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Google Maps will work well enough for most city dwellers whom will be able to save money and storage space without the download, while owners of many popular Samsung Galaxy devices aren't even given the choice.

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.


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