CoPilot UK Blog

Category Archives: Industry News & Opinions

“Spelling the end of your in-car-Sat Nav” – CoPilot Live in Stuff’s Top 100 Apps Ever

We’ve been predicting the end of the dedicated satnav for a while – so its nice when top gadget magazine, Stuff endorses this line of thinking. Their perceptive observation appears in a review of CoPilot Live Premium as part of their feature “100 Best Apps Ever”. In the context of the 1000s of apps out there we regard this as […]

Also posted in Media Coverage & Reviews | Tagged | Leave a comment

Google is buying Motorola. What do you think?

The announcement that Google is buying Motorola Mobility is a significant new step in the ongoing 3-way battle for mobile domination between Apple, Google and Microsoft. It’s undoubtedly great news for Motorola Mobility as it’s effectively securing its future. We are looking forward to seeing some compelling Android-Moto devices in the near future. The big […]

Also posted in CoPilot for Android | Tagged , , , | 3 Responses

More than a third of consumers plan iPhone 5 purchase – what about you?

A study carried by Price Grabber found out that 51 per cent of people taking part of the survey will buy the phone within 12 months of its release. The highly anticipated new iPhone, which is expected out in September later this year, has already piqued the interest of 35 per cent of consumers, despite […]

Also posted in CoPilot for iPhone & iPad | 1 Response

CoPilot Live Premium for iPhone and iPad from £14.99 – Ends Monday!

It’s been almost a week since we launched CoPilot Live Premium on iPhone and iPad and during that short space of time, its arrival has caused a great buzz within the user, press and blogger communities. Positive reviews from Stuff TV, T3 and the Guardian demonstrate that CoPilot Live Premium is a welcome addition in the satnav […]

Also posted in CoPilot for iPhone & iPad, Special Offers, Uncategorised | 7 Responses

ALK – Motorola Solutions ‘Best Mobility Applications Partner. UK and Ireland’

We’re pleased to announce our latest award, the Motorola Solutions Best Mobility Application Partner of the Year for the UK and Ireland. This latest award for our CoPilot Live Professional divison follows closley on the heels of ALK Technologies  becoming one of only 11 vendors to achieve Premier status in the Motorola Solutions EMEA ISV Programme. As Christopher Quin, our Enterprise […]

Also posted in CoPilot Partners, CoPilot Professional, Press Releases | Leave a comment

Holiday car and GPS hire – it pays to do your homework.

A recent survey  conducted by travelsupermarket.com indicated that holidaymakers can pay nearly THREE TIMES more to hire a car through  their airline, compared to making a booking independently. The survey showed It can cost as much as £676 extra to hire a car for two weeks at the height of the summer and, a little more immediately, £142 more […]

Posted in Industry News & Opinions | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

TripAdvisor Survey Reveals That Mobile Devices Make Good Travel Companions

At CoPilot Live, we’d say this is a given but TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, went out and proved it! In a survey of 1000 US users*, just over half (52%) responded that they used their mobile device for navigation, with the same number also stating that they used their mobile for researching restaurants […]

Posted in Industry News & Opinions | 1 Response

Will HTC’s Sensation be a sensation?

Another week goes by and so it must be time for another new Android smartphone – welcome to the HTC Sensation. It’s been a busy time for HTC. After announcing a slew of phones back in February at MWC, the company introduced the Evo 3D at CTIA and then, remarkably, came the news that HTC […]

Also posted in CoPilot for Android | Tagged , , | 2 Responses

CoPilot Live – Reducing the hidden costs of holiday travel…and more weekly winners!

With all the excitement of getting away on holiday, the real cost of travelling can sometimes be over looked. With the cost of petrol going through the roof, fuel economy is the most obvious factor that can increase the price of your trip. But that’s one of several ways that a European road trip can […]

Also posted in Competitions, Tips & Tricks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

5pm Today – iPad 2 goes on sale – and CoPilot Live is ready to go!

Bleary eyed queue members on Regent Street and in Covent Garden will be justly rewarded at 5pm this evening when the iPad 2 finally goes on sale. Of course, its been available in the US for a couple of weeks now and in that time we’ve given it a thorough testing with CoPilot Live HD. […]

Posted in Industry News & Opinions | Tagged | 1 Response