I just moved to a new city, and while Android’s navigation function has been invaluable to getting me where I need to go, I’ve realised that I still don’t know anything about how the city is laid out, nor can I take a simple drive to my friend’s house, which I’ve been to many times, without my GPS directing me. If your sense of direction is similarly lacking and you want a more intuitive understanding of your city, here are a few things you can do to rid yourself of that GPS dependency and actually learn your way around.
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iOS: There’s no shortage of GPS apps for the iPhone, but most come with hefty price tags attached. Telstra’s Whereis app is an unusual exception: it offers turn-by-turn directions for Australians, and it’s completely free.
22 July 2011
Turn-by-turn navigation is incredible, but typing in addresses can get tedious quickly (and dangerous). Here’s how to add a one-tap navigation shortcut to your home screen.
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14 March 2011
Your Android can call people, remind you of appointments, and give directions to places you need to go. So why isn’t there a to-do manager that takes advantage of those powers? Todo Q is just such a beast. It’s smart about connecting your Android’s utilities to your tasks.
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