Mapquest is still an excellent resource, but it needs a major overhaul to keep up with the online mapping world.
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The MapQuest app for iPhone may be short on many navigation features, but it does offer free voice prompts for route guidance.
Mapquest introduced Superbowl themed GPS that transforms turn-by-turn into play-by-play directions.
New options are intended to help people share personalized maps via social networks, plan a trip to include landmarks along the way, and find nearby hotels and restaurants.
The newly updated MapQuest 4 Mobile can now speak to you while you travel, effectively providing free GPS-powered navigation.
We look at the performance and features of the MapQuest Navigator and Gokivo Navigator applications for GPS iPhones.
Purchasers of the mapping and directions service are likely to be other mapping giants, such as Microsoft, sources say.
MapQuest has stopped Google Maps' market share gains for the time being. But Google Maps increasingly benefits from Google search results.
The venerable mapping service gets new features, but not new enough.
AOL's mapping site is expanding its push to become a hub for locally relevant information with restaurant reviews and other content from Yelp.