Posts Tagged: Navigation

‘Coverage’ for iPhone and iPad Shows You T-Mobile’s LTE Network

T-Mobile USA began offering pre-orders for the iPhone 5 today prior to the official launch of the device on its network on April 12. T-Mobile is offering some unique payment plans for Apple’s flagship smartphone along with some straightforward and competitively-priced plans compared to other US carriers. If you’re tempted to switch to T-Mobile but… Read more »

Google Maps Finds Its Way to the App Store

If you’ve been led astray, in Australia or elsewhere, by Apple’s revamped Maps app in iOS 6 and hoped for a native Google app to take its place, your wish has come true. Late last night, the search giant released Google Maps in the App Store and you can download it in all its direction-giving… Read more »

Nokia Joins the Map App Fray with ‘HERE Maps’

If you, like many others, have not been pleased with Apple’s Maps app in iOS 6, you’ll be happy to know that Nokia is getting in on the maps action. Late last night, Nokia released its HERE Maps app for iPhone and iPad, bringing Navteq-based map and POI data to the App Store. HERE Maps… Read more »

‘Quick Route’ Melds Google Places Data with Turn-By-Turn Navigation

If you’re running iOS 6 on your iPhone and still really, really miss Google’s map information in the revamped Maps app, you’ll be happy to know that the search giant is reportedly working on its own app to make available in the App Store. As pointed out by our sister site MacRumors over the weekend,… Read more »

Public Transportation Apps to Supplement Maps in iOS 6

Last week we listed several alternatives to Maps, an app that Apple has redone for iOS 6, moving away from Google’s version to use its own mapping technology and earning criticism for inaccurate map data as a result. Since then, Apple has gone as far as acknowledging the problems with Maps in an open letter… Read more »

Coverage for iPhone and iPad Shows You LTE Network Maps for US Carriers

Apple finally jumped on the LTE bandwagon with the iPhone 5 and while US carriers have been frantically upgrading their networks, coverage isn’t even close to complete throughout much of the country. If you’re looking to get a new iPhone but want to know which carrier offers the best coverage for your area, there’s a… Read more »

Alternatives to Apple’s Maps App in iOS 6

The Maps app in iOS 6 has been lambasted pretty thoroughly even in the short time it’s been available to the public for laughably incorrect data (check out this collection of screenshots for a good chuckle) to a simple lack of useful information compared to its predecessor. Though I’m not a betting woman, I’d still… Read more »