Why OSM has become the „preferred mapping platform”

Recently Directions Magazine caught up with Steve Coast, founder of OpenStreetMap and Head of OSM at Telenav, to discuss why OSM “became the preferred mapping platform and primary data source for a growing list of companies around the world” (for the entire article, please click here). Founded in London in 2004 by Steve Coast, OSM […]

Everybody please welcome the new “Scout”!

Granted, it’s been rather quiet around us in the past couple of weeks. But behind the scenes, we have been working hard on your favourite sat nav. It is finally available! Everybody please welcome our new „GPS Navigation, Maps & Traffic – Scout (Sat Nav)“ (iOS), „GPS Navigation & Maps – Scout“ (Android). Or let’s just call it „Scout“. […]

The latest iOS update is here: Get the new version 5.1 of our GPS navigation

Yes, it took us some time. But our iOS Update is finally here. From now on the latest version 5.1 of our GPS Navigation is available in the App Store (search for “skobbler” on iTunes). What’s new in this version? It contains some pretty nice improvements: The user interface has been optimized and is even more […]

Good news for our android users: Update issue is fixed

Last week we released a small GPS Navigation & Maps update (including Foursquare and Tripadvisor integration, new map material and many more improvements) for our Android users. Unfortunately, some of you had had problems with the update and the app kept crashing. For all those impacted by this we have good news: the problem is […]

It’s Here: GPS Navigation Now Available with a Completely New Design

Yes, we’re aware that an update of our iOS navigation app has been long overdue. But as you know, we really want to make sure that we provide you with an awesome and comprehensive update in the end, so these things take a little time. And with that in mind, we are pleased to introduce […]

Why we shut down the Android skobbler Navigation

We have decided to shut down our free skobbler Navigation app for Android devices. Our offline map app “ForeverMap” will not be affected. In our view, competing with the pre-installed navigation of Google Maps on Android makes no longer sense. If we wanted to remain competitive, we would have to develop a product similar to […]

Close call: The next navigation generation has been approved by Apple

That was close: just in time before the public availability of their iOS 5 on Wednesday, October 12, Apple has tested and approved the iOS 5-compatible successor to our navigation app. Therefore, the launch days of our ‘GPS Navigation 2? are finally certain: It will be available on Wednesday, October 12 in the US and […]