Getting around a city or a suburb, whether it’s an everyday routine or you’re in an unfamiliar place, is getting more and more complicated. Yes, your native maps on your smartphone can show you where your destination is, but you sometimes need much more than that. TomTom GO Mobile is the latest app that will help you navigate your way through traffic jams, unfamiliar territory, and even avoid speed traps.
The app promises that it will get you to wherever you want to go, but faster. It will always give you real-time traffic information and will give you the best route to get to your destination, avoiding traffic, road construction, and even telling you where the speed cameras/traps are (so you know what to do, wink wink). When you favorite your usual places to visit on the map, you just tap on it and it will automatically give you the best route already. And if you input your contacts on to the app, with their addresses included, just select who you will visit, and your route will be planned out already.
The maps are stored on your phone so you can still use it even when you don’t have Internet connection. It has maps for around 100 countries so even when you’re outside the US, you can still use TomTom. The buildings and landmarks are in 3D so it will be easier for you to navigate.
TomTom GO Mobile is the new app, actually replacing the previous GPS Navigation app. It can be downloaded for free from the Google Play Store, but you’ll only be able to use it for free for the first 75 km every month. If you want unlimited driving, you can upgrade through an in-app purchase. One year will cost you around $22 while 3 years subscription will be around $50.