Your Smartphone features advanced GPS capabilities that can be your ultimate driving guide in mapping locations and directions. Now, you can download navigation apps on your Smartphone that uses the GPS functionalities in your Smartphone and enhance its navigational benefits. We have rounded up some navigational apps that cost you nothing to download but help you a great deal whenever you feel lost, prevent you from taking wrong turn, and make your journey safe.
AT&T Navigator iPhone app converts your iPhone into a voice-based navigation system so that you can keep your eyes on the road, rather than keeping them on your phone. The app provides turn-by-turn driving directions and also includes other essential features that guide in every turn. It utters street names and renders automatic re-routing so that you do not miss even a turn. You can send the address of the destination through the website attnav.com, directly to your phone, and the app will preplan the entire route to the mentioned address in advance. It also gives updates on millions of points of interests and businesses, guides you with lowest gas prices within the nearest vicinity, and lots more. Even traffic views are updated from time to time to fetch you latest traffic conditions while you are driving. Another unique feature of this app is that you do not need to leave the app screen, including the map, to change songs on your iPhone.
Waze GPS & traffic – Social, fun!
Waze is another free navigational app that mixes fun with utility and you do not need to shell out a single penny from your pocket to enjoy all this. This is a social traffic and navigation app to facilitate you to save commuting time by fetching road reports from accessible drivers in a certain location. The app Waze’s social networking features make it unique from other iPhone navigational apps. The social layer enables several drivers like you, within your location to create a traffic report including latest traffic information. You can take active role in sharing police traps, traffic hazards, and accidents to warn other drivers within the proximity. You can access localized driving groups from Facebook, Twitter, foursquare, etc. The more you use it, the more addictive you become to its useful characteristics.
Therefore, no matter how often you take wrong turns and directions, these free apps will help you catch up with the right direction, help you prevent road accidents, traffic hazards, and map a safe, time saving journey for you. If you have tried these or some other navigational apps, share your opinion below.