First Free Story (1 of 3)

More travel executives get their mission-critical industry news from Skift than any other source on the planet.

Already a member?

Well here’s a maps post that isn’t about the Apple’s iOS 6 native app, fer a change. TomTom has launched the Android version of its popular mobile navigation application. Finally, this userbase gets to enjoy turn-by-turn voice navigation, live traffic info, and re-routing… um… er, wait a sec. Android users already get all that natively with the Navigation app (via Google Maps). So what’s the big wups here?

The really huge difference is this: TomTom offers navigation and POI (points of interest) offline.