TomTom’s Navigation Android App Receives Update

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TomTom has updated its navigation Android App with support to new devices. TomTom navigation App now supports more than 200 devices which includes Android’s greatest and latest smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One X+, RAZR i, Xperia T, RAZR/RAZR MAXX and much more. A Long with new devices support it also brings some improvements, now you can store your maps on External memory. To make navigatiion more accesible during driving TomTom has introduced new Driving view. Now app can find locations from phone book also.

Here’s full Changelog:

  • Wider compatibility
    TomTom Navigation for Android v1.1 is optimized for use on all smartphones with a screen resolution between 800 x 480 pixels and 1280 x 800 pixels. It will also run on most Android tablets.
  • More reliable content downloads
    The download mechanism for maps has been improved. The app will complete a download without interruption, even when the user pushes the app to the background.
  • SD card map storage
    The update stores downloaded maps to the device’s SD card by default, freeing up storage space on the smartphone or tablet.
  • [US only] Improved navigation to contacts
    Now when drivers navigate to contacts, the app automatically selects the correct state so the driver doesn’t have to.

Other features of TomTom Navigation for Android:

  • Fully offline and navigable map. High-resolution maps offer fast offline rendering and routing, avoiding high data roaming charges when used abroad.
  • FREE Lifetime maps. Users will always have the latest map to ensure they get to their destination on time. Users will receive four free map updates per year for the life of the app.
  • IQ Routes. The fastest routes, the most accurate and reliable arrival times at all times of day.
  • HD Traffic. (available via in-app purchase) Live traffic updates help users to reach their destinations faster.
  • Speed Cameras. (available via in-app purchase) Avoid speeding fines with real-time camera alerts.
  • TomTom Places. Destination search results designed for drivers.
  • Multitasking support. Clear turn-by-turn guidance while on the phone.
  • Seamless integration. Integrates easily with Android smartphone contacts.
  • Advanced Lane Guidance. Provides extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions. Helps drivers merge, exit and change lanes with confidence.
  • Spoken Street Names. Allows drivers to keep their eyes on the road – spoken instructions now include street names, making turnings even clearer.

In October TomTom lands on Android with price of $50. If you bought it than you need to head over to Play Store to get v1.1 update.

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