Parrot released their first car stereo powered by Android last year known as the Parrot Asteroid, but today they've just detailed three brand new devices that will bring Android to your car entertainment needs. The first being a 6.2-inch Double-Din full out system known as the Parrot Asteroid Smart, then they have a few tablets as well.
Google Maps. While this update isn't on the app side that will need downloading, instead it is backend features that will enable their real-time live traffic status alerts and details to an additional 130 cities across the US. That is a huge update if you ask us, and they've even included Costa Rica, and Panama City too.
Google Maps has offered transit times and updates for months, but now you'll get real-time updates and alerts in New York City.
Google Maps is continuing strong today with an announcement that their live traffic updates and info is being added to 7 new countries across the globe, and being expanded and improved in another 19. With more than 900,000 Android devices activated daily we're happy to have Google Maps and all its options.
Google Play. The app is CoPilot GPS, a free version of ALK's navigation software. ALK also has CoPilot Live for Android offering turn-by-turn navigation and off-line mapping selling for £20.
TeleNav, an alternative available on both Android and iOS. But plenty of others are: the company announced today that it had passed 27 million paying subscribers and 3.3 million free users as well. On Android four versions of TeleNav on offer: the standard app, a tablet version and modified versions specifically for Verizon and T-Mobile. They've also got an HTML5-based web navigation service that can be accessed by apps.
Google Maps today with even more support for HD displays like the Galaxy Nexus and other 720p and higher HD screens. Along with the update we also get some new features to Google Navigation. Previously we could get walking, driving, or biking directions but today they've added that same "preferred transit mode" option to Google Navigation. So now you can get full voice-guided navigation while driving or walking.
TeleNav has just unveiled the full details on their new HTML 5 powered and web-based navigation service. No longer will users need to download an app, or leave the app they are in for turn-by-turn navigation and directions. With Scout for Apps by TeleNav developers can add simple voice-guided navigation services directly into any application, or web site.