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Today, mobile devices can function as good navigation tools. This can help users find a better and faster route. Businesspeople, students, office workers, and even housewives can benefit a lot from the GPS applications offered in the App Store. There are some free navigation apps and there are also apps that may be a bit costly. Users should choose the application that suits their everyday needs. Here are some of the best iPhone applications for navigation. #1 – TomTom U.S. & Canada Price: $59.99 For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad This application is well-suited to those travelling and living in the U.S. and Canada since the maps cover all cities and streets of these two countries. It provides updated maps for free and can be accessed even without a mobile signal. It also displays the fastest route to a particular destination as well as routes to avoid heavy traffic. It supports multitasking, seamless navigation, auto symbols, eco-routes, and many other essential navigation features. It also provides social network support like Foursquare and Facebook. #2 – NAVIGON North America Price: $49.99 For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad This newly updated application comes with great navigation features such as Lane Assistance, Clear Spoken Announcements, Speed Assistance, Route Planning, Emergency Help, and more. It uses an intuitive and simple interface so users will not have a hard time navigating the app. The maps cover wider areas such as the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada. However, battery life can be decreased with continuous use of the GPS. #3 – Magellan RoadMate North America Price: $59.99 For: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad This application has added new features to enhance its functionality and performance. It now has three voice options to give a better turn-by-turn assistance. It also offers text to speech features as well as safety alerts. It displays 3D buildings, highway signs, lane assist, Yelp information, and a lot more. Users will also like its in-app music, find your car, and pedestrian mode features. #4 – MapQuest Price: Free For: iPhone This is a voice-guided navigation application that can be installed for free. Users are able to locate nearby gas stations, get live traffic updates, find nearby restaurants and establishments, and also receive driving and walking directions. It supports landscape view, auto-reroute, customized avatars, and so much more.
Matt is a technology enthusiast, particularly surrounding smartphones and Apple products. Living in the UK, Matt passionately follows all of the latest news on Apple from across the globe.