In a monthly segment, we’ll be taking a look at new device announcements, network carrier news, Android apps, and more, in India.
When TomTom for Android finally launched back in October, any celebration was minimal due to limited device support. Luckily, an update released today brings support for increased screen resolutions and therefore more devices.
It has taken TomTom so long to bring its popular offline navigation apps to Android that you’d be forgiven for thinking they got lost along the way. If you’ve been waiting for a good offline solution then you might want to take a look.
Though the Android ecosystem has its fair share of navigation system app, with Google’s home brewed offering doing a mighty fine job already, it certainly won’t hurt to have TomTom finally jumping onboard. After a not so subtle hint two months ago, TomTom for Android is ready to direct you to your destination and stop you from getting lost – pretty soon.
Greatly popular automotive navigation systems manufacturer TomTom has had an iOS-special nav app available in Apple’s App Store for almost three years. Unfortunately, the app didn’t make its way to Android devices as well, even though we’ve had numerous promises from TomTom over the last couple of years or so. Another promise has just been made by the Dutch-based company’s officials in an exclusive talk with the guys at Pocket-lint. According to TomTom co-founder Peter-Frans Pauwels, an exclusive Android app will be launching “fairly soon”. “Summer season is important for us” said TomTom’s co-founder, adding that he can “confirm the…