1. kch50428's Avatar
    Nope. $20 once to get quarterly updates for life.
    Not life... right now, they're saying "Thanks for your additional questions! FreshMaps provides quarterly map updates for at least two years for a onetime fee." -- From Navigon's Facebook Page, last Friday
    11-21-2011 10:28 PM
  2. SirPsycho84's Avatar
    I use Waze. It's free and adds social aspects to it as well... i love it so far. I've had for about 5 weeks and have no complaints yet!
    gizbug likes this.
    11-21-2011 11:43 PM
  3. bold007's Avatar
    You really should clarify what's important to you in nav apps to get relevant responses from people. What are your requirements? What are your must haves? What doesn't matter to you?


    TomTom's not the only option for locally stored map data. OP should clarify if locally stored maps are a must have or not.


    It's not $20/quarter. It's $20 and updates are available quarterly. It looks to be a one-time payment but that's not totally clear to me.


    +1. Very common topic.
    i am also not clear on the updates is it a one time fee or yearly fee?

    bold007
    11-22-2011 08:33 AM
  4. kch50428's Avatar
    i am also not clear on the updates is it a one time fee or yearly fee?

    bold007
    Did you miss this above?? I'll summarize: Navigon's FreshMaps is a ONE TIME in-app purchase for quarterly updates for at least 2 years. Is that not clear?
    11-22-2011 08:48 AM
  5. CloudMDP's Avatar
    I have them all, Magellan Roadmate, Garmin Streetpilot, TomTom, Navigon,, Telenav, Copilot Live, Mapquest, etc. My choice is Magellan Roadmate.It has a nice balance of features, onboard maps, free traffic, red light cameras and I like the ding that it makes at the point of turn.

    TomTom is nice, in fact I have the XL340TM Live, but they have a problem with their maps. It simply does not understand the highway/freeway system so if in New York city I ask it to avoid highway/freeway for rush hour travel it simply doesn't work. All others do.
    11-22-2011 09:42 AM
  6. kazmi's Avatar
    I used to be a huge fan of TeleNav when on blackberry - is their iphone app not as good?
    11-22-2011 10:34 AM
  7. dfrmnk's Avatar
    Navigon. Now it is even better because you don't need to download all the maps - you can only download these you immediately need.
    11-24-2011 05:46 AM
  8. gizbug's Avatar
    Waze by far is my favorite. Free, Fun to use, why use anything else.
    11-24-2011 08:38 AM
  9. kch50428's Avatar
    Waze...why use anything else.
    Scroll up the thread. Bad user experiences with it. That's why to use anything else.
    11-24-2011 08:56 AM
  10. gc916's Avatar
    I'm using MotionX GPS Drive. It's inexpensive, accurate, and easy to use.The maps are "live," but can be downloaded in advance to prevent interruptions in poor service areas.

    Voice guidance is included for 30 days, and requires a monthly or annual subscription after the initial period. Not a deal-breaker, in my opinion, because the total cost is still far less than other alternatives.

    The app gets stellar reviews in the App Store.
    11-24-2011 09:28 AM
  11. gizbug's Avatar
    Scroll up the thread. Bad user experiences with it. That's why to use anything else.
    Know at least 15 friends who use it, and experienced nothing that the poster posted with his experience. Plus the author is very helpful
    11-24-2011 09:48 AM
  12. kch50428's Avatar
    If Waze is the only PND solution you've ever used, I'm sure it's the bees knees for you... but if you've ever used a Garmin Nuvi 350 or better, you'll likely find Waze, and all the other freeware apps to be lacking by comparison.

    My $0.02
    11-24-2011 05:52 PM
  13. g.711#AC's Avatar
    Give motionX a try. Tons of feature voice is free for the trial period.
    11-25-2011 01:31 AM
  14. chrispap's Avatar
    Thanks for the tip Im defintly gona use this one!
    11-25-2011 09:19 AM
  15. kch50428's Avatar
    Navigon is on sale today...
    11-25-2011 12:57 PM
  16. RLRugby's Avatar
    so not one person mentioned maps

    it was pretty good on the evo
    11-28-2011 09:23 PM
  17. zotje1's Avatar
    As far as I know the EVO still doesn't run IOS. I loved google maps on android. The turn by turn navigation made me toss my tom tom in the back of the closet. Now I got an iphone and I'm digging the tom tom back out.
    Tried Waze which is OK but doesn't get the best directions when making a long drive.
    Mapquest seems pretty good. Directions are good, I can put in multiple stops which is great. However, it gets confused with my gps when there are too many turns...I'll be following the directions to a T and suddenly it will see me off the path and giving me directions back to the road I'm already on.


    so not one person mentioned maps

    it was pretty good on the evo
    11-30-2011 04:26 PM
  18. CPUGEEK's Avatar
    Waze is new and free and is just as good as the paid ones
    12-02-2011 02:38 AM
  19. lorenalberts's Avatar
    My new favorite App is "Shorty Cuts"
    Whoever thought of adding an acronym board to the iPhone keypad was genius.*
    12-02-2011 07:57 AM
  20. enzo25's Avatar
    My savior is Mireo DON'T PANIC and I just love this app.
    I decided to purchase it because I was referred to it by my friend, and it was cheaper on-board app than TomTom, Garmin etc.

    Check out the following link and it will tell you everything:

    Best iPhone Apps: Turn by turn GPS navigation for iPhone
    04-10-2012 07:41 AM
  21. attached2's Avatar
    hi all,
    Actually I've migrated site few week ago, new link is:
    Best iPhone Apps: Turn by turn GPS navigation for iPhone
    Best regards,
    B.
    Last edited by attached2; 07-26-2012 at 05:01 PM. Reason: wrong link
    07-06-2012 05:51 PM
  22. Vanessa Hawke's Avatar
    Have you tried MapQuest? appfavour.com/navigation/mapquest_316126557
    MapQuest is the #1 provider of FREE voice-guided, turn-by-turn, GPS navigation for iPhone. This is the most well-known for online maps, and it has been around longer than most.
    11-21-2012 07:23 AM
  23. tsak6789's Avatar
    Scroll up the thread. Bad user experiences with it. That's why to use anything else.
    I had an issue with Waze, and contacted them. It was fixed within a week. It's an awesome app.
    11-21-2012 07:36 AM
  24. aallison05's Avatar
    Waze is hit or miss for me, have been using Navigon for a few months now and really love it. If you'd like you can buy just the region you live in, and if needed buy the fresh maps later and it will give you access to all of the USA. That at least gives you a slightly lower up-front cost.

    On-board maps are key for me, I hate waiting for live maps to refresh maps and routes just as I hit an area without even 3G coverage.
    11-21-2012 07:54 AM
  25. rayz336's Avatar
    Mapquest and Scout have been pretty good for me.
    11-21-2012 09:09 AM
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