TomTom arrives on mobile devices in the heart Android
The eponymous Dutch company that manufactures navigation systems for mobile devices finally brings TomTom on the Android platform . Users of Google’s operating system can now download and install the application for the satellite navigation simply by connecting to the service page set up on Google Play (see this address ).
The cost of the program for Android is between 29.99 and 59.99 euro depending on the version you intend to download: If you plan to use only the UK maps is sufficient to pay 34.99 euro while TomTom Western Europe and TomTom Europe are priced at 44.99, 59.99 euro. Even on Android, TomTom maintains the approach that in the past has brought him success for the navigation to be no connection always-on mobile and maps remain free “for life” ( available during a year, at least four updates that help you keep track of the various amendments to road traffic). Prerequisite, as well as Android 2.2 or later, is the availability of a memory card with at least 3.4 GB of free space available.
When you first start, in fact, TomTom provides to download maps complete save them in your device. Due to the features IQ Routes , TomTom uses data on current speed of the vehicle to determine, from time to time, what is the best route to reach a certain destination. The software “ takes into account rush hour, traffic lights … and even the hours usually choices for shopping ”, is explained by the Dutch. The advanced lane guidance also allows you to unravel a much more effective when navigating the complex road junctions. Street names are then read by the computer voice in order to help you keep your eyes on the road and to prevent dangerous distractions.
As explained tab Permissions Google Play, TomTom for Android – once installed – can perform various operations , some of which may have significant implications for privacy. During its operation, in fact, TomTom collects information on the position of the car, on his speed, of origin and destination. The company ensures to use in a way that respects the recorded data and use them only to improve computing application. spokesmen TomTom have also invited all users of Google Android to be extremely careful in downloading applications from the service Play. There are some developers who are deploying applications that have nothing to do with taking advantage of TomTom but name and brand. In these cases, you can report the problem to Google and request a refund.