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The Scout navigation app adds chat, meetups and personalized traffic

Scout has always been a worthwhile free alternative for people looking for something beyond Google and Apple Maps. A just-issued update gives users predictive, intuitive traffic push notifications for users' everyday trips, eliminating the need to manually check for traffic delays. Also added...

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Telenav Scout for iOS now powered by OpenStreetMap

The Scout iOS app (free, with one in-app option) from navigation provider Telenav gets a solid update today with the addition of OpenStreetMap (OSM) as the mapping provider. OSM is sort of like Wikipedia, a crowd sourced and vetted navigation solution that is often updated faster and more accurate...

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Scout iOS navigation app is updated with hands-free voice commands

Scout has been a popular free navigation app for iOS that includes turn-by-turn directions and crowdsourced traffic information. It also has reliable directions to restaurants, shops, gas stations and all the other destinations you may want. Today, Scout was updated to include hands-free voice comm...

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Scout for iPhone adding 3d building and crowd-sourced traffic info later this year

Telenav today announced some major enhancements to its free Scout navigation app. Of note, 3D buildings and landmarks are included in the upcoming update, along with significant improvements to the Scout traffic content and user interface. Using some graphics techniques from the game industry...

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TeleNav launches free Scout "daily personal navigator" for iPhone

Last month, TUAW reported on GPS navigation vendor TeleNav's plans to launch an HTML5-based free navigation system that would work on any browser. Yesterday, TeleNav introduced Scout, which is another free personal navigation product. The new service comes with a Scout by TeleNav iPhone app (free...

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