MapQuest, Inc., has launched an enhanced device-specific navigation app
optimized for the Amazon Fire phone available today. The free app
provides a customized experience leveraging the Fire phone's Dynamic
Perspective functionality including tilt-activated menus, layer bars and
"Working on Amazon's Fire phone was a refreshing development ecosystem,
providing a unified vision for the MapQuest team to create an app that
operates more quickly than many other platforms," said Brian McMahon,
general manager, MapQuest. "MapQuest's free apps and experiences are
agnostic across all devices, which is great for our more than 40 million
users who have been with us for years and are excited to try Amazon's
MapQuest's Navigation Apps
MapQuest's personalized navigation experience has long been touted as
both easy-to-use and better at connecting people to the maps and routes
that shape their everyday lives. Today's additional features add to the
recent updates MapQuest incorporated into its mobile navigation apps for
the Amazon Appstore, including:
To download MapQuest's free navigation apps and to select a favorite
team experience, visit the Amazon Appstore to get started.
About MapQuest, Inc.
MapQuest provides Internet, mobile and business solutions delivering on
the promise of helping people dream, plan, share and go wherever the map
meets their life. MapQuest is one of the leading mapping brands online,
reaching 40 million multi-platform users, according to comScore Media
Metrix MultiPlatform. MapQuest's mobile solutions are compatible with a
variety of mobile devices, including iPhone and Android devices.
MapQuest, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL), is
based in Denver, Colo.
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