Magellan’s iOS RoadMate GPS application gains free lifetime maps, Google local search and it just got a heck of a lot better with v2.0. One of the main reasons for sticking with Google Maps Navigation on the Android side is the availability of continually updated maps. Now version 2.0, the RoadMate app provides a new user interface, free lifetime maps, free traffic updates, Yelp API and Google local search for the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, other features include POI (points of interest) sharing, a OneTouch favorites menu, and highway lane assist. Users can also take phone calls………..
Magellan announced a new version of its RoadMate North America App for iPhone is now available on the App Store. With major user interface enhancements designed for mobile routing, it leverages Yelp’s API to integrate reviews of local businesses. The new app also features Google local search and maps of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, comes with free Lifetime map updates and includes Magellan’s Lifetime Traffic service that provides live traffic information and suggests alternate routes. “Magellan is committed to innovative development on the iOS platform. With the connectivity of the iPhone, we continue to refine our interface for mobile routing and are delivering sought-after features such as live searches, real time traffic and lifetime maps at no additional charge to our customers,” said Christine Liu, product marketing manager for Magellan GPS. The new Magellan RoadMate App transforms an iPhone into a full-featured GPS navigator with turn-by-turn voice guidance and spoken street names. Fully optimized for iPhone 4, the app delivers stunning visuals and enables turn-by-turn navigation to run in the background while users are on a call or while using another app simultaneously. The Magellan RoadMate North America App is also compatible with the 3rd and 4th generation iPod touch. With the addition of Magellan Premium Car Kit (sold separately), users can transform their iPod touch into an instant GPS navigator. The Magellan RoadMate North America App is available for $59.99 from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/ .