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  • TomTom Turn by Turn GPS - $100 in AppStore Now

    TomTom iPhone navigation software has been rumored for over a year, and kept appearing in the media... and it's finally here.

    Priced at a wallet-crunching $99.99, TomTom U.S. and Canada is just as good as the TomTom products - with a few big usability features that shine, mostly benefits of the iPhone OS itself. Pinch and zoom on the map works as expected, as well as plugging in an address from your recent searches or anyone in your contacts. Of course it also works in both landscape and portrait mode.

    I haven't tried out the IQ Routes TomTom touts as "award-winning technology," but the premise is it calculates the smartest, most efficient route - not just the shortest - based on the actual driving experience of millions of TomTom users.

    The app currently has maps for the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. The developer name they are using is TomTom International BV, which makes you think they'll be adding new countries soon... and at over 1.2 GB for this one, I'm betting they'll be separate apps. Hope you don't travel too much.

    A car mount is listed from TomTom, although there's no word on pricing or availability yet... which is strange since they link to that page from their AppStore listing.

    TomTom (iTunes Link)

    [thanks to JazJon and all who sent this one in]
    This article was originally published in forum thread: TomTom Turn by Turn GPS - $100 in AppStore Now started by Kyle Matthews View original post
    Comments 198 Comments
    1. nmejunkie's Avatar
      nmejunkie -
      Thank god for 32 gig iPhones
    1. Jgamble317's Avatar
      Jgamble317 -
      Yikes! thats a steep price point... i would have though since there not selling hardware included it would be less...
    1. mysteryskater125's Avatar
      mysteryskater125 -
      wow, $100 seems a bit much, don't ya think?
    1. deezine2000's Avatar
      deezine2000 -
      WOW $100 Bucks and then you have to buy the mount seperate??? not really worth it... Hopefully they will have a price drop or either give a free trial, before you have to make that much of an inve$tment...
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      I think the navigon interface is nicer
    1. Amraam's Avatar
      Amraam -
      Here's the kicker: us UK lot will still very likely have to pay $100 for the UK map, even though out "island" is a fraction of the size of the US.

      I'm very curious as to how this works with the built in GPS chip on the 3G
    1. dunlapface's Avatar
      dunlapface -
      Haha $100 and you can get a decent stand alone gps system that already comes with the windshield mount and stuff like that. This pricing is a huge mistake on tomtoms part if they even want to sell a decent amount of apps. Navigon is about have the price and it seems to have great reviews and such so I'm sure a lot of people will resort to that instead of paying a whopping $100 for the app without the accessories.
    1. xxpwnxx's Avatar
      xxpwnxx -
      damn first off the price is 100$ that makes it not worth it for unjailbroken users. and second off the size takes up a whole GB of space epic fail
    1. Jorgepinzon10's Avatar
      Jorgepinzon10 -
      Why would someone spend 100 bucks on this, if the built in map app does exactly the same thing?
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      ^ lol. Seriously?
    1. GixxerJJ's Avatar
      GixxerJJ -
      Holy RIP OFF!!
    1. jayson9's Avatar
      jayson9 -
      Quote Originally Posted by GixxerJJ View Post
      Holy RIP OFF!!
      First the 3Gs from Apple (which the 3G version was supposed to do all along - flaming speed HAH!), and now they are offering to screw everyone on App store software too! WOW.....

      Line up you 3Gs'rs, they can see ya coming!
    1. TheOnlyest's Avatar
      TheOnlyest -
      They musta lost their friggin minds!!
      I can buy a standalone GPS unit for less than $100.00!!!

      Didnt they do a price point comparison with comparable apps? I guess they figure there's one born every minute... but I wasn't one of them! Is TomTom a division of apple?? lol

      I guess i'll just wait to see what TeleAtlas comes up with.
    1. lazypineapple's Avatar
      lazypineapple -
      you can buy a TT for $50
      I don't get it 99.
    1. congyiszizu's Avatar
      congyiszizu -
      now in uk appstore 59.99.

      4 1/2 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews.

      oh it has speed camera alerts. i probably should of read that

      edit: only 241mb
    1. Adplaya's Avatar
      Adplaya -
      Does it have voice?
    1. Mista Brothason's Avatar
      Mista Brothason -
      I could get this without hurting my wallet but I already got a GPS in my car ha ha
    1. Real_Iphonecrazy's Avatar
      Real_Iphonecrazy -
      Priced to high. You can buy a stand alone gps device for less.

      $50 would of been more appropriate.
    1. glassJAw's Avatar
      glassJAw -
      I would buy it, if the mount was included and a blow job.
    1. xfsasx's Avatar
      xfsasx -
      Hopefully its amazing software for that price!