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It was a disappointment to browse through the AppStore and not see any turn-by-turn software. The much anticipated TomTom app was nowhere to be found. No need to fear TeleNav...
07-11-2008, 01:30 AM #1
Turn-By-Turn Directions with TeleNav
It was a disappointment to browse through the AppStore and not see any turn-by-turn software. The much anticipated TomTom app was nowhere to be found. No need to fear TeleNav is here!
Coming soon to a 3g iPhone near you Telenav will fill the vacancy with their turn-by-turn navigation app utilizing the GPS build into the 3g iPhone. Some features will be colored 3D moving maps along with voice guidance and traffic aware routing. Price hasn't been mentioned yet but it is coming soon, and once you buy it it's yours, no subscriptions to keep it working. TeleNav already has GPS software for mobiles on both AT&T and Sprint, and popular opinion is that their software is leaps and bounds beyond Verizon's VZ Navigator. We're optimistic that this app will hold up to our expectations.
[Telenav via gizmodo]
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07-11-2008, 01:41 AM #2
07-11-2008, 01:41 AM #3
Ya i was pissed too when i didnt see Tom Tom but now im happy about this one...should be good...any idea when its coming around?
07-11-2008, 02:12 AM #4
Can't see it being very good :/
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07-11-2008, 02:17 AM #5
you guys are crazy...this is just another reason to go buy an iphone 3G tomorrow morning
cant wait to see this app in the appstore
07-11-2008, 02:20 AM #6
eh...i thot apple woulda had a tomtom like app with the build-in GPS!!!
whts the point in the 3g iphone if it doesnt actually have gps and 3g will never b faster than wi-fi!!!
07-11-2008, 02:42 AM #7
I thought apps like this were not allowed?
if it is, then sweet!!
Last edited by RonMexico; 07-11-2008 at 02:45 AM.
07-11-2008, 02:45 AM #8
I heard the 3g was gonna have fees out the *** and is gonna in the end be way more than the classic it's just another device for apple to screw you with
07-11-2008, 02:47 AM #9
07-11-2008, 04:11 AM #10
$10 more a month means $30 for data instead of $20. I am barely able to pay my $70 a month bill, I don't need another $10 tacked on.Phil Nolan
Modeler / Animator
High 5 Productions
07-11-2008, 04:15 AM #11
Well, too bad.. other people can, and if you can't, then it sucks :[ sorry
07-11-2008, 07:10 AM #12
Im not holding my breathe on this one, ill wait and see if it actually comes out
07-11-2008, 08:41 AM #13
no turn by turn nav is the reason I didn't get 3G iphone. only thing I really cared for. all the other issues like speaker and what not were never an issue for me.
If this does come out I'll get a 3G iphone.
07-11-2008, 09:00 AM #14
We knew that was going to be the case. With specific language in the SDK license preventing the creation of software that allows real time navigation it will be the jailbreakers only who have this.
07-11-2008, 01:02 PM #15
07-11-2008, 01:27 PM #16
07-11-2008, 03:27 PM #17
the "no turn by turn" simply applies to not being able to use the Google Maps section of the phone for the turn by turn. Since these tomtom and telenav programs use their own maps, it is aloud. From the pics i saw, i like the tomtom better...but if it never comes telenav would be fine!
07-12-2008, 11:15 AM #18
07-12-2008, 12:03 PM #19
Seriously, this makes me interested in a 3g again.
07-12-2008, 05:34 PM #20
i'm sure it won't be the cheapest program out there, but, to me, it would be very worth it. As long as there is no annual fee or subscription (i don't think there will be) i'm all over it!