Mapquest launches free Android app with turn-by-turn navigation

Aol’s Mapquest has launched its free Android application in Android market. This app comes with OpenStreetMap (OSM) data that allows consumers to use the app internationally, as well as directly report errors onto the map.

MapQuest for Android Features:

Voice-guided/Turn-by-turn Navigation: The phone speaks directions regarding where and when to make a turn

Voice Search: Drivers can speak the desired destination for search and directions

Map Toolbar: Easily find restaurants, coffee shops, gas stations and parking with one click

Walking & Driving Directions: Recommends the best route and rotates the map based on orientation of travel

Live Traffic Flow/Incidents: Extensive coverage updated every 5 minutes

“We are thrilled to launch international capabilities on the MapQuest for Android application,” said Christian Dwyer, senior vice president and general manager, MapQuest. “For maps and directions outside North America, we default to a navigation experience on open data, allowing MapQuest users to play an active role in improving the depth and quality of the map.”

Get hold of Mapquest from Android Market for FREE.

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