From map apps to GPS trackers, with the right navigation apps you can get as lost as you want! For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Navigations Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and recent reviews of iOS navigation applications.
En Route! Updates Makes Real-Time Location Sharing Even Easier
"Are we there yet?" Ah, the mantra of kids traveling in the backseat for ages. "Are you here yet?" Just as annoying, this friend, family and colleague quip via text and phone call is no longer needed with the real-time location sharing web and mobile app En Route!, which announced an update this week.
Speed PRO+ 1.0 Universal app released with retina graphics
Mother Tucker, LLC today is pleased to announce the release of Speed PRO+ 1.0 for iPhones and iPads. Designed originally for GPS-equipped iPhones and iPads, Speed PRO+ is a universal GPS-based speedometer that gives users a digital view of their current speed, average speed, top speed, distance traveled, elapsed time and altitude and allows them to save their routes.
inArrivo Update Promises to Make Travel by Bus in Rome Easier
In Arrivo releases version 3.0 of its application.
Created by Italian iOS app developer Fabrizio Bartolomucci to remove the complexity of the Roman bus system, the third iteration of the "In Arrivo!" app introduces a number of new developments designed to make use of public transport even easier.
Theodolite Augmented-Reality Navigation App Gets Updated for New iPad
Hunter Research and Technology today is pleased to announce that its popular Theodolite app series has been optimized for the new 3rd generation iPad. Theodolite HD is a viewfinder-based compass, GPS, map, zoom camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer.
Maps 3D Uses Detailed Terrain Display to Help Users Navigate the Great Outdoors
Whether you're skiing, cycling, mountaineering, off-roading or simply traveling, the Maps 3D iPhone app is the GPS navigation system for all your outdoor activities. The features are a delight — mountains, valleys and your own route are displayed in 3D from start to finish for a totally new navigation experience!
Waze Announces Hands-Free Traffic Reporting for iPhone Commuters
"Waze has found a touch-free means for drivers to safely interact with their traffic information while driving," said Roger C. Lanctot, Associate Director of Strategy Analytics' Global Automotive Practice.
MotionX-GPS Adds New Features for Skiing and Snowboarding
Fullpower-MotionX today announced a major update to its MotionX-GPS App for iPhone and iPod touch that adds support for skiing and snowboarding.
MotionX-GPS is now the perfect app to take to the slopes as it's been enhanced with a new ski/snowboard mode to make your mountain experience even more fun.
Discover the Magic Kingdom With ThemeParkGPS Voice-Guided Navigation App
ThemePark Guides, Inc is pleased to announce the first-ever, voice guided, turn-by-turn navigation iPhone App for the Magic Kingdom, Orlando. With ThemeParkGPS, users can now get precise directions from their current location, within the Park, to any of the other points of interest also within the Park.
MapMuse Announces Release of 2011 Christmas Lights Locator Website and Accompanying iPhone App
MapMuse today announced the release of its 2011 data update to the Christmas Light Displays locator, a map-based web platform that's designed to give homeowners and other holiday decorators the chance to show off their holiday lights to thousands of internet visitors.
MotionX GPS Drive is Top-Notch Auto and Pedestrian Navigation App
However, that's not to say drivers don't need them from time to time. And if they do, MotionX GPS Drive is the one they want.
GeoGuide 3D Guides Outdoor Adventurers Where Other Maps Go Blank
Outdoor athletes, hikers and geocachers know that a map is only as good as it's off-road navigation. Unfortunately, this is precisely where most traditional navigation systems fail, according to MovingWorld today.
Geocaching guiding you for hours of hidden treasure fun
Geocaching is basically a game of treasure hunting. When I first heard about it a year ago I had no idea how remarkably popular geocaching is. It’s a game played by untold numbers of people throughout the world.
Catchif Works for the Location Aware
Catchif joins the crowded field of apps competing to share your location and keep tabs on others.
While Catchif works well, it may not be compelling enough to move you off of Loopt, Google Latitude, or any of the other more popular services that have developed a strong following.
AudibleSpeed Enables You to See and Hear Just How Fast You’re Traveling
If you want to know how fast you’re traveling and for how long, whether it’s on wheels or by boat, then OK Apps’ AudibleSpeed (GPS Speed Monitor) will satisfy your need for speed with sight and sound.
Voice Mark Lets You Audio Tag and Go
Voice Mark — If you and your iPhone 3G or 3GS get around a lot, you may find it’s sometimes hard to remember your impressions about each place you've visited. GeoGraffiti’s Voice Mark provides you with the ability create audio geotags of each location that interests you as well as listen to the audio geotags created by other users of this app.