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Virtually drive Bay Bridge detour with iPad app

As part of this weekend's Bay Bridge detour, The Bay Bridge Public Information Office has released a universal iOS app to allow drivers to virtually go through the detour before taking it on in person.

Navv returns to Apple App Store after trademark dispute

The Navv satellite navigation app is back in the iTunes App Store after the company behind it changed its name to settle a trademark dispute with Apple.

Homer Simpson comes to TomTom iOS app

The latest update to TomTom's iPhone GPS apps let Homer Simpson be your co-pilot through an in-app purchase.

Navigon adds augmented reality to navigation apps

Navigon has upgraded its line of MobileNavigator apps for the iPhone and iPad with new augmented reality features, along with new in-app add-ons that let drivers avoid heavy traffic and red-light cameras.

Remains of the Day: The play on words's the thing

Apple's getting ready to send a small team to the cloud, Foxconn may put down roots in Brazil, and RIM is on the defensive. Again.

Can a mobile app juice the market for electric cars?

A maker of charging stations bets a mobile app will help convince consumers and business partners to put faith in new vehicles.

iGo My Way upgrades include live traffic updates

Developer NNG announced the forthcoming upgrade to iGo My Way on Tuesday at the CeBIT 2011 technology trade show in Hanover, Germany. The upgraded app, now called iGo Primo, will have more than 100 enhancements, including live traffic updates.

MotionX GPS adds location sharing capabilities

The latest update for MotionX GPS features faster connectivity and customization. But the highlight of the updated iOS app is its ability to broadcast your location to other MotionX GPS users.

AT&T updates iPhone Yellow Pages app with focus on deals

YP 3.0 from AT&T Interactive adds a number of features and enhancements aimed at helping users more easily find nearby businesses and deals.

Expo Notes: A last look at the Mobile Apps Showcase

Before we file away our Expo notebooks for another year, we take one last look at some noteworthy apps exhibiting at Macworld 2011 that deserve your attention.

Expo Notes: ALK Technologies shows off CoPilot Live

The affordable CoPilot Live GPS direction software continues to refine its interface.

Expo: Navigon improves traffic feature, intros iPhone car kit

Navigon is upgrading the Traffic Live feature available as an in-app purchase for its iPhone navigation apps. The company also kicked off Macworld Expo by introducing a kit for attaching your iPhone to the windshield of your car.

TomTom Now simplifies address entry for TomTom GPS app

TomTom Now works as an alternative to the TomTom app’s destination address interface, improving the app’s ease of use by letting you enter or paste a destination address in any format, including both multi-line and single-line.