What Turn-by-Turn Navigation Should Look Like

The new Google Maps app was finally released, and I'm loving it so far, but it's missing a feature I've been hoping to see map apps implement for some time. I have this problem where as soon as I pull up directions on my phone, whether right after entering my destination or getting out of the subway station, I get into … » 12/14/12 8:54am 12/14/12 8:54am

Skobbler Gives Free Turn By Turn Navigation To International Android…

Google Maps Navigation is a wonderful turn-by-turn navigation app for Android. Only problem? It's only available in the US and UK. Thankfully, Skobbler is bringing their own free turn-by-turn navigation to the rest of the world. » 7/16/10 4:20pm 7/16/10 4:20pm

Skobbler Brings Free Street-Level, Turn By Turn Directions to the…

The TomToms and Navigons of the world have street-level turn-by-turn navigation down pat, but they're expensive. Skobbler uses OpenStreetMap, the "wikipedia of maps," to deliver its turn-by-turn directions for free, but it's kinda a "get what you pay for" thing. » 6/09/10 3:12pm 6/09/10 3:12pm

MapQuest's Free iPhone App Now Does Turn-By-Turn Voice Directions

Google scared the balls off of turn-by-turn navigation companies when it released its free nav app for Android, largely because an iPhone version seemed inevitable. Well, it's still not here. But MapQuest's free voice navigation is! » 3/30/10 12:50pm 3/30/10 12:50pm

Nokia Is Nok-Nok-Nokking on TomTom's Door With Free Turn-By-Turn…

Following Google's momentous news last October about free turn-by-turn navigation on Android phones, Nokia's just now abolished the price-tag for 74 countries. That's 73 more than Google offers it to. And even better news—it's available now. » 1/21/10 5:16am 1/21/10 5:16am

First Turn-By-Turn Navigation App Comes to Android, Hates America

AndNav2 is Android's first
turn-by-turn navigation app, marking one of the first instances where Android's wide-open apps policy has put it at an advantage over the iPhone. At least, in Europe. UPDATED 10:38 EST

Since the software is based on the OpenStreetMap mapping data, the app will be more useful in some areas… » 12/19/08 9:00am 12/19/08 9:00am