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If you regularly drive in the city and you own a smartphone, chances are you have and use the Waze app. Next to social-media apps, this is likely the most frequently used application on your phone.And why wouldn't it?
Android update now available
Using Waze is a funny thing. On the one hand, we want to tell everyone we know about how wonderful and useful the crowdsourced navigation app is, and how it has given us the most traffic-free (which isn't saying much
Who's on your wish list?
If you haven't heard already, Morgan Freeman is now available as a downloadable voice for Waze. Unfortunately for us, the deep, soothing sound of the veteran actor is only available for US-based users, which means we'll have to settle
In Brazil, wrong navigation proved fatal
Traffic in Metro Manila is like entering Dante's Inferno: "Abandon all hope, ye who enter here." No one who encounters traffic leaves unaffected. It is a tiring, soul-sucking and depressing occurrence that a motorist never gets used to.And because
We're smiling just thinking about it
Don't you just hate it when a lousy navigator rides shotgun? It's difficult enough to deal with when he's getting you lost after every turn and boring you to sleep behind the wheel, and even worse when he's
Via new Your Timeline feature
To say that we live in a time that loves to document everything we do is a gross understatement. Social-media sites have now made it possible to record precious moments and share these very experiences with the rest of the world.
If you have an iPhone, that is
So the base variants of the Honda City got spiffy navigation systems last night. If you're feeling a little envious that the City VX and VX+ you bought don't have similar toys, you can stop feeling bad.Honda Cars Philippines
Offline navigation for any GPS-equipped smartphone
Thanks to mobile apps like Waze, people no longer have to purchase a dedicated GPS navigation system for their cars. Instead, smartphones on either iOS, Android, Windows Mobile or Blackberry operating systems can use the built-in GPS system to turn their
Which celebrity voice is on your wish list?
If you're tired of the stock voices that guide you on Waze, you can now add some spice to your daily commute: The voice of actor Terry Crews is now available on the navigation app.With the latest Waze update, you
Which one offers the best way to get around?
Guys of a certain age remember the first-generation Honda CR-V Sound Cruiser. It was a special-edition CR-V that had a Kenwood head unit, and Kenwood speakers attached to the roof. It was kind of cool, because it came
How to survive Metro Manila traffic with a smartphone
Mobile apps are nothing new anymore, but for those who are very late to join the smartphone game, there is a wealth of cool stuff that is handy for motorists who are trying their best to survive Metro Manila gridlock.One such
How does a 35% discount for a Vector GPS sound?
Shell Citibank cardholders who drop by the Explorer's Lounge at the Podium Mall in Ortigas Center can get exclusive discounts and privileges whenever they use the credit card in the establishment.The rewards start with a 35-percent discount on a
Presenting the RugGear
G&G International, the distributor behind products like Motospray, has brought into the Philippine market the RugGear, a robust, mobile communications device designed to withstand the tough outdoors.The RugGear is basically a military-grade, dual-SIM mobile phone that is IP67-
Good things to have in case you get lost
AVT, the Philippine company that pioneered GPS vehicle navigation and multimedia devices, will be showing off its new products at the upcoming Philippine International Motor Show to be held on August 16 to 19, 2012, at the World Trade Center in Pasay
Getting lost is not an option
By now, you already know that Mitsubishi Motors Philippines has introduced a 1.6-liter version of the Lancer EX, and currently offers it in two trims: the base GLX (manual and automatic) and the top-of-the-line MX (automatic only).
Old-school map versus modern WiFi
If you got a copy of our Geek Issue (April 2012), then you know that for our road-trip story last month, we used two Nissan Navaras: a regular one and a WiFi-equipped one called Tech Xtreme. We formed two teams
To give discounts as well
Car navigation system manufacturer carNAVi will unveil at the 8th Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) its latest "professional navigation solution in the Philippines," the S400.The S400 has an ultra-slim profile that packs the newest Dual Core GPS/Galileo receiver, a
Just in time for the Holy Week rush
AVT, the company that introduced the first-ever portable GPS navigation system in the Philippines with extensive local support for updated maps, will sell the Navigator PN503 at the 8th Manila International Auto Show "at a very special discounted price."The AVT
Don't you wish we had TomTom here?
If you've always wanted Jeremy Clarkson's acerbic commentary to be part of your road trip--and if you happen to live in either Europe, South Africa, New Zealand or the United States--then you're in luck as satellite navigation
Never be lost again--even outside the Philippines
It may be quite a challenge establishing a navigation company in the Philippines given authorities' penchant for suddenly changing street names. One company, however, is bent on providing hassle-free navigation services to Pinoys by offering the CarNAVi PRO TV.Besides offering
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