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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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> In reply to luvmynote @ 2012-06-12 16:52 from 3AxW - click to readis there any substance to your comments or are you just trying to post inacurate nonsence with no evidence to substantiate your post?

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  • 2012-06-12 16:57
  • mX1L

> In reply to markismakoy @ 2012-06-12 15:13 from vp1b - click to readApple didn't acquire TomTom. Apple acquired just a company that build the sistem and partenered with TomTom to use most of their maps.
For your iPhone i think after the update, Google maps will be replaced with TomTom maps ...

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  • 2012-06-12 16:56
  • 0C9x

i cant wait for apple users to get hit with extra charges to do things google maps does for free.. it shall be glorious. stop being ripped off and move to a cheaper OS

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  • 2012-06-12 16:52
  • 3AxW

can we use it in offline? i hope we can download full maps during WLAN connection and use it offline.

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  • 2012-06-12 16:46
  • K7cA

> In reply to KK @ 2012-06-12 15:45 from QsUP - click to readNokia Drive can even shame on many stand alone GPS device, & it's free, don't take my word for it, go try out yourself, I have install an 3rd party voice navigator in my android, it was absolute craps.

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  • 2012-06-12 16:38
  • vV5y

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 15:46 from AL$9 - click to readwill be supported in 6.1 just to confirm that they make the best os

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  • 2012-06-12 16:32
  • mAM0

rotten fruits trying to Be (isolated) from android. ... how naive...,

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  • 2012-06-12 16:31
  • IVWp

google maps google shmaps! bring on tim tom :)

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  • 2012-06-12 16:30
  • AL$9

I have ICS on my 4s too, it wipes the floor with the ios its faster, stronger and much easier to use on my 4s, would recommend to all!

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  • 2012-06-12 16:21
  • AL$9

I've heard with ios7 you'll be able to use street view in buildings

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  • 2012-06-12 16:21
  • AL$9

Maybe i've missed it, but will it be available offline by a-gps or will it use your data connection? because clearly it's possible to use the gps antenna (nokia drive).

Thanks in advance!

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  • 2012-06-12 16:11
  • MVfw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 15:57 from AL$9 - click to readmight look into that then! i like ICS on my Samsung

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  • 2012-06-12 15:59
  • mX1L

> In reply to .cephas @ 2012-06-12 15:52 from fXwP - click to readI'll be honest and say i love google maps its handy while on foot in the citites i travel to, but as a SATNAV I dont know about its reliability.

I'd love to have APPLE MAPS for driving if it uses TomTom maps but google maps for when i'm walking around the big cities.

I'm guessing you will still be able to download Google maps on the App Store if ios6 update removes it?

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  • 2012-06-12 15:58
  • mX1L

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 15:49 from mX1L - click to readYeah 4S can run ICS with a hack, daft as it sounds it works beautifully. Seamless. A joy...

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  • 2012-06-12 15:57
  • AL$9

> In reply to vnky @ 2012-06-12 15:15 from vG0@ - click to readyes tomtom maps works like a charm in india..... try visit www.tomtom.com/en_in/

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  • 2012-06-12 15:54
  • U@%k

> In reply to markismakoy @ 2012-06-12 15:13 from vp1b - click to readIt will get updated when iOS6 is released. It's not a current update

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  • 2012-06-12 15:53
  • mT@W

> In reply to markismakoy @ 2012-06-12 15:13 from vp1b - click to readU can either upgrade to ios6 or be stuck with google maps

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  • 2012-06-12 15:52
  • fXwP

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 15:46 from AL$9 - click to readRunning ICS on your 4S?? What are you on about... Is that even possible.

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  • 2012-06-12 15:49
  • mX1L

HTC uses tomtom navigation for about two years now...

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  • 2012-06-12 15:47
  • gDEA

What about those of us running ICS on our 4S'??

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  • 2012-06-12 15:46
  • AL$9

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