NAVIGON – first onboard iPhone navi app to add Google Local Search

NAVIGON has announced the availability of the fourth free update for its iPhone navigation App, MobileNavigator.

The update offers the integration of online Google Local Search into the application, an industry first among on-board navigation Apps for the iPhone.

The update also includes many new functions such as an enhanced pedestrian navigation, an audiobook mode, directions in a turn-by-turn list format, an Emergency Help function, geographic Coordinate Input and more. In order to introduce this major update to the market, NAVIGON reduces the price of the App from $89.99 to $59.99 until January 11, 2010.

The latest version makes use of the iPhone connectivity capabilities, enhancing the navigation experience with Internet connected services such as recently launched Traffic Live, and now the integration of Google Local Search.

Users have instant access to the most up to date point of interest (POI) search results. Simply entering “steak”, for example, provides a comprehensive list of steak restaurants nearby. It is also possible to search for places in a certain area by just adding, for example, the name of the city to the search.

Source: NAVIGON.

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