Scout GPS App Gets Optimized Dashboard, Calendar Sync, New OnMyWay Features

Posted March 29, 2013 at 3:48am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10670 views

The Scout GPS app has been updated with an optimized Dashboard, calendar sync, and new OnMyWay features.

It’s personalized GPS navigation that gets you and gets you there. With fewer taps and no hassle, you can discover and decide where to go, and get there faster.


•My Dashboard: Meet your new on-the-go BFF, the handy home screen that’s always updated with the info most important and relevant for your daily journey. With just a glance or a tap, see your personalized traffic-based commute times, your favorites, local weather, nearby places, recent places, and more.
•My Places: Save and share your favorite places.

•My Search: Find your friends, favorites, recent places, and what’s nearby faster.
•OnMyWay: Share ETA to let others know when you’ll be there and see your real-time progress on a map.
•Traffic: Avoid traffic without distractions
•Nearby: Discover things to do with one tap: restaurants, food, cheap gas, music, movies, and more

. Also discover online at and sync favorites between the site and the app.
•Navigation: Join millions of people and get free personalized GPS voice-guided navigation
•Calendar: Sync your calendar to get automatic reminders and voice-guided directions to get to appointments on time.

What's New In This Version:
• My Dashboard optimized: Now do everything faster and with virtually one or no taps right from the home screen. New additions to My Dashboard include sharing your current location or adding it your favorites in My Places, seeing traffic flows on the map, driving to contacts from your address book using the search bar, one tap to discover things to do, one tap to view your recents, and more options for your preferences by accessing you profile from My Dashboard.

• Sync with your calendar: Don’t be late for appointments. Let Scout check for entries with location info to help you get you there with voice-guided navigation.

• Free car icons: Change out the navigation arrow for a cool car instead – choose from a tank, classic convertible, Space fighter or whatever your driving mood is on any given day!

• New OnMyWay features:
• Share your real-time ETA: Let friends know when you’ll be there and see your real-time progress on a map.
• Set up auto share ETA: For added convenience, prepopulate contacts who should get ETA notifications for saved places like Home, Work or favorites.

You can download Scout from the App Store for free.

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NJ - March 29, 2013 at 9:18pm
Check out the full details on the Scout blog!
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