Which GPS software do you guys use?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by RaiseUp151z, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. RaiseUp151z

    RaiseUp151z Well-Known Member
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    I like the Google navigation but it doesn't have many options ...like the speed limit I am traveling & etc. Sprint Navigation by TeleNav is decent you can sync it with your computer & send info right to GPS. But it is slow as hell compared to the Google navigation.

    Is there anything else you guys would recommend?
     

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  2. gowcaizer1978

    gowcaizer1978 Well-Known Member
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    Google nav is my favorite but i like the Sprint nav if i have to do any highway driving for long periods of time. The Sprint nav has constant traffic updates.
     
  3. htcevolee

    htcevolee Well-Known Member
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    I use Google Nav and Google Maps.
     
  4. jgalan14

    jgalan14 Well-Known Member
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    google navs works good enough for me but if there anything more advanced probably will cost you more money
     
  5. RaiseUp151z

    RaiseUp151z Well-Known Member
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  6. sesso

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  7. jhale83

    jhale83 Well-Known Member
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    I have CoPilot on my phone but use Google Nav more frequently. CoPilot has a lot of options though and I like the fact that I can set it to turn the backlight off unless I'm near a turn (you can also do this with Sprint Nav) and it stores the maps on your storage card so you don't need a network connection. It costs $29.99 though. Not a bad price for what it does. Just install it from the market and try it out for 24 hours. If it doesn't do what you want for the price just uninstall and refund.
     
  8. gameday26

    gameday26 Well-Known Member
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    google maps is awesome!
     
  9. Daft Punk

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  10. drksilenc

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    except you arnt aloud to do that legally which means no discussuion of it on this site
     
  11. RaiseUp151z

    RaiseUp151z Well-Known Member
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    haha true that....edited that post
     
  12. keyholeSecrets

    keyholeSecrets Well-Known Member
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    Thought i would ask here since its about GPS.. How do i enable street view in Google Nav?


    Nevrmind.. found it. Keeping on topic.. though i prefer SprintNav but GoogleNav loads up pretty quick.
     
  13. Zippydo

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    Honestly...Google Nav would be better if the voice wasn't so robotic. I actually prefer Sprint Navigation right now. Would completely jump over to Google Nav once it's a bit more mature.
     
  14. alansauce

    alansauce Well-Known Member
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    I would use the google nav more if it can be used in landscape. The sprint one actually got me lost a few times.
     
  15. PuRock

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    I like Sprint Nav. It's easier to speak a navigation. Maybe I haven't figured out the quick way on google maps yet.
     
  16. flyjbaker

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    The voice search function is MUCH better in Google than with Sprint Nav.
    I was with my wife in the car and we both have EVOs and trying to navigate to the same thing and we used the voice search function on each app....the Google results were MUCH better...in fact, mine found about 9 locations and hers none. We were searching Quest Diagnostics.

    With that said, all of the other comments on here apply. the robotic voice on google is pretty annoying and sometimes even hard to understand due to the unnatural cadence.
     
  17. skpd

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    Google Nav with Street View rocks!

    huh? sure it could be used in landscape. what are you saying?
     
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