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Scout adds crowdsourced incident reporting to nav apps

The latest update to this navigation app helps users find fun things to do, share those things with friends, and avoid traffic along the way.

By July 19, 2013


Update to Trapster lets Android users vet road hazards

Trapster adds the ability to vote on the validity of reported road hazards with a simple thumbs-up and thumbs-down system.

By July 27, 2011


Telenav Scout app getting 3D landmarks, traffic improvements

Telenav gives us an early peek at future updates to its mobile navigation app for Android and iPhone.

By April 15, 2013


Navteq buys Trapster speed-trap reporting service

Map and traffic data giant purchases upstart police speed-trap reporting app and service for an undisclosed sum.

By December 14, 2010


Best map alternatives for Apple's iOS 6

Apple's new Maps app has users around the world tearing their hair out in frustration. Here are some of the best alternatives — from free, all the way through to premium.

By September 24, 2012


Trapster app steers you clear of speed traps

Tired of getting nabbed for doing 4 mph over the speed limit? This free and newly feature-packed app turns your iPhone into the modern equivalent of a radar detector.

By September 25, 2009


Apple bans DUI checkpoint apps on iOS devices

Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines to reject DUI checkpoint-locating apps.

By June 8, 2011


Maker of driving app miffed at RIM's takedown

The battle between lawmakers and app makers over applications that alert users to police presence has its first casualty. Meanwhile, similar apps on other platforms count themselves lucky, for now.

By March 30, 2011


Car Tech Live 197: Tale of two pocket rockets (podcast)

We drive the Honda CR-Z, and await the new VW Golf R; ratting out speed traps gets kinda legit; the VW that sounds like a guitar; and Google plays smashmouth with the auto nav industry.

By December 17, 2010


Google ad: Nexus S is better than your car's nav

Stating bluntly what many automotive manufacturers are starting to realize, Google released an ad that says the future of navigation and infotainment is probably on your phone.

By December 13, 2010