1. madisonjar's Avatar
    Thought I would start a master thread of gps apps and the problems they have as ALOT of people are reporting problems with Viphones...here are the programs I have used so far and problems they have

    Flixster Movies: puts me roughly 100 miles away
    Vz Nav: Puts me about 15 miles away when I first logged on
    Navigon:Loses Gps while navigating

    I will update this list as I try more and more people fill in their programs and the problems they have...hopefully people will just look here instead of posting a ton of threads, also maybe we can put pressure on the software makers to get those updates rolling out to use the cdma chip instead of the gsm version they have been using!
    Last edited by madisonjar; 02-11-2011 at 09:41 AM.
    02-10-2011 08:15 PM
  2. Kamilli0n's Avatar
    Navigon GPS app loses signal frequently during navigation.
    02-10-2011 08:18 PM
  3. madisonjar's Avatar
    I will also try to contact as many companies as I can and see if they plan a update.
    02-10-2011 08:30 PM
  4. alpha752's Avatar
    Is Navigon that bad? Its on sale, regions are $14, and I was planning on buying. Is it useable?
    02-10-2011 08:39 PM
  5. occb2's Avatar
    I don't know if its still this price. I got the Iphone 4 when Verizon ticked me off. I had it for almost 4 weeks and returned it. In the middle of having it for ATT, I brought Copilot live. They had a sale for $5 dollars. Down from $80. It was only for that weekend. Don't know if it is still that price. Look it up. The program runs great. I use to Have Copilot live with my Pocket PC years ago. Anyway when I synced my new Iphone it went right in to it and works like a charm. One problem is that it stores everything on your phone so it take over a gig of your memory.

    Robert
    02-10-2011 08:54 PM
  6. areyes163's Avatar
    Navigon is a good app but I had a few errors and had a problem re-routing. Personally I use Tom Tom as my gps app. I have not really run into any problems with it. I waited until it went on sale tho. That's always your best bet that way you usually can get it half off.
    02-10-2011 08:55 PM
  7. Libuff's Avatar
    navigon is quite usable... navigated 35 miles without finding my way... it DOES loose signal intermittantly, but only for maybe 1 or 2 seconds.
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    02-10-2011 08:56 PM
  8. iSRS's Avatar
    I use the mapquest app. Haventjada single GPS issue.
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    02-10-2011 09:09 PM
  9. nitsuj's Avatar
    I've not been able to use it much yet because I've not been on the road much. But I have MotionX Drive, and it seems to work fine. It like to be on the dash as opposed to the console. Stronger signal that way.
    02-10-2011 10:50 PM
  10. Mk4Jetta's Avatar
    I have been using Mapquest as well. So far no problems.
    02-10-2011 11:17 PM
  11. Joe..Cool's Avatar
    I picked up Navigon yesterday, tired it out for about a 15 mile trip. Worked great I even got the traffic update. No issues that I saw.
    02-11-2011 06:18 AM
  12. madisonjar's Avatar
    heres an interesting one, and remember this thread is for ANY program that uses the gps chips.....but foursquare puts me on a different street (there are TWO mogadore roads here in ohio, and I am roughly 10-12 miles away on the other one) but it puts me on the other mogadore road so I cant check in where I am. NEVER had this problem before and I have gone through a lot of phones.
    02-11-2011 09:42 AM
  13. Ringfinger's Avatar
    Are there any that give you turn by turn verbally?
    02-11-2011 10:35 AM
  14. gatorfan79's Avatar
    I'm using mapquest 4 mobile - used it twice for 2 different one-hour-drive trips. During one trip the GPS stopped working for a couple minutes, but my husband said it was because we were at the entrance to a military base and that it would have happened no matter what GPS I was using. Other than that, mapquest worked flawlessly. It gives verbal turn-by-turn navigation and it's FREE
    02-11-2011 11:41 AM
  15. iSRS's Avatar
    I'm using mapquest 4 mobile - used it twice for 2 different one-hour-drive trips. During one trip the GPS stopped working for a couple minutes, but my husband said it was because we were at the entrance to a military base and that it would have happened no matter what GPS I was using. Other than that, mapquest worked flawlessly. It gives verbal turn-by-turn navigation and it's FREE
    I second the Mapquest 4 mobile. Been happy with it so far.
    02-11-2011 11:49 AM
  16. Kamilli0n's Avatar
    Mapquest has been the only program not to lose gps signal for me. I tried the free version of Motion X earlier and it lost signal exactly like Navigon did.
    02-11-2011 11:50 AM
  17. swann3030's Avatar
    Im using Navigon without any issues, picked it up while it was 50% off.
    I haven't used it on anything over 20 miles.
    02-11-2011 12:19 PM
  18. Ringfinger's Avatar
    And it's free? I'll give Mapquest a try!!
    02-11-2011 01:09 PM
  19. aggieastrosfan's Avatar
    It's not a GPS app in the sense that you guys are using it, but I went for a walk with Nike + GPS, and it had me doing donuts in the middle of the street while walking at a 3 minute/mile pace.
    02-11-2011 02:13 PM
  20. Asunners's Avatar
    I have Navigon, and while I don't like the interface or the lack of customization that I was used to with TomTom (originally got Navigon for my iPad), it hasn't failed routing me yet. Local trips as well as a couple hours of driving.

    I'd prefer TomTom, but can't bring myself to buy it when I already bought Navigon and it has universal binaries.
    02-11-2011 02:27 PM
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