Where To? 2.6 adds support for TomTom, Twitter and Facebook
Munich, March 23, 2010. FutureTap announces the immediate availability of version 2.6 of its popular points of interest finder: Where To? for iPhone. The new version supports TomTom’s “Add to My TomTom” feature, which allows users to save locations from other iPhone apps and Web browsers to the TomTom app for more intuitive navigation to a wide range of points of interest. The feature requires the TomTom app Version 1.3 update, which is available on the App Store.
“Where To? users love its simplicity and ease of use to find places like restaurants, shops and more without any typing. Now they’re able to initiate turn-by-turn navigation to the selected location using TomTom just as easily”, said Ortwin Gentz, FutureTap CEO. “Integration with the TomTom app is one more step towards our vision of a collaborative App Store where high-quality apps work together seamlessly.”
“We welcome FutureTap’s support of the new ‘Add to My TomTom’ collaboration interface,” said Tom Murray, Vice President of Market Development for TomTom. “FutureTap’s integration with this helpful TomTom feature ensures that users of both the Where To? and TomTom app benefit from even-more-intuitive navigation to a vast number of points of interest.”
Besides integration with the “Add to My TomTom” feature, Where To? 2.6 adds a variety of new features: Locations can be shared using Twitter or Facebook, the compass of the iPhone 3GS is supported and the number of found locations has been increased.
Where To? has sold over 225,000 copies and has received numerous awards. Recently, iPhone users voted Where To? as the “Best Feel Like A Local App” at the 2009 Best App Ever Awards. Where To? is best known as a worldwide points of interest finder that utilizes the iPhone GPS and doesn’t require the user to do any typing. It works on any iPhone or iPod touch running iPhone OS 3.0 or later and is available for $2.99 on the App Store (http://www.futuretap.com/whereto/buy). More information including a screen cast is available at http://www.futuretap.com
About FutureTap GmbH:
FutureTap was founded in 2008 by Ortwin Gentz with the mission to create innovative and easy-to-use apps that fully leverage the iPhone user interface concept. The first app under the brand name of FutureTap is Where To?, acquired from tap tap tap. Where To? is just the beginning, interesting new apps are being planned.
About TomTom N.V.
TomTom N.V. (AEX: TOM2) is the world’s leading provider of location and navigation solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands it employs over 3,000 employees worldwide. More than 40 million people daily use its solutions, be it in the form of dedicated portable navigation devices (PNDs), in-dash car systems or tracking and tracing solutions for fleet management. In addition, hundreds of millions of people use TomTom’s digital maps on the internet or mobile phone.
In 2009, TomTom reported €1.5 billion in revenues and a €340 million net cash flow from operating activities. More information about TomTom can be found on www.TomTom.com.
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