Smart, easy-to-use, turn-by-turn navigation on your iPhone, whenever and wherever you need it
CONCORD, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 22, 2010 — TomTom, the world’s leading provider of location and navigation solutions, announces that the latest version of the TomTom App for iPhone can be purchased on the App Store starting today. The TomTom App for iPhone version 1.4 is compatible with iOS 4 and, among many new features, now includes multitasking functionality* that allows users to receive turn-by-turn directions while their iPhone is running other Applications.
With version 1.4, TomTom has integrated several situation-specific multitasking capabilities to the App to ensure that users can continue to receive the best routing directions from their TomTom App even while they take advantage of other iPhone Applications:
The latest version of the TomTom App for iPhone version 1.4 includes additional advanced features to enhance the navigation experience:
“TomTom continues to deliver innovative solutions that enable users to reach their destinations while driving more efficiently and more safely,” said Tom Murray, senior vice president of market development for TomTom Inc. “We’re pleased to introduce the latest version of TomTom App for iPhone upon the release of iOS 4. Now iPhone users can benefit from TomTom's industry-leading navigation and, with its new multitasking functionality*, can also take advantage of other great iPhone features while they continue to receive uninterrupted guidance from the TomTom App."
With TomTom Traffic, TomTom App users receive real-time traffic updates and incident reports on their routes. As soon as any delay is found, users are notified and can be automatically re-routed to an alternate, faster route. TomTom Traffic for iPhone users is available via in-App purchase for an additional $19.99 for 12 months of service.
Availability and Price
The TomTom App for iPhone is available at the App Store. Continental and regional versions of the TomTom App for iPhone for iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch users are available today at http://www.tomtom.com/tomtom-app.
Pricing varies by region. TomTom is currently offering the U.S.A. and U.S. & Canada versions of the App at $49.99 and $59.99, respectively.
TomTom App for version 1.4 runs on OS 3.0 and iOS 4, however users should upgrade to iOS 4 to be able to take advantage of all of the new features.
* Available on iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch 3 <