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Navigation on Phones

Postby viator_de » 28 Jul 2016, 23:15

Since I am still new to Taiwan I heavily rely on Navigation App to get around. With limited Chinese language skills asking for directions is not an option yet.
I mostly I used Google maps until now. But it does not have offline maps in Taiwan due to licensing issues of the map data. A data connection is required.

Recently a new redesigned free HERE WeGo App came out Video and I gave it a try and boy it completely trashes Google Maps.
Android - iOS

Here is what I like:
* Offline Maps (Taiwan ca. 380MB) - Navigate with out data connection! :discodance:
* When navigating in a car it will show you the current speed limit! - speed signs are quite sparse in Taiwan compared to Europe, often I am not sure if the speed limit is 50, 60 or 70 when I drive outside of the city
* You can download and select navigation voices in various languages
* It will warn you when approaching a stationary speed trap :thumbsup:
* When I choose to avoid toll roads it will actually do it. Google fails hard on this.

Still need to test.
* public transport navigation
* moto and bicycle navigation
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Re: Navigation on Phones

Postby Ibis2k12 » 29 Jul 2016, 11:55

They changed HERE Maps to HERE WeGo ? I need to update my smartphone asap!
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Re: Navigation on Phones

Postby tom1807 » 29 Jul 2016, 14:27

Is enough to update the program, not necessarily the phone ;)
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