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Review: Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation on Android 2.0

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Dec 1st, 2009 at 11:58AM

It's no secret that we've been openly critical of the prices charged by automakers for built-in GPS navigation systems. Frankly, paying $2,000 or more for an in-dash system when you can buy stand-alone navigation units for as little as $100 is ridiculous. Even the newer, larger seven-inch screen units are now down to as little as $250, and even though they aren't tied in to a vehicles' wheel sensors, they tend to be plenty accurate. Now, however, there is a new option that is even cheaper – as in (sort of) free. It's only "sort of" free because the Google maps turn-by-turn... Read More

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