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    Best GPS App For iPhone 4?
    Are there good, inexpensive GPS apps for the iPhone 4? I'm interested in an app that will give directions to a specific address, like a Garmin GPS in a car. If there are apps you guys use and trust, please advise. Thanks in advance.
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    Yeah, none of the GPS apps are very cheap. If you want something passable, you can just use the Google Maps app that comes with the iPhone.

    I would agree that if you're willing to pay, I'd recommend TomTom.
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    I use the Free MapQuest app all the time, I find it to be really good.......heck I would have paid for it!
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    Motion-x GPS Drive is $.99 - but the turn by turn costs $3/month or $20/year.
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    MotionX GPS Drive for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    I bought the Tom Tom app when it was on sale for $35 - which has turn by turn built in.
    TomTom U.S. & Canada for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store
    Looks like it is back up to $50. There is a $20/year charge for traffic info.

    The Motion GPS is nice if you use GPS navigation infrequently - because you can pay for it monthly.

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    If you really need a free GPS, use Waze. It uses open source maps that you can edit online. Sometimes it's directions are really bad, but it will generally get you there.

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    Actually a shame you are US based as there is a new app called Navfree GPS.
    It may be that there is a US version though. Worth a search of the App store for certain, it got good reviews on a tech show here.
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    I like Navigon! There's voice instructions and it tells you turn by turn.

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    Co-Pilot is the best of the low-priced offerings out there. It's not quite on-par with a good standalone GPS, and it doesn't hold a candle to Google Navigation on Android, but it'll get you to where you're going.

    The only hang up I had with it is that it didn't warn me about a traffic circle in Phoenix.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevriano View Post
    Actually a shame you are US based as there is a new app called Navfree GPS.
    It may be that there is a US version though. Worth a search of the App store for certain, it got good reviews on a tech show here.
    Agreed I have Nav Free and it works very well.

    It doesn't speak the directions but then again it doesn't cost any money and is accurate.

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    if you use the Nav Free app, does it use up your monthly allowed data download quota?
    thanks
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    if you use the Nav Free app, does it use up your monthly allowed data download quota?
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    No, it's totally free, beware though, the latest update has bought in ads, and no one likes it now. Try and find an older version if you can.
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    NAVMII 100% is better than Tomtom (we want your money tld)
    i have the paid version which with speed cameras is less than a £5 !! fantastic routing and
    very fast start up

    walks all over TT for the money . I have also use the french maps and they work fine

    no data us which also makes it a bargain

    Tomtom is far too greedy.

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