Collapsible menu bar

Turn-by-turn directions

Connected search

It's full of stars

Routing

Switch to Yelp?

Yelp app

Heading back to RoadMate

Google Local search

Google search result

OneTouch menu

Traffic

Trip planner

Current location

iPod integration

The RoadMate 2.0 app's info bar can be hidden or displayed at the touch of a button to show as much or as little info as needed and maximize screen real estate.
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Of course, the primary function of the RoadMate app is to give turn-by-turn directions, which it does with spoken street names and unobtrusive chimes.
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Google Local search and Yelp integration join RoadMate's standard POI database.
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Yelp search results include user-generated reviews with from one to five stars.
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Clicking the orange arrow next to a venue takes you to the Route Overview screen, where you can initiate navigation.
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Tapping the rating triggers a switch to the Yelp app (which is a separate download).
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Yelp's app features more detailed user reviews and info about the venue in question.
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If the venue is a restaurant that takes reservations, you can make one using OpenTable. Or, by using iOS' multitasking shortcut, you can return to the RoadMate app.
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Searching with Google allows you to pull local POIs from the search giant's database of destinations.
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Google search entries are less detailed than the average Yelp review, but often include user reviews as well.
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Yelp and Google searches can be saved to Magellan's OneTouch menu. So if you're a fan of, for example, Ethiopian food, the best local spots can always be at your fingertips.
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The RoadMate app also features traffic data, but this feature is (oddly) disabled by default.
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Multiple destinations can be programmed and routed to in sequence. There's even an optimize option that will automatically reorganize a list of destinations for minimal travel time or distance.
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RoadMate can also store the location of your car, which can be used with pedestrian mode if you forget where you parked.
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You can even control playback of iOS' iPod application from within the app.
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