~ Introducing new ways to find new places ~
CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — August 21, 2012 — TomTom launches a new version (v1.11) of its Navigation app for iPhone and iPad. Customers with an older version of the app can download it for free. They’ll then be able to navigate to addresses found on the internet, search with foursquare™*, and get the very latest TomTom maps.
Drivers can now quickly and easily navigate to places they’ve found on websites and other apps by copying an address and pasting it into their TomTom Navigation app. There’s no need to type as the app will automatically work out the destination and direct them straight there.
While v1.10 integrated Facebook Places with the app, v1.11 adds foursquare. After linking foursquare to the TomTom app, users can search and navigate to their favorite foursquare places, checking in to collect points on arrival.
“Drivers now have new ways to find places with their TomTom app,” says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director Consumer at TomTom. “This should be particularly helpful when people are off on holidays and day trips. They can find great places to visit and get there fast with foursquare or a quick copy-paste. And that leaves more time to relax and have fun.”
Beyond the new search facilities, v1.11 brings other improvements to TomTom Navigation for iPhone. Changes have also been made to the user interface to make the app even more intuitive to use.
Pricing and Availability
The latest version of the TomTom Navigation app for iPhone and iPad is available as a free download to customers with an earlier version of the app.
For new customers, the app can be purchased for $49.99 at the Apple App Store.
*Foursquare, is a location-based social networking website for mobile devices, such as smartphones. Users "check in" at venues using a mobile website, text messaging or a device-specific application by selecting from a list of venues the application locates nearby.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has over 3,500 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.
Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.
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