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Google Navigation is a GO on Android Devices! Also FREE!

Google Navigation goes live for AU/NZ - directs you via GPS to the land of FREE!

Anthony Garreffa | Nov 16, 2010 at 11:25 pm CST (0 mins, 40 secs reading time)

Google have clicked the launch button for Navigation in Australia and New Zealand.

Google Navigation is a GO on Android Devices! Also FREE! |

Google Navigation doesn't require an update for Google Maps - it will work on any Android device with the 1.6 OS or above and Google Maps for mobile 4.2 and above - which is more or less all Android handsets.

The app doesn't store the complete map to your device, but it will cache enough of it to direct you to your destination in case you lose connection to your carrier. Once you get signal again, it'll get you back on track with voice navigation.

Best of all? It's FREE!

For people who have paid for a dedicated navigation app or a dedicated hardware GPS device - you might hate this news, but for Android users, this is a huge plus!

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 11:19 am CDT

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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