- 07-02-2010, 06:32 PM #2
Tom-Tom is a well known and proven turn by
turn navigation company. So I understand
why some may choose them over MapQuest.
I rather be safe than sorry is the motto. When
you pay for something (especially expensive
products), you almost expect any issues you
may have will get resolved ASAP vs. a free
product, I would want them to, but would
not pass it by them to take their time on an
issue to get resolved/fixed.
The major update for Mapquest was added just a few days ago. Like spoken street names, re-routing, background operations. I'll post back with how it does. Feature-wise, it is a very strong candidate for a free program.
As for "free < paid" app, Google products are free (including nav on the Android platform) and better than most.
Here are the downsides with this..
The map is always 2-D
It is always in the "north is up" mode.
Other than that, the app worked great. The spoken turn directions with street names, background operation including re-routing .. all worked as advertised.
It is worth a try for a free app.
- 07-11-2010, 01:23 PM #5
- 07-11-2010, 01:26 PM #6