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Yelp, Incident Traffic Reports, New Maps and More – Version 9.4 is here!

holiday driving

Between last minute holiday shopping and traveling to visit loved ones for the holidays, we thought you could use a little help to ensure your holiday travel is stress-free.¬†¬† Our new free updates for all CoPilot Live Premium & CoPilot GPS customers do just that with Yelp integration, incident traffic along your route, new maps and more!¬† You focus on the important things this holiday, we’ll get you there!

Now available through the App Store & Google Play, version 9.4 includes:

NEW FEATURES:

1.¬† Yelp – We’ve added Yelp to help you easily find and navigate to the best shops, restaurants and other businesses around you.¬† Check out user reviews and ratings before you arrive to buy that perfect gift for your loved ones.¬† CoPilot with Yelp

2.¬† Incident Traffic Reports – CoPilot’s ActiveTraffic‚ĄĘ service is now better than ever with detailed traffic incident information along your route, helping you arrive on-time and relaxed to enjoy the festivities.CoPilot Incident Traffic

3.  Updated Quarterly Maps of North America

4.  Screen rotation lock in Portrait or Landscape (iOS feature only)

5.  Privacy Settings Menu

6.  Route menu with new trip planning tools (CoPilot GPS only)

IMPROVED FEATURES:

1.  Improved power consumption to maximize battery life when navigating on foot or without an car charger (even more improvements coming to this soon!)

2.  Improved type-ahead functionality when entering an address (Android only)

3.  Enter GPS coordinates in degrees, minutes and seconds

4.  Further improvements to the in-app map download experience

5.  Multi-stop route optimizer improvements

We hope you enjoy the latest app update and don’t forget your feedback matters!¬† Please take a minute to write a review on the App Store or Google Play.

We wish you safe travels this holiday season from all of us here at CoPilot!

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13 Comments

  1. Joe Hunter
    Posted December 20, 2012 at 12:52 pm | Permalink

    The update sounds very good……..

    But I’m hoping that you will also fix the problem with putting the maps any other data (not program) on an external SD card. Android changed the naming conventions and changed to default so that individual applications must now enable this option themselves.

    Without it, most tablets become dedicated GPS devices if they install CoPilot, making them useless for anything else.

    Someone in your forums explained the change in detail and how you can fix it.

  2. Bruce Markowitz
    Posted December 20, 2012 at 1:19 pm | Permalink

    Please put a compass on the driving screen. You have it available when following a route, it is needed in the regular map screen. It REALLY helps to know what direction you are heading in at times.
    Thank you.

    • Adrienne Lieberman // Marketing Coordinator, North America
      Posted December 21, 2012 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

      Hi Bruce,

      Thank you for your feedback, I will relay this back to our support team to hopefully include this into our future updates.

  3. Chris
    Posted December 20, 2012 at 3:01 pm | Permalink

    It would help if you guys were more specific as to which versions of CoPilot are upgraded. I have CoPilot Truck for work and CoPilot Premium HD for personal use. Which versions does this upgrade apply to?

    • Adrienne Lieberman // Marketing Coordinator, North America
      Posted December 21, 2012 at 6:02 pm | Permalink

      Hi Chris,

      The blog post above is specifically mentions our CoPilot update is only for CoPilot Live Premium & CoPilot GPS customers. when there is an update for CoPilot Truck, you will either see it in the title or inside the context of the post. Hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any other questions.

  4. Bruce Markowitz
    Posted December 20, 2012 at 5:47 pm | Permalink

    No update is available in Play Store, even though the Co-Pilot itself states there is an update available! Anyone paying attention?

    • Adrienne Lieberman // Marketing Coordinator, North America
      Posted December 21, 2012 at 6:05 pm | Permalink

      Hi Bruce,

      Are you still not able to see the update in the Google play store? If you are still having issues, please contact support and let them know about this inquiry. http://copilotlive.com/us/support/

  5. Kevin O'Brien
    Posted December 25, 2012 at 11:32 am | Permalink

    I have copilot live premium for iPhone
    V9.4 shows in the app store but not as an update for my v9.3
    How do I update it? Itunes says there are no updates available.
    Thanks.
    Also, after 5 months of trying to get the 12 months of free traffic advertised to me, and endless multiple requests to tech support which never got past the same error message, i finally gave up and bought it, which somehow worked perfectly. It left me feeling the victim of bait and switch scam.
    As far as I am concerned, you owe me what I spent on the traffic you kept telling me was free.
    Don’t advertise something as free that is not really available unless you pay money. That’s fraud.

  6. John
    Posted February 1, 2013 at 7:58 am | Permalink

    I have version 9.3.0.163. Am I entitled to the update to 9.4.0.144? If so, how do I get it if I purchased from copilot live directly?

  7. John Sturgeon
    Posted February 21, 2013 at 6:12 am | Permalink

    Hi. I have an android phone, a nexus 7, running Android 4.2.2.
    I’ve got CoPilot live 9.4.0.144 and it seems that very time I use the program, it freezes, sometimes whilst setting a route at home, and sometimes mid journey. Today we missed our appointment as the screen was frozen.

    It’s there a fix for this?

    Thanks

    John

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