Like a normal GPS in a car...can I turn on the navigation feature just for normal around town driving?
I was wondering the same thing. I'm used to having a "follow me mode" where it will just follow your path without having to set a destination. So far I haven't been abel to find a way to do it. I'm also trying to figure out if maps will let me set detours along my path....
Yeah, sometimes i'll just choose "view map" and it will show and follow for a short time, but in this mode, I notice that it doesn't keep the backlight on like it does when your are activly engaged in navigation mode. and while the overhead view is nice, i'd like the "follow me map" to allow you to see in the same view as when you are using the navigation mode with a destination. I just wanted to make sure i'm not missing an obvious setting to do this. I know the program is still in beta and it will get better. I love it right now, it just seems to be missing a couple things.
I would like to see a quick way of doing this but I think I have it doing what you are saying in my car. I have it docked and charging and just go into nav, hit the back button when it asks for destination, then turn on my location with the sat layer on and it stays on and shows where I am at all times.
Thinking about what you proposed while I was driving I do see that , as you put it, a "follow me" mode would be nice. The part about showing you what street you are on at the time would be much more like a built in nav.