Spoken navigation for iPhone

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  1. Colette

    Colette Once you go black...

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    Has anyone used Mapquest or similar apps on their iPhone for spoken turn-by-turn instructions?
     
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  3. JNO

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    My GPS tells me when to turn. And when to slow down. And which parking space to use. And warns me of dogs. And pedestrians.

    It's called a NavWoman.
     
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  4. trev

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    Haven't used the iphone one but the free navigation and mapping on Nokia works well, I use this more than a GPS unit when on the bike. Or for walking around the city even.
     
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  5. Colette

    Colette Once you go black...

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    Yes, I used to have it on my old Nokia N97 but am surprised there isn't an equivalent on the 4S, especially considering the Siri functionality. :shrug:
     
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    I've got one of them, does all those things but has no sense of direction whatsoever.

    Even on our Tom Tom thingy, I turn the sound down and just follow the map. Can't stand the voices telling where to go, I have enough voices in my head already. Google maps is fine for me on the iPhone.
     
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  7. Colette

    Colette Once you go black...

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    My reason for posting is that I was thinking of putting the phone in a jacket pocket and using the gps through earphones (while on the bike). Shame it doesn't seem possible...
     
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  8. trev

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    Reception will be no good in pocket. I just put it in a pocket and pull it out to check the map if I need to. The little bar mount bag on both KTMs is perfect though. Like Cal I never need sound I just refer to the map and distance to turn instruction.
     
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  9. remedy

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    I've used the Google navigation app on android with the phone under the pillion seat connected to charger and bluetooth into my helmet headset thingy. Works brilliant.
     
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    Just don't try to go over the Harbour Bridge
     
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  11. Cal

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    iOS 6 will have Apple's new mapping software built in. They are moving away from google maps. It will have turn by turn voice nav as standard.
     
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