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Here's a nice idea. If you have a WiFi iPad but would like to use that big screen for navigation, now you have a solution. With a small hardware plug in, and the CoPilot Live software, you can navigate without needing a data plan. "People have always been so disappointed when we've told them th...

January 24th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If Apple Maps or Google Maps for iOS are not your cup of tea, fear not. There are other, low-cost options out there to choose from. The folks who make CoPilot Live Premium for iOS asked me to take their app for a spin, and was glad to take a look. The basic app is now on sale for US$9.99, which...

January 7th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Well, how about US$2.99 for CoPilot Live Standard? It features a 2D map, with voiced turn-by-turn directions. CoPilot Live Premium adds 3D maps with lane assistance and alternate routes. It's $14.99 during the sale, which ends October 31. In both versions, maps are stored onboard and don't need...

October 13th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Nobody likes getting lost, and nobody likes paying too much for a reheated lunch at a franchise restaurant when there's a mouthwatering family joint hiding just around the corner. Wouldn't you know it, there's an app that solves those problems -- quite a few of the things, as it turns out. Followi...

April 9th 2010 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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The makers of CoPilot Live North America are including free search from within its iPhone app. Previously the search function was a premium add-on. CoPilot Live is $34.99 with most of the features users expect, like turn by turn voice directions, 2D and 3D driving views and U.S. plus Canada Maps....

February 17th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Today it's CoPilot live, continuing a holiday sale price of U.S. $24.99 [iTunes link] through the end of December. We've had a look at the app before. It is good for a low-cost app, but the database seems a bit out of date and the POI list is limited. The new version adds live traffic, local search...

December 3rd 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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We're seeing a lot of updates to navigation applications, and the latest is for the CoPilot Live app [iTunes link] for the iPhone. As promised, the company has updated the map data to fix mistakes or omissions that were reported by users. The latest update also adds iPod controls within the app, whi...

November 6th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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CoPilot Live [iTunes link] for North American roads is becoming the little engine that could. At only US$34.99 it is quickly adding new features, and in this latest update has added the coveted text to speech capability. For drivers, that means the nav app will say "turn left on Elm street" instead...

September 30th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Our Saturday review of CoPilot Live [iTunes Link] raised some interesting questions among users of the US$34.99 app. TUAW reader Jeremy sent us an email this morning wondering why the Live Local Search feature of the app is now a paid feature, when it was free on the first version that was released...

September 21st 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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What's there to say about the TG01? It's under ten millimeters thin, rocks a GPS and a 4.1-inch display, and with that 1GHz Snapdragon chip under the proverbial hood, we're counting on some serious multimedia action. Now that we're gearing up for MWC, ALK Technologies has just announced that it's m...

February 13th 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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What's there to say about the TG01? It's under ten millimeters thin, rocks a GPS and a 4.1-inch display, and with that 1GHz Snapdragon chip under the proverbial hood, we're counting on some serious multimedia action. Now that we're gearing up for MWC, ALK Technologies has just announced that it's m...

February 13th 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments