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What Google Navigation Means for iPhone Maps App, and for Turn-by-Turn Competitors

What Google Navigation Means for iPhone Maps App, and for Turn-by-Turn Competitors

Rene Ritchie 93

So while the dust is by no means settling following Google's bombshell announcement of their free Google Maps Navigation app for Android 2.0, it's thinning enough that we can start to survey the landscape again. In terms of the iPhone, Google is saying they're working with Apple to add the same or similar navigation features to the iPhone's built in Maps application that Android 2.0...

Updated: Google Maps Navigation [Free as in Just Free] for Android 2.0 -- Coming Eventually to iPhone

Updated: Google Maps Navigation [Free as in Just Free] for Android 2.0 -- Coming Eventually to iPhone

Rene Ritchie 33

UPDATE 3: As pointed out in the comments, there's no sign of ad support in Google Maps Navigation (at least not yet). It's just free as in free. UPDATE 2: According to Gizmodo, Google: implied they are working closely with Apple now on [Google Maps Navigation]. iPhone 2.2 saw Google Street View, could iPhone 3.2 see Google Maps Navigation? Let the drooling begin! UPDATE 1:...