TomTom for iPhone

TomTom has released its latest version of the TomTom App for iPhone. Users can now use their photo gallery as an address book by enabling them to select and navigate to any geo-tagged photo. Also, iPhone 4 users will experience enhanced graphics with support for retina display and faster, more-responsive navigation.

  • OPTIMIZED FOR IPHONE 4 (iPhone 4 only): Turn-by-turn navigation with TomTom just got even better, with high resolution graphics and sharper maps. Menus are more responsive and positioning is more accurate, even with limited GPS reception. The TomTom app takes full advantage of your iPhone 4.

  • NAVIGATE-TO-PHOTO: Got a photo of the place you want to go? Simply tap on the image and TomTom will take you there. You no longer need to enter an address to get going. What you see is where you’ll go!

  • NEW, UPDATED MAPS: Drive with the latest maps. TomTom maps include 1 million more miles of US roads than competitors.

Navigation to a geo-tagged photo is an interesting new feature but I'm having trouble imagining its usefulness. I think it'd be faster to type in the name of the place you want to go than to sift through your photo albums to find a picture of your wanted destination. It seems to be more of a novelty feature that you show off to your friends. Maybe it's just me, so I'm asking you. TomTom users, have you tried this new feature? What do you think of it? Do you picture yourself using it often?

[$49.99 (TomTom USA) - iTunes link]