Precursor has actually constantly been a worthwhile free alternative for folks searching for something beyond Google as well as Apple Maps. A just-issued upgrade offers users predictive, user-friendly traffic press notices for users’ everyday trips, removing the should by hand look for web traffic hold-ups.

Also added is a chat feature for teams, so you could collaborate obtaining with each other. The app also sustains inviting visitors from contact lists, picking a day, time and also location. Then Scout provides real-time location and also ETA understandings so guests are able to check out the position of various other guests on the gps map. Precursor is powered by OpenStreetMap (OSM), which is not best-in-class gps information, yet it is made use of a great deal and also is frequently updated.

I provided the updated Scout a try and also discovered all functions to function well. The ETA attribute resembles Glympse, however not as flexible feature-wise. The chat functions performs, but should never be made use of while driving. The tailored website traffic guides are a smart suggestion, and you can arrange report updates offering you road disorders and encouraging you of alternating routes. I still do not believe the Scout POI data source can touch Google or even Apple’s, but it is serviceable.

Scout is definitely worth a look, and also several people will certainly such as the combination of web traffic, ETA and the conversation feature for getting teams together in a coordinated method.

Scout provides a registration solution that provides offline maps, but at US$ 25.00 a year Scout starts to clean against better as well as less-expensive rivals. Scout needs iOS 7 or later on. It’s maximized for the iPhone 5. Ideally one more upgrade will certainly permit it more completely match the display resolution of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

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