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Articles tagged with "Navigation"

ClearPath for Android could be the ideal traffic app for Angelenos

I am relatively new to living in Los Angeles, and take full advantage of the Google Navigation app on my Galaxy Nexus while getting acquainted with my surroundings. However, Google Navigation is problematic for residents of The City of Angels. I live near the 101 Freeway, and every time I drive any ... Full Article »

February 4, 2013 4:00pm

New Robin app for Android is a magnificent travel companion

Robin is your imperfect Siri-like girlfriend available for free on your Android device. She likes to boss you around while driving and might even give you the wrong directions. But, Robin will take your feedback and patch up her problems unlike your perfect girlfriend. Hmmm… sounds interesting, ri ... Full Article »

June 30, 2012 1:30pm

Android App Tablet Review: Poynt

Poynt is an excellent and very thorough application for finding directions and figuring out what you and your friends should do tonight. The app utilizes several search engines to quickly and efficiently find directions to just about anywhere. You can search for places based on distance from your c ... Full Article »

October 29, 2011 2:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: Google Earth

Google Earth is the ultimate map application, and it’s great for appreciating our planet on an Android tablet. Everyone knows about Google Earth by now. The mobile app version is just as good, and a load of fun to use. Find any place on the surface of the planet at any time, from the biggest city ... Full Article »

October 15, 2011 2:00am

31 essential public transport Android apps to get around cities from NYC to London

Get around any city from New York City to San Francisco to London with these handy Android local transportation apps, which let you navigate subways, trains, and buses like a pro. No more craning your neck in a crowded subway trying to see the name of the stop, wondering when the bus will come, or s ... Full Article »

September 28, 2011 4:30pm

The arrow is pointing up for navigation apps on Android

At its onset, Android had an obvious advantage over other mobile operating systems as far as its navigation capabilities are concerned. It helps to be able to draw from the innovation and bundled features found in Google Maps. Today, Android’s navigation features, which include a wealth of indepen ... Full Article »

August 8, 2011 3:30pm

MapQuest Android app offers a new way to find your destination

MapQuest for your Android phone might not be on par with Google Maps, but it's still pretty decent. MapQuest has pretty much everything you'd expect from a GPS program. In fact, it seems very similar to Google Maps. It has spoken directions and street names, traffic information, points of interest ... Full Article »

March 3, 2011 4:43am

Five free essential apps to plan travels with your Android

One of the best functions of an Android phone is the ability to use apps to plan and navigate travels. Whether you prefer to fly the friendly skies or travel America as a road warrior, check out these five free apps for planning travels with your Android phone. Google Earth The first thing I do wh ... Full Article »

October 24, 2010 7:30pm

Best navigation apps for Android

One great thing about Android phones is their ability to help you orient yourself, based on your exact location. With navigation tools, you can find your way to anywhere you'd like to go. The Android market has a number of navigation apps to choose from, helping you track down garage sales and avoid ... Full Article »

September 27, 2010 8:37am

Find your way with the useful Compass Android app

Not everyone needs a compass app. For most people, GPS navigation will get you where you want to go. But, if you are one of the few – and proud – that enjoys hiking, letterboxing or geocaching games, then the free Compass Android app is worth the download. The app sports several compass types ... Full Article »

August 30, 2010 8:23am

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