Waze users globally can now project the app’s "real-time traffic and navigation service onto the touch screen in Australian Ford vehicles via SYNC AppLink, and control it through voice command".
People often ask these days, what is the relevance of a device devoted solely to getting us from A to B when we all have our personal smart-devices? Phones or tablets can be mounted in cradles and all sport a myriad navigation apps willing to give us friendly, voice-controlled directions. It’s almost like the humble GPS device is now going to the same heaven inhabited by the (insert first syllable of your city name)Ways maps book that died over a decade ago.
The 7000 delegates to the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress being staged in Melbourne this week will be using an indoor routing and venue mapping app from German company HERE on their smartphones to find their way around the event.
I'm surprised they didn't say if Apple devices were ok to use or not?
Take comfort in that when it takes 2 hours to watch a 90 minute movie on Netflix.
"Choosing your comparisons is like marking your own homework — it's very easy to get top marks."
Yeah just what I want more spyware from our (not) trustworthy Federal Government to put on my 'phone. No chance[…]
Thx Sam - a timely reminder with historical perspective included, and great points that Australia as a tiny player on[…]