Use Here Maps for its basic navigation and maps, but don't bother with Nokia's added features.
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.
Genius Maps by Mireo shows promise as a sharply designed offline navigation app, but destination input and search could use streamlining.
With its iOS Maps app, Google sets the standard for what mobile navigation should be and more.
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.
The search giant has been embarrassed by recent stunts targeting Google Maps, reminiscent of "Google Hacks" designed to change search results to make political statements.
Taking on the tech industry's biggest companies might seem a fool's errand, but Russia's Yandex has reason to think its Web browser has a chance challenging Chrome.
Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.
Apple buys a GPS company, gaining new location-tracking powers. Meanwhile, a cybersecurity researcher raises concerns of airplane hacking, and Google is said to add a "buy" button to search results.