I have google maps, but I do not use if for navigation in the car. I'm using Gokivo Navigator which I think I got from App World for free. I had Amaze, but liked Gokivo better. Nearly the same funcionality, so I guess it is just a personal pref.
Google maps worked way better for my purposes than either. Still free and does all your directions and you can follow your progress on the map. Easy. Just my own preference however.
Really? In the car? Google maps doesn't do voice nav. AmAze does. The maps in Google are slicker but they are certainly adequate in AmAze. Plus I rely on the voice nav much more, given that I don't have the Bold mounted in the car. I also don't understand why anyone would buy the Garmin app when AmAze will do the same thing FOR FREE.
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Tried both, Amaze just seems easier to use. Not very slick, but it's free and functionable. If I really used turn by turn GPS, I would drop the $$ for a real solution.
Going to have to agree with you on that one BT. amAze does an excellent job for being free, but I rarely use it since I have a pretty d*mn good sense of direction. If I was going to use it a lot I would spend the money for the Garmin solution.
Personally, I think that amAze is the best.
It works very well, it's easy and friendly, and what I like the most is that they keep releasing new versions all the time. You can get a new version every 3 months, and each one includes great features.
AND, of course, it's free which is awesome.
Google maps is also nice, but it doesn't have the 'turn by turn', so it's not as useful...
i have to disagree i dont like amaze's menu system personally and its missing some features for inputting data. Also 6 miles search radius for POI near you is ridiculously restrictive. I like telmap better personally
It's true that google maps doesn't have turn by turn voice commands, but I'm not interested in that. It will however map out a route and show where you are in real time and even what direction you are heading in, so if you can see your phone you're good. Amaze had a horrible menu system in my opinion, and it just didn't live up to the claims made about its greatness.
I have not tried Amaze as I rather pay the carrier for Navigator (regardless of how frequently I use it). I did however try Nav4All prior to making my decision to go with Navigator and it sucked. Main reason was too many menus and screens to go through. It never found addresses that I was looking for.
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