Magellan iPhone GPS App Launches Today With Turn by Turn Directions, Additional Features

James Johnson - Author

Jun. 15 2013, Updated 9:17 p.m. ET

GPS device manufacturer Magellan today announced the release of their own iPhone App, named RoadMate 2010. The program like most iPhone GPS options provides turn-by-turn directions, offers bookmarks and spoken navigation cues and even lane guidance.

Users can also use the programs “pedestrian mode” and a “find your car” setting which will allow you to set a market before you walk a way from your car and find it at a later time, a great option for parking in big city are really large mall parking lots.

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The iPhone App also has the ability to display highway signs and gives access to 3D landmarks as a means to reference where you are, although not all major landmarks are included at this time. Users can also access their address book to find contact addresses which makes for simple navigation abilities.

The North American edition of the program will run you $80 and includes US, Canada and Puerto Rico mapping. The program also supports several languages which include English, French and Spanish voices. Although according to iPodNN street names can only be read out loud in English and French.


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