
As well as making the navigation app available through the App Store, TomTom have also made maps for Brazil and Mexico available to TomTom app for iPhone users.
It’s official, the TomTom car kit for the iPhone is now available in most of Europe.
TomTom announced that starting from today* the car kit can be purchased from either their online store or Apple’s online store.
Virgin Mobile has announced that it will debut its GPS service on the LG Rumor2 phone.
Virgin Navigator is powered by Networks in Motion and should be available later this month. The application will offer all the usual features you expect to find on a modern GPS including voice spoken turn-by-turn direction, local search, traffic conditions, gas prices, weather and more.
I was starting to believe that the TomTom iPhone Car Kit was nothing more than a mythical entity that could go have a cup of tea with the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot.
My skepticism however has had to be put to one side as recombu.com finally got their hands on one and gave us a quick review of the product. According to them:
The iPhone has yet another new navigation app this week in the form of the MotionX-GPS Drive.
Fullpower Technologies, a Californian start-up company are the people who bring us this new navigation app and by all accounts they plan on competing with the big boys.
CNET reported yesterday that TomTom had finally released the price to the TomTom iPhone Car Kit. It reported that you can expect to spend around $120 for car kit and the TomTom navigation app was not included.
That’s great for people who want to know the price in the US, but what about the EU? On further investigation it turns out that TomTom has released the price for Europe too. TidBits reports:
CNET reports that TomTom has finally released the price for the “TomTom iPhone Car Kit.” According to CNET you can expect to spend about $120 for the car kit. This is for the car kit alone and doesn’t include the TomTom turn-by-turn application, which would cost an additional $99. The car kit is apparently due for release next month.
TomnTom have issued a statement about the price of the “coming soon” car kit for the iPhone.
The TomTom iPhone app is currently being sold for £60 in the UK but is still missing its buddy and friend, the purpose built “TomTom Car Kit for iPhone.”
This morning it looked as if we would finally be able to get our hands on one of the new car kits when the UK Apple store posted details about the product.
Pioneer has released a free iphone app that is designed to work with their two new in-dash navigation systems. The app will be compatible with their new AVIC-U31OBT and AVIC-C11OBT. The app called AVIC FEEDS will permit iphone users and Pioneer AVIC user the chance to link the two devices allowing the driver an array of options that were currently not available.