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Scout navigation app offers robust destination help (pictures)

Scout goes above and beyond Google Maps and Apple Maps by offering help finding destinations along with alerts for bad traffic on the daily commute.

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Scout's home screen on iOS includes an open search box and icons for specialized destination lists.

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Scout shows multiple route options in a tabbed format.

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Turn-by-turn directions include graphics and voice guidance.

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The route can be viewed as a list of turns.

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Scout includes categories for points of interest.

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Scout also includes lists of local events.

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The Scout.me Web site lets you search for destinations on your PC, then sync them to the mobile app.

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Maps can be downloaded to the app for a fee.

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