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The best GPS apps for iPhone

02 Dec 2014 App Lists
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GPS is one of the most significant functions on any iDevice. If you are looking for some awesome GPS apps then check out our list of the best GPS apps for the iPhone. 

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GPS2OS
Free
iPad / iPhone

This one is a precise GPS app that tells you where you are at any specific point. 

  • Precise grid system
  • Customized for the iOS
  • Tells you where you’re literally standing
  • Instant flashing of coordinates
  • "Text your location" function

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GPSnote
Free
iPad / iPhone

Keep track of the different places you go to by making a GPS note. 

  • Takes any notes
  • Pins your notes on your iPhone’s map
  • Functions like a portable journal
  • Instant notes for “arbitrary” locations
  • Shake to change views between map and satellite mode

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GPSmeter
Free
iPad / iPhone
1 review
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Accurately determine how far you traveled between points with this app. 

  • Gauges distances from point A to point B automatically
  • Meant for portable use
  • Includes measurement of altitude
  • Able to run in background
  • Different units of measurement

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gps4cam - Geotagging for all digital cameras
$2.99
iPad / iPhone
1 review

Automatically geotag your photos with this app. 

  • “Start Trip” function automatically tags your photos on any location
  • Extensive localization function
  • Convenient for frequent travelers
  • Automatic export of images
  • Comes with a desktop app

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GPSNotifier for iPhone 4
$1.99
iPhone

This app is great for place and time. It's a location based app that reminds you of things you need to do and places you need visit. 

  • Alarm goes off when forgetting something from one place
  • Location-based alarms
  • Can run in background
  • Customizes from the iPhone screen
  • Sets proximity of alarm

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Trail Tracker GPS
Free
iPad / iPhone
1 review

If you like to go hiking and exploring the outdoors, then get this app so you never get lost. 

  • Meant for use for the active outdoorsperson
  • View the progress of your trail as it happens on your iPhone
  • Automatic coordinates in case of emergency
  • iSpeech functionality
  • Shares your map through Facebook or Twitter

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TripLog - GPS Mileage Log Tracker
Free
iPad / iPhone
1 review

Want to save on gas? Then this is the app for you as it keeps an accurate log of your mileage. 

  • Tracks total mileage during your drives
  • Can be used for filling out IRS tax returns
  • Saves receipt either on Mac or in the cloud
  • Finds postal addresses via GPS
  • Calculates fuel for the whole trip

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GPS memo
$2.99
iPad / iPhone

If you think memos are only reserved for offices, then this app will change your way of thinking!

  • Saves your favorite locations
  • Attach notes on your map
  • Includes worldwide compass
  • Automatic backup of data
  • “Augmented Reality” enabled 

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My Maps - Google Maps with Directions, Street View, Place, Search and GPS Services
$2.99
iPad / iPhone
1 review

Make this app your main app for mapping and traveling via GPS. 

  • Updated street views
  • Offline browsing
  • Encourages exploring
  • Bookmarks your fave locations
  • 24/7 support

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Sygic: GPS Navigation, Offline Maps, Speed cameras & Head up Display (HUD)
Free
iPad / iPhone
2 reviews

Navigation at its finest. Also has offline maps in case you don't have any connection. 

  • Beautiful HUD
  • Works offline
  • Turn-by-turn navigation
  • Daily updates
  • Represents all maps in 3D
  • High quality maps

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MotionX GPS Drive
$0.99
iPad / iPhone
4 reviews

It's more than just a navigation system it also is a great aid for avoiding traffic. 

  • Updated resources
  • Predicts daily traffic
  • Complete visual assistance
  • Multi-stop routing
  • Preloaded maps

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Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic
Free
iPad / iPhone
7 reviews

This is the GPS that can be used by the whole community!

  • In-app community
  • Lists real-time traffic
  • Voice-guided navigation
  • Full frequent destinations
  • Intuitive interface

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Cherry is a hard-working writer and an aspiring web designer who can't go a day without using her favorite apps. She's always on the lookout for new apps and enjoys discovering ones that others have overlooked.

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