N900 gets Turn by Turn Voice aided Navigation


You heard that right. Yes, Meego running N900 has received Turn-by-Turn, Voice guided navigation. Blaizzen, a Meego community member has taken up the tab to do it, and has done it quite well, it seems. He has even added tilt control which allows the rotation of the map, and the 3D buildings feature too. He cautions saying –

If you feel brave enough and wish to experiment with this version, please back up the old ovi maps index.html file found in “/usr/ share/nokia-maps/html” (rename it to something else) then copy the new “index.html” file into the folder. For the maneuver images, you’ll need to put the new image I made into the “/usr/share/nokia- maps/html/pfw/images/spices/ newroutesigns” folder (you’ll need to make it, the zip file contains the full path for assistance).


In the update, he even enables POI, so that’s another feature added and another reason why you should try.

Download the HTML file here

Download the 3D POI HTML file here


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