Looking for a GPS App

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  1. rocketpod23

    rocketpod23 New Member

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    Sup guys? Like the title says, I'm looking for a Free GPS App. I already use and love Google Maps, but am looking for a few more features.

    Things I'm looking for:
    Ability to save a coordinate, and have guidance back to it (like 'car finder')
    Ability to share my coordinates with another person's smart phone

    I guess that's really about it. There are a few apps that have this capability but none of them have an interface that seems very straight forward to me. If anyone has any recommendations I would really appreciate it.

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  2. Mustang02

    Mustang02 Diamond Member

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    Waze has a send location feature.
     
  3. leeshor

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    To be honest you're looking for a lot of functionality for a free app. I haven't seen a paid app that could do all of what you're looking for.
     
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    WAZE is a great GPS / Traffic app. I use it everyday. It has real-time traffic because other Wazers (and you) inform of traffic hazards, such as police, hidden or visible, accidents, things in the road, etc. and is scarily accurate in the estimated time of arrival.
     
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    Is this for a laptop/tablet or cellphone?
     
  6. Shadez

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    Works fine on both...
     
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    If you are asking about WAZE, it is a cell phone app. I guess you could use it on a tablet if you had a car dock for it and network access.
     
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    Actually it will work fine on a (Android) tablet - 3G/4G or MiFi.
     
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    Waze is the best!
     
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    Waze is nothing more than Google Maps with a little bit of social interaction. I still prefer Google Maps.

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    Google maps doesn't warn you of cops, pot holes, road debris, accidents, red light cameras or adverse road conditions.
     
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    I've found that only about 10-20% of those notifications are actually legit. I understand that conditions change and location is important, but when they change that often, I can't see it actually being beneficial.

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