iPhone / iPad: Free GPS

Posted on September 25, 2012


If you are paying for GPS services on your iPhone or iPad: Stop. There are two great, and free, GPS applications available that you can start using use right now. They are…

1. Waze. Check out their website or download it from the App Store.

Waze: In App Navigation

• Live community-contributed traffic information and road reports + notification when approaching police traps, speed cams, heavy traffic or hazards on the road

• Free traffic by-passing navigation featuring voice-guided, turn-by-turn guidance

• A 100% live map + real-time road monitoring & automatic re-routing as conditions on the road change

• Ability to create or join local driving groups, plus the option to link up with other drivers for carpooling

• Foursquare, Twitter & Facebook integrations, plus fun, geo-gaming elements



2. MapQuest 4 Mobile . Check out their website or download it from the App Store.

MapQuest 4 Mobile: In App Navigation

• Voice-guided, Turn-by-Turn Directions – Like a GPS, your phone speaks to you.

• Simplified Search – Look for restaurants, gas stations & more with a tap.

• Live Traffic – Updated every 5 minutes.

• Multi-task – Make a call or listen to music while MapQuest continues to tell you where to go.

• Walking & Driving Directions – Either way, we’ll give you the best route.

• Energy Savings Settings – Low battery? Switch to a high savings setting.

• MORE: Multiple-stop routes, landscape view, customizable avatars and more!


*Details taken from App Store description.

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