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Motorola Droid: A Turbocharged Reconnaissance Device

The launch of the Motorola Droid smartphone in the United States is the first mobile phone to feature Google turn-by-turn navigation mapping software and thus will no doubt have sat-nav manufacturers alarmed reports an article over on the Times Online.

They say the Motorola Droid is a “turbocharged reconnaissance device” that sports features that the traditional sat-nav manufacturers can only but dream about.

The Motorola Droid can as well as displaying sat-nav style maps can pull images of turns, lane changes, and junctions en route utilising Google Street View photo library, and is always up to date and can calculate trip times within seconds; for the full article hit up the link.