Waze begins Alpha Testing


Waze the social mobile application providing free turn-by-turn navigation based on the live conditions of the road annouced it would be are releasing alpha version of their program for Windows Mobile and Symbian phones. So if you want to participate in this alpha test go here and submit your info.


“Have a windows mobile or symbian smartphone? Want to help us build the first driver-generated dynamic map? We’re seeking a group of enthusiastic users to participate in the very, very early stages of the waze project.”

Do you enjoy playing a key role in early building of community-based products? Do you like finding bugs & errors, providing feedback on functionality and helping overcome all kinds of teething challenges? If this sounds like you, then come join in and help us to make waze the very best it can be!

You can register with any phone WM or Symbian phone, including: HTC Touch Diamond, HTC Touch Diamond 2, HTC Fuze (Touch Pro), Smasung Omnia HD, HTC Tilt, Samsung Jack, Nokia E71x, Nokia N95 and more.

Mobile Application Features

  • “Live” street maps which will update with road closures or other road changes
  • Real-time traffic – for highway and city streets – instantly communicated by other waze users who are actually on the road
  • Scrolling traffic and road condition updates
  • Driver-contributed information about speed traps, traffic, and other roadside hazards
  • Ability to post information directly to Twitter and share real-time photos

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