Buying your ski pass from your iPhone thanks to “iSkiPass” from SKIDATA

This solution is the first ski pass reservation application for iPhones. It is immediately available on the App Store – under “iSkiPass” – and will soon be accessible on other mobile platforms.

Telia Navigator No 1 navigation solution in Sweden

Appello Systems recently introduced its mobile navigation solution on iPhone. Telia Navigator was launched on App Store on February 2, with instant success.

Intrinsyc’s Destinator Delivers Social Media with GyPSii API

Intrinsyc Software International and GyPSii announced a partnership to integrate GyPSii’s award-winning social media and contextual advertising/coupon functionality into the Destinator navigation application for smartphones. The combination of the two heralds a first for the mobile navigation segment with the full integration of social media features into a mobile turn-by-turn navigation application.

Apple prevents third party developers from using its iPhone platform to enable location based advertising

In a recent posting on its iPhone developer site, Apple informed developers how the Core Location framework for the iPhone allows third parties to build applications which know where end users are and can deliver information based on their location, such as local weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, and other location-based information.

Free Ski Maps for the iPhone from RouteBuddy

RouteBuddy and OpenPisteMap are pleased to announce the release of free worldwide ski maps for the iPhone.
It’s the Ski season, so select OpenPisteMap in RouteBuddy Atlas 1.2, download the map tiles, and use OpenPisteMap offline to see where you are on the piste; Find the lift, arrange places to meet with friends, tour, track your [...]

Google’s Near Me Now works in the Android and iPhone web browsers

Google has now enabled “Near Me Now” on the iPhone and Android web browsers, whereas before it only worked in the Google Maps application. The usage model is simple enough, just type in google.com, click on “Near Me Now” and then look at what’s around you.

Turn-by-turn navigation app Mobile Maps India available for all major mobile phone platforms, ranks as no.1 top paid nav app at iTunes in India

Sygic and MapmyIndia, India’s leading map provider, have come together to launch ‘MapmyIndia Sygic Mobile Maps’. The application converts GPS-enabled mobile phones into GPS navigators, allowing seamless travel anywhere in India. The application uses the highly accurate MapmyIndia maps with the power of Sygic software to offer the best GPS navigation solution for mobile phones. It has already become the number 1 grossing mobile application and number 1 top paid navigation app on iPhone iTunes App Store in India.

Magellan is the latest GPS vendor to release the iPhone app

And the latest GPS device maker to release its own iPhone app is Magellan. They’ve announced Magellan RoadMate turn-by-turn navigation application, alongside a “new innovative vehicle mounting cradle for the iPhone and iPod touch devices” that will be available later in December.

RouteBuddy Ltd announce the release of four more 1:24,000 scale Topo State Maps for the iPhone and iPod touch.

The four new US States covered with detailed USGS maps are: Virginia, Maine, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

NAVIGON Selects INRIX as the Exclusive Provider of Real-Time Traffic Info in Europe and North America

INRIX and NAVIGON AG announced that NAVIGON will use INRIX’s real-time traffic information exclusively to power its PND products in Europe as well as its highly successful iPhone navigation App in Europe and North America. NAVIGON just recently introduced the first pan-European real-time traffic products with the launch of the NAVIGON 8450 Live and 6350 Live.