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TomTom app for iPhone upgrade now available!

Nov 27 2009

TomTom app for iPhone upgrade now available!

~ With advanced lane guidance, text-to-speech and the “Help menu” available now in Apple’s App Store~

Sydney, 27 November 2009 – TomTom today announces the upgrade of its popular TomTom app for iPhone, available now for download through the iTunes App Store. The new version of the software, free to existing app costumers, will include some exciting new offerings as well as existing features that TomTom fans around the world have come to appreciate:

- Advanced lane guidance giving drivers extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions. For the first time this is in both landscape and portrait mode
- IQ Routes™ ensures the fastest route, no matter the time of day, with accurate travel times
- Text-to-speech helping motorists to keep their eyes on the road by enabling street names and places to be read aloud as part of the spoken instructions
- ‘Karen’ – TomTom’s Australian voice - the latest character to join the growing line-up of personalised voices*
- “Help me! menu” provides direct access to emergency numbers and directions to the nearest emergency providers
- Updated map and safety camera database
- Customisable audio warnings
when approaching safety cameras or driving over the speed limit, increasing driver safety and saving money
- iPod player control ensuring drivers can conveniently control their music from within the application.

“We’ve incorporated some exciting new features into the upgraded TomTom app for iPhone which we feel will compliment TomTom’s already easy-to-use intuitive interface, turn-by-turn spoken navigation and unique routing technology.” says Chris Kearney, Marketing Manager TomTom, Australia. “We are also excited that we can bring this to TomTom app customers for free.”

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*Currently only available with TomTom app for iPhone. Soon to be incorporated into TomTom GPS devices

Pricing and Availability:
Version 1.2 of the TomTom navigation app is available now from the iTunes App Store: < a href="">

• Version 1.2 is available for free to existing TomTom app customers
• Version 1.2 is available for $99.99 to new TomTom app customers
• TomTom car kit for iPhone for $159.00 through retailers and soon to be available at the Apple store

Requirements for use on the iPhone 3G or 3GS include phone installation of OS3.0 and installation of iTunes on the PC or Mac.

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