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.
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.
Android 4.4 KitKat brings Android to the masses, introduces a minimal design, and puts Google search in your dialer.
From CNET Magazine: Smartphones, online services and biometric scanners are already easing the way for travelers. Expect even more tech to transform your journeys in the not-too-distant future.
Maps update adds Apple Watch compatibility, estimated times of arrival for various transportation and other features.
You use Google Maps all the time to figure out where you are going. Now, CNET's Sharon Profis explains how to use the Timeline feature in Maps to see all the places you've been.