TomTom released an app awhile back for the iPhone, but just recently added one for Android users as well. Navigation maps are available for many countries worldwide, and can be purchased through Google Play.
Paired with the hands-free kit, which mounts via suction cup to the windshield, the TomTom app will provide turn-by-turn directions. The mount has both a built-in speaker and microphone, with active noise cancellation and echo reduction, for clear hands-free phone conversations.
Thanks to a USB/microUSB charging cable the dock can be powered via the vehicle's 12V cigarette lighter adapter, or as a desktop application using an AC adapter with USB connection. Using the AC adapter offers users the option of preplanning routes using the TomTom software, or making hands-free phone calls while working on other projects.
The bluetooth pairing process is simple and allows users to use the cradle for phone calls even when the phone isn't sitting in it. The mount has answer and decline call buttons, as well as volume controls in an easily accessible rocker. The volume levels range from soft to extremely loud, so even in cases of highway noise or background music, the sound is always clear.
The only hiccup TomTom ran into with this release was limiting the software to run on models with an 800x480 screen resolution only. This has recently been rectified so units like the Samsung Galaxy S3 or the Google Nexus 7 are now able to install the app.