View Poll Results: What GPS Turn by Turn app do you use?
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Navigon Mobile Navigator
Sygic Mobile Maps
iGo My Way
Built in Google Maps
- 08-18-2009, 11:08 AM #2
Sygic Mobile Maps - works fairly well with many features including maps stored on the iPhone itself.
AT&T Navigation - Good if you want to spend 10 bucks a month. I get it for free so I'm not complaining.
G-Maps - Again, works fairly well. Maps are also stored on phone.
- 08-18-2009, 12:02 PM #3
I like the AT&T namely becuase it's easier to search for locations much like you might do in the Maps.app. However, G-map, does not use an internet connection. But I must say the voice prompts on g-map are significantly better and as JFSkiora said, having the maps on your device is a great thing to have. Especially if you signal isn't around...
Last edited by msbaylor; 08-18-2009 at 12:56 PM.
- 08-18-2009, 12:12 PM #4
*Plus having the maps built into the app is priceless.
Last edited by Jeremy Sikora; 08-18-2009 at 12:19 PM.
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- 08-18-2009, 08:55 PM #7
Here's a link to various links re: my experiences with the GPS apps. IGO, Co-Pilot, and TomTom are not included...they weren't out at the time that I wrote these reviews:
For the record: I use AT&T Navigator by Telenav and TomTom as my 2 main GPS apps. I've owned/tried all the rest (excluding IGO and Co-Pilot), and these were the only 2 that I felt were solid enough and well-rounded enough to use on a daily basis. YMMV.
The last GPS app that I'm waiting for is Garmin...it's gonna happen, sooner or later...
- 08-18-2009, 08:57 PM #8
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- 08-19-2009, 07:55 AM #10
I use, and am fine with the functionality of, xGPS (Cydia). Free.
In fact, I typically just rely on the built-in Maps app to get me where I'm going, as I'm not a total sheep. My philosophy: if you have no idea where you are, or how you got there except "I turned when it said to turn..," you'll be completely hosed when the GPS blinks.
As a rule, I try to use my iPhone as a complement to my own abilities, not a supplement. Still, thanks all for the informative opinions on the App Store GPS Apps.
- 08-19-2009, 09:27 AM #11
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- 08-19-2009, 03:05 PM #17iPhone Newbie
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I've been finding addresses all day for a living for almost a decade now.. before GPS was a viable solution for consumers and even before there was an easy way to use digital maps. The good ol days of using an actual map book. I can actually find an address and navigate to it faster using a map than I can with gps. I wouldn't mind having a gps app, but given my proficiency with a map; it would be foolish to pay for one.
I couldn't find xGPS in the app store. Know where I can get it?
If anyone else knows of any good free ones let me know :-)
- 08-19-2009, 05:04 PM #18
The xGPS developers are planning an App Store release in the near future, check out xGPS – GPS for iPhone / iPod touch.
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- 09-07-2009, 12:31 PM #23
What GPS Turn-by-turn do you use?
Having just posted my fifth review of a GPS and turn by turn app, I am curious about what apps you all use, and what you think of the various features.
None of the apps I have reviewed have been an out of the park home run. Likewise, none of the apps have been a dismal failure as well (Sygic may come the closest with the fact that it didn't have the town I was travelling to listed, but it had such a great interface it still was pretty good overall). Each of these apps might try to correct some issues or add a feature with an update, and that could be enough to put it to the top of the pile. But each of the five apps (AT&T Navigaotr, Navigon Mobile Navigator, Sygic Mobile Maps, iGo My Way, and now CoPilot Live) were good enough that I would still consider them in the future.
So which app do you use? What do you like about it, or dislike about the others? I currently rely on Navigon mostly, but I could easily see switching to Sygic, iGo, or CoPilot live is some of the concerns I pointed out in the reviews are addresses.
- 09-07-2009, 01:22 PM #24
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