On The Road – Waze bi-weekly newsletter (15.01.2013)

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On The Road – Waze bi-weekly newsletter (15.01.2013)

Postby jonypony » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:45 am

New version for the iPhone
We just released an upgrade for the iPhone version, and here's the list of what's new:
 New share my drive and share location interface 
- Pick up from navigate screen 
- Gas search in main menu 
- Recent places shown in main navigate screen 
- Preloads route when connected to WiFi 
- New call and "beep" features for Facebook friends 
- New alerts show friends online, who's connected, and new friend driving to your destination 
- Bugs, stability and design fixes

Gas-Stations
The option to update gas-prices in real-time has been activated in Norway & Panama.
The communities in these 2 countries managed to collect all the necessary gas-stations and add them to the map within a record-time of 2 WEEKS.
They're joining UK, Spain, Israel, Latvia, Brazil, The USA, Italy, Slovakia, Finland, Lithuania, Hungary, New Zealand, Sweden, Germany, Cyprus, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Russia, Estonia and the Czech Republic for a total of 23 countries so far!

Community & Social
Facebook is exploding with Waze-related groups!
In the past 2 weeks, we were joined by Waze Singapore! We're happy to welcome you to the community.

Congratulations are in-order, to jemay & OyyoDams for getting to over 300,000 map edits and join the 300K club.
We would also like to congratulate richardjeeves for getting into the 200K club – WELL DONE.

Translations
So far, Waze has been fully translated into 24 languages, and we're in the process of adding even more.
If you wish to help, let us know.

Waze on the News
We're finalists for “The Crunchies” - so vote for us
TV spot:ESPN
Digiday
3 appearences in Forbes: 1,2,3
ReadWriteWeb
Tech Crunch
Billboard Magazine
Accident prevention in GigaOm
The New York Times
PC Magazine

We're also in this month's edition of Popular Science!

See you in 2 weeks!
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