Garmin Apps Get Glympse & Foursquare



Garmin Apps Get Glympse & Foursquare
Garmin today announced updates to its GPS naigation apps Garmin StreetPilot Onboard iPhone app as well as the NAVIGON iOS and Android apps with the integration of location-sharing service Glympse and social network Foursquare.

Glympse is integrated directly into the mapping and navigation feature set. Users click on the Glympse icon in the sidebar, select any recipient from their address book, and then choose for how long to share their location – from a few minutes to a few hours. The selected recipients will receive either a text or email message with a link to a Glympse tracking map, where they can see the sender’s current location, arrival time and speed.

The integration of Foursquare allow the driver to easily search for locations, trending venues and special deals within the Garmin apps.

The two Garmin apps running on iOS now also support iCloud, allowing the driver to synchronize its favorite destinations across multiple iOS devices.

Garmin offers these iOS and Android apps for 25 percent off until January 7, 2013.


Tuesday, December 18th 2012


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