1. Oluwadare Oyadiji's Avatar
    03-24-2015 09:58 AM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    03-24-2015 10:00 AM
  3. kch50428's Avatar
    Depends on the situation...
    03-24-2015 10:16 AM
  4. sting7k's Avatar
    Google Maps works fine for me.
    03-24-2015 11:15 AM
  5. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Apple maps works great for me...not sure about google maps because I have no real reason to use it.
    03-24-2015 04:45 PM
  6. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Well?
    You should download Google Maps and try it.

    It works great for me.
    03-24-2015 04:53 PM
  7. Rishi Desai's Avatar
    Works well for me. I also discovered HERE maps. Turn by turn navigation without using your data
    03-24-2015 06:02 PM
  8. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Works well for me. I also discovered HERE maps. Turn by turn navigation without using your data
    That isn't exactly true...if the app uses location services (which it does), it will use data. This app caches the map info like most map programs, but it certainly still uses data.
    03-24-2015 11:34 PM
  9. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Even if turn by turn uses data it's not going to even put a dent on your data usage. And if you're in a bad area without cell signal the maps cache anyway like Sean said.
    03-25-2015 12:44 AM
  10. Reparkable's Avatar
    Well?
    Why wouldn't it?
    BreakingKayfabe likes this.
    03-25-2015 01:05 AM
  11. kch50428's Avatar
    Why wouldn't it?
    for one... If you didn't get all your maps cached for a route, and you lost cellular data...and travel outside of the area of the maps you've cached, you're screwed. You put the phone in Airplane mode... The GPS receiver gets turned off... You're screwed for location services...
    03-25-2015 09:55 AM
  12. Reparkable's Avatar
    for one... If you didn't get all your maps cached for a route, and you lost cellular data...and travel outside of the area of the maps you've cached, you're screwed. You put the phone in Airplane mode... The GPS receiver gets turned off... You're screwed for location services...
    Ya don't say
    03-26-2015 01:18 AM
  13. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    I was just driving around Newark and Google Maps on a Droid Maxx embarrassed Apple Maps. I'm not even sure where Apple Maps was trying to send me, but half the streets they were telling us to turn on either weren't there anymore, or weren't the same name. It was extremely confusing. Google Maps had no issues. Google Maps on iOS should be just as superior.

    Doesn't Nokia have Here Maps on iOS with offline maps, now? Last time I tried it, it was really good (but that was on Android).

    Does Google Maps on iOS require a Google Account to use (too lazy to install and find out, I have a backup M8 that I use it on so never had a need to install it on my iPhone)?

    I don't care that much, because I don't use navigation often anyways. I just fired it up because the other person was being slow on his phone and managed to get his up and running a few seconds after I set mine, so I decided to see if the routes would have differed. I still think Apple Maps sounds better and gives directions at better times (with fewer redundant directions in between, but some people may actually prefer the way Google "keeps tabs" on things).
    03-29-2015 02:38 PM
  14. n8ter#AC's Avatar
    Even if turn by turn uses data it's not going to even put a dent on your data usage. And if you're in a bad area without cell signal the maps cache anyway like Sean said.
    Maps uses a ton of data. I think people just don't realize just how much of a data hog navigation apps can be when you use them a lot. Had to up our data plan last year because the other person on it, who drives around a ton for work, was using 2.5-3GB data a month, just from Google Maps. They are very Data and Power Hungry apps when used moderately to heavily.

    Using Here Maps gets rid of that issue, however it does require hefty map downloads (not an issue on a 64GB Phone, but may make you think twice on a 32, and about 10x on a 16GB device :-P ).
    03-29-2015 02:43 PM

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