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Turn By Turn Voice Navigation on iPhone

Turn By Turn Voice Navigation on iPhone

Posted February 11, 2009 at 12:00pm by iClarified
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xGPS 1.2 will bring turn by turn voice navigation to jailbroken iPhones and is expected to be released around February 20th.

The application will be available for download from the ModMyi Cydia Repository.

- Voice Navigation
- Turn by Turn Instructions
- Night mode
- Maps Manager. Use the map manager to download maps ahead of time. There is a desktop client for both Windows and Mac.
- xGPS supports a number of external GPS modules for the 2G iPhone and iPod touch including the iGPS360 from the xGPS hardware partner Orangegadgets.com
- Miles or Km, Latitude and Longitude
- Language support
- Landscape view

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BRIKZ - February 13, 2009 at 9:52am
Ok, Downloaded and used it yesterday. This is a very promising app, and i can't wait for voice turn by turn directions with it. But there are still some problems. Just like with the Iphone gps, it still doesn't auto-correct the route itself if you decide to go a different way. For instance, if their is traffic or an accident and you need to adjust, it would be nice if it would recalibrate the route from new destination, either with the push of a button or on a fixed timer. Right now, (when you select this feature in settings) a big red wrong way banner flashes if you leave their path, and it still does the turn by turn but from the old route. Also, it won't give you directions from "your current location" you have to physically type in your current address, and going back to above, this can be difficult if you are changing your route on the fly. And it would be nice if the location/directions blanks had a memory, so if you started something with say an "s" all your previous "s" selections would pop up and you could choose from that past list, say for locations you use alot, but with different starting or ending points. Right now you can choose from bookmarks but, both previous locations are filled in at the starting and ending. All in all it looks great and has a lot of potential and i can't wait for turn by turn. And at free you can't beat the price. Thanks to the developer!!!!!!!
wfm100 - February 13, 2009 at 5:22pm
I downloaded it without any problem, but everytime I tried to get a route message appeared saying "GPS location not available". This masseage appeared when I was trying to get a route from my "current location" to another address as well as when I tried to get directions from two seperate addresses inserted from my contact list. N\It's a nice idea and I'm sure the problems and bugs can be worked out, but currently not yet "Ready for Primetime". Looks like it still needs some "homework"! wfm100@yahoo.com
BRIKZ - February 12, 2009 at 11:18am
Just downloaded it last night, and i am going to give it a try today. Will post feedback later. Thanks to the dev either way. GPS NAvigation on iphone SUCKSSSS!!!!!!!!
neilgmac - February 12, 2009 at 2:34am
OMG ITS BORAT talking on the video....hehehe
darbotz - February 12, 2009 at 2:18am
hey i try to download via cydia (version 1.1)and always get an error : POSIX:operation timed out http://apt.modmyi.com im using iphone 2g firmware 2.1 any idea ?
me - February 12, 2009 at 2:25am
remove ispazio source
darbotz - February 12, 2009 at 2:43am
thanks man but still wont work still have the same error do i need wifi ?
kesium - February 11, 2009 at 7:00pm
GPS Module? We need this? Doesn't Iphone have built in GPS?
Thomas Heben
Thomas Heben - February 11, 2009 at 9:45pm
If you dont have a 3G iPhone, then to get accurate, reliable GPS you would need an external GPS. The xGPS Official GPS Unit is manufactured and sold by OrangeGadgets.com
Rob - February 11, 2009 at 12:34pm
Awesome!!!!!! How much will it cost? Am I to understand it's for free?? That's UN-BE-LIEVAVBLE, as Jobs would have said!
Thomas Heben
Thomas Heben - February 11, 2009 at 1:52pm
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