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Navigon is one of the best navigation software on the market today for the mobile market. In Europe they still sell their Personal Navigation Devices, but worldwide they sell their navigation software on the Microsoft Windows Phone 6.x  and Apple iOS platforms. However today the announced launch of their Navigation software for the Android Smartphones. We have covered the Navigon Software on other platforms earlier. But besides the Apple iOS and Windows Mobile platform , they have added now their Navigation Software to the Android (Google). The special price for the MobileNavigator for the first two week is $39.99  in the Android Market and Google Checkout. After that the price will be a one time Read more

Today in Amsterdam, TomTom have announced their new flagship called TomTom Go 1000 Live.  It features a brand new design and will be equipped with state of the art components like a capacitive touchscreen, a 500 MHZ ARM 11 processor, 128 MB RAM memory, 4 GB of Internal storage for maps, a custom-built Broadcom GPS chip, a Webkit based browser and if you buy this PND, you will have Live Services free for ONE YEAR. After that it will cost less than 50 Euros for one year. Beginning in June, you can use the Live Services in 33 countries across Europe, featuring local information about petrol prices, services and weather. Read more

Until now, the largest micro SDHC Memory card for your Mobile Device was 16 Gigabytes. Enough to store your maps, pictures, videos and music. The demand for more memory keeps on growing everyday and now SanDisk is the world’s first to ship their new 32 Gigabyte micro SDHC Memory Card. “With the large volume of photos, videos and music that consumers create and carry around, a high-capacity memory card is a must-have component of today’s smartphone. Smartphones have evolved far beyond the simple phone call. They serve as mobile offices, music players, movie theaters, cameras, video recorders, GPS devices and gateways to the mobile Internet. The highly-versatile 32GB SanDisk microSDHC Read more

Navigon announced today an update for their iPhone MobileNavigator application.  We reviewed both the iPhone and Windows Phone version of the Navigon MobileNavigator earlier. The iPhone version has been around a little longer and had some minor updates. The latest update adds Social Media connectivity. A simple tap on a icon will post your current location and your ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) without leaving your navigation screen. The social media account that work with the application are Twitter and Facebook. Another update which is part of the free upgrade are the Navigon MyRoutes. This feature will analyze driving habits, patterns, location, time/day and provides up to three routes clearly displayed Read more

A couple of months ago we took a look at the Navigon Mobile Navigator for the iPhone .  After a couple years in absence, due to the focus on the Personal Navigation Systems, Navigon has come back to the Windows Phone Market. Navigon also released a version for the Android platform. Some key feature of the Navigon Mobile Navigator for Windows Phone are: Reality View Pro (on devices with landscape format support) displays photo realistic 3D views with actual road signs and lane guidance for virtually every highway interchange and exit drivers will encounter. Lane Assistant Pro Helps drivers prepare to make an upcoming exit or turn by providing a lane map complete Read more

A few weeks ago, ProClip USA / Brodit introduced their latest product for the new HTC HD2: A Charging and Non-Charging holder for your HTC HD2, so you can use your new device safely in your car. Like many other accessories, I think this is a must-have for every HTC HD2 owner. I have been using the Proclip USA / Brodit products for many years now and if you don’t know the company here is some background on the company: Brodit develops and manufactures products for installation of communication devices in vehicles. Brodit was founded in 1983 and is located in Karlsborg, Sweden. The company has 80 employees, is market leader in Read more

Powermat send us some samples of their wireless charging solutions to us to give you all a feel for their products. With many cables out there, we all want to reduce these huge amounts of cables and get rid of our clutter. The Powermat is a step in the right direction in reducing some of the extra cables you might use when creating your own charging stations or with all your individual chargers. The Powermat will allow you to charge 3 different devices  wireless and one extra device by using the integrated USB port. The Powercube comes with 8 possible connector tips which will allow you to charge nearly all mobile devices on Read more

At the IFA 2009 in Berlin Navigon released their new navigation systems: The Navigon 8410 and the Navigon 8450 Live are Navigon’s top products at the moment. MobilityMinded had the chance to review the 8410 and take a good look at the new possibilities of this Navigation device. What’s in the box First of we’ll take a look of what’s in the box. The version I got to review luckily was no pre-production model so what I found in the reviewed version should be in the retail version too. Here is what’s in the box: Navigon 8410 navigation device screen protector pouch windscreen mount USB-cable and a wall-connector 12V charging Read more