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We are live on the ground in San Francisco this week for Macworld 2011, and one of our first meetings was with Navigon, which has reinvented itself in the US over the past few years, going from a company that makes personal navigation devices to strictly a software company thanks to the MobileNavig...

January 27th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Germany navigation firm Navigon's turn-by-turn app for Android has been available in some European countries for much of the year, but it's hitting the US for the first time this week. Major features include the so-called "Reality Scanner," Navigon's take on augmented reality, lane-level navigation...

October 27th 2010 at 6:30am 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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Even as the rise of free navigation apps gives most paid competitors pause (if not killing them outright), Navigon has managed to stay well ahead of the pack with a robust, oft-updated smartphone solution, despite charging over $80 for the privilege. But now, even that last bit can change. For $30,...

March 17th 2010 at 8:39am 0 Comments
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We'd heard that Navigon would be bringing navigation to Android, and here at CES it's gone one better: MobileNavigator is coming to Android and Windows Mobile. The app will feature Navigon's trademark Reality View Plus view and Lane Assistant Pro features on both platforms, and it'll sell for $89 o...

January 7th 2010 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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A little later than previously alluded to, but Navigon's finally rolling out live traffic update to its MobileNavigator iPhone app. Same prices as mentioned before, it'll regularly be $24.99, but for the next four weeks, it's only gonna ring up at $19.99 for lifetime use, no monthly fees. Not that...

November 9th 2009 at 7:35pm 0 Comments