There are plenty of GPS apps in the App Store for turn-by-turn navigation, but few are dedicated to route planning or exploration. If the built-in Maps app isn’t getting the job done for you, the folks at CoPilot may have just the thing -- and it’s free and universal.
You may recall Garmin’s first move into the App Store back in January with StreetPilot, a navigation app that tried a different approach from the others -- leaving the maps out, requiring users to have data access through their iPhone. Now the company is back to rectify that move, complete with maps.
One of the unfortunate aspects of a Wi-Fi only iPad is the lack of a GPS chip, which is only included in the 3G models that cost $129 more. However, it appears that tethering your iPad to your iPhone allows the tablet to also receive accurate GPS data as well.
Verizon iPhone 4 owners, welcome to the App Store! On the heels of the carrier’s own free My Verizon Mobile and VZ Transfer apps released last week, GPS developer TeleNav has announced that Verizon customers will be getting their own “Big Red” flavor navigation in the style of the AT&T Navigator app.
Remember Garmin’s attempt to enter the smartphone race with the Nuviphone? Apparently, neither does Garmin -- the company has (for now) thrown in the towel on that approach and released their new StreetPilot app for the iPhone instead.
Four new job posts on Apple’s website late last week seem to indicate that the company may be searching for iOS software engineers with “experience developing navigation software” -- could a built-in navigation app be part of the iOS 5 mix?
As blizzards and the like bear down on the nation, sometimes traveling can get a little dicey, and it can be easy to lose where you're at. Granted, you could probably just pull over and open a map, but why not let your iPhone do that for you? We highlight two apps that are the leaders, Navigon's MobileNavigator North America, and TomTom's U.S. & Canada app.
They may be late to the party, but Magellan has finally updated their RoadMate GPS apps for iOS 4, complete with multitasking, fast app switching, uninterrupted navigation while on phone calls and free traffic data.
For our GPS enthusiasts out there, if you're still without the TomTom app, the company just added another reason you may want to consider adding the GPS navigation app to your arsenal. You can now pick any photos in your photo roll that have been geo-tagged and navigate to that location.
Hey! You've got your turn-by-turn navigation in my phone call! Wait, your phone call's in my turn-by-turn navigation!
With iOS set to make the scene with consumers everywhere early next week, it was bound to happen sooner or later: Videos and reveals of Apps running in the background on an iPhone have started cropping up to draw consumers in with their new-fangled feature allure.
In this case, ze German GPS device and App developer Navigon reveals the turn-by-turn navigation and multi-tasking goodness iOS users can look forward to when running their the latest update of their GPS navigation application on an iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4.