NAVIGON MyRegion GPS App Updated to 1.4, Receives New Features

Yesterday Navigon AG announced the launch of Navigon MyRegion [App Store, $24.99], the company’s new iPhone navigation app that allows users to purchase only the region they need instead of a more expensive, full US map. Access to the first region is available an introductory price of $24.99 (normally $29.99) until April 12th with no hidden charges or additional monthly fees. Additional regional maps can be accessed as an In App Purchase for an introductory $12.99 (normally $14.99) MobileNavigator with map access for all of North America (including Eastern, Central and Western U.S. as well as Canada) is available for $79.99.

Navigon MyRegion includes all the features and capabilities as MobileNavigator 1.4 plus Navigon MyRoutes, which will be added to MobileNavigator North America via an upcoming update to 1.5.0 due this spring. Navigon MyRoutes is feature that learns from the users driving style to provide customized and better route recommendations. The feature also offers up to two alternative routes clearly displayed on a map including ETA, distance and driving time.

Navigon MyRegion sports bells and whistles such as turn-by-turn directions independent of a cell or wireless signal, Google Local Search, Reality View Pro, branded in-route points of interest, seamless in app iPod controls, enhanced pedestrian mode, Navigon MyRoutes, and Traffic Live in one application. The Traffic Live feature provides crowd sourced real-time traffic information to calculate better routes that avoid congestion and get drivers to their destination faster. The feature is available as an in app one-time purchase at a promotional price of $19.99 until April 12th (normally $24.99).

Navigon MyRegion retails for $24.99 until April 12th and requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later to install and run.


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