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TomTom licenses its maps data to Apple for iOS6

12 June, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
TomTom licenses its maps data to Apple for iOS6 - read the full textYesterday at WWDC 2012 Apple announced their new Maps app, boasting an entirely new look, crowd-sourced traffic info as well as turn-by-turn navigation. The announcement confirmed the rumors that Apple has now officially stopped partnering with Google for the iOS map application. Instead,...

 

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nothing beats Nokia Drive..it got 3D building, live traffic updates, speed limits and all that a Garmin GPS standalone device gives and all these for more than 2 years now :)

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  • 2012-06-15 05:20
  • sSTb

TomTom = LostLost

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  • 2012-06-13 18:17
  • YgA}

Why didn't they use garman? Their much better than tom tom.

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  • 2012-06-13 16:57
  • RuSr

Any1 know why Apple didn't buy TomTom? I mean they're cheap, their market cap is like 750mil, that's small change for Apple. I think eventually they will buy them. Apple doesn't need TomTom but they need TeleAtlas IP.

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  • 2012-06-13 10:10
  • MRdq

Quite a pleasant surprise that a lot are saying that Nokia Drive is the best considering the sales of their smartphones.

They've offered free turn by turn navigation for over 2 years now and they also own Navteq.

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  • 2012-06-13 09:16
  • vcAS

I have TomTom on my iphone 4. I have no problem with it, even when there is no mobile reception. It works off GPS.

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  • 2012-06-13 03:31
  • uBNg

> In reply to Stadtionalist @ 2012-06-12 22:20 from 0w5F - click to readnokia maps are not tomtom, but navteq.

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  • 2012-06-13 00:57
  • 3ZX1

No matter what Google's will all ways make money of apple. The google map is nothing. How many times do u go on Youtube a day ? Thats how google make there money from you

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  • 2012-06-13 00:02
  • 427K

While we were hiking in Germany my friends were using TomTom with their iPhones. No signal or no routes. My N9 did everything vice versa offline :)

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  • 2012-06-12 23:33
  • mI3k

Great idea but it's only for the iPhone 4s

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  • 2012-06-12 23:27
  • 3GG2

> In reply to aeo @ 2012-06-12 21:20 from 6p5s - click to readNokia Maps is TomTom too...

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  • 2012-06-12 22:20
  • 0w5F

> In reply to KK @ 2012-06-12 15:45 from QsUP - click to readI think yours is the best statement,,Just have a proper stand alone satnav and let your smartfone do all your usual stuff,I do, its so much better and easier to keep devices seperate in this scenario.

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  • 2012-06-12 22:19
  • nEAx

Nothing can beat the free Nokia Maps! Nokia is the best.

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  • 2012-06-12 21:20
  • 6p5s

This was a dumb move by Apple. There is no transit information on Apple's maps. People in the urban cores around the world depend on Google's transit info.
And Tom Tom? What's the matter, Garmin too expensive?

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  • 2012-06-12 19:41
  • Ya0m

Apple is going for the 'Kill'...

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  • 2012-06-12 18:21
  • 861T

I prefer tomtom navigation rather than google maps...

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  • 2012-06-12 18:11
  • 3Ccn

Do not update to ios6
Google maps forever should have added street view instead of new map system

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  • 2012-06-12 18:04
  • LhT4

Sygic for android kicks ass, nuff said...

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  • 2012-06-12 17:46
  • mx4d

> In reply to WillJShore @ 2012-06-12 16:57 from mX1L - click to readits the apple way. thats proof enough bro

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  • 2012-06-12 17:46
  • 3AxW

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