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  1. Waldo

    Waldo Well-Known Member
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    I haven't opened VZ Navigator yet but I've always used the Google Navigation app on my Droid1. Now I see Verizon has included their navigator app.. why?

    Which do you guys prefer and why?
     

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    Unless something has changed VZ Navigator is a paid service. Google Map's, on the other hand, is free and is compatible with most internet-accessible Android devices.
     
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    Because Verizon wants more of your money!

    VZ Navigator costs $9.99 per month plus data usage. It comes free with the $10 75Mb data plan, but at 2 to 5Mb per minute quoted on Verizon website, you'd hit your cap on a 15 minute trip around town!



    From Verizon website:
    VZ Navigator

    VZ Navigator provides all the features of an advanced navigation system on your mobile phone at a fraction of the price of other Global Positioning Services (GPS) devices and systems. VZ Navigator provides: heads-up, voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions (with auto-rerouting if you miss a turn); local search of nearly fourteen million points of interest (POIs) in the U.S.A.; and detailed color maps that can be quickly panned and zoomed. With VZ Navigator you will know where you are, know what
     
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    One of the nice things about Android is we no longer are stuck paying for a Nav app, such as VZNav. use google navigation, FTW!!!
     
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    Waldo Well-Known Member
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    That's dumb.. yet they still include it -_-
     
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    Little fuze here, when you stick your phone in the car dock what navigator comes up and starts running?
    Is it VZ, or google?

    Thanks
    Wolvie
     
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    Not sure, I didn't get a phone dock since I didn't think my Otterbox Commuter would work with it
     
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    Google navigation is awesome...
     
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    Google Navigation is the best much better than VZ Navigator.
     
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    I was using Sygic on my previous android device but it doesn't seem to work on the Razr despite being listed as a supported device. I posted a support question about this yesterday to Sygic - hopefully they will have a useful answer soon.
    I strongly prefer a navigation app that works offline just in case.
     
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    Vznav is a holdover from before android. My ex had it on her voyager. It was pretty cool while it was free but we were sure to cancel it. I bet there are many ppl out there that got used to it and still use and pay for it due to ignorance to other options.


    I use google maps.
     

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