With its iOS Maps app, Google sets the standard for what mobile navigation should be and more.
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With its long list of features, zippy performance, and syncing of data across other devices, Google Maps is a must-have application for anyone running Android.
Use Here Maps for its basic navigation and maps, but don't bother with Nokia's added features.
Genius Maps by Mireo shows promise as a sharply designed offline navigation app, but destination input and search could use streamlining.
The Here Maps app does a pretty good job with most of what you would want in a navigation app, but various issues and a lack of visual options like Street View make it only a passable substitute for what is already available.
Apple Maps now has functional turn-by-turn navigation and gorgeous 3D Flyover features, but lack of public transit directions, shoddy details on maps, and distorted 3D views in some areas make this app mostly unusable until there's an update.
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A recent update to Google Maps on Android adds the ability to insert places that the app missed during your daily travels.
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The company has worked to fix the flaws that plagued the app at its debut three years ago. The fact that Apple Maps is the default navigation app on Apple's devices has boosted its use as well.