Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic

Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic

Average User Rating:
2.0
out of 1 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
3.7.8.0
File Size:
114.06KB
Date Added:
May 26, 2014
Price:
Free; Requires Android phone
Operating Systems:
Android/2.3.3 - 2.3.7
Total Downloads:
1,267
Downloads Last Week:
13
Product ranking:
#5 in Maps
Additional Requirements:
Android 2.2

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  • 2 stars

    "Does not work as well since Google bought it."

    October 25, 2013   |   By mjhampton

    Version: Waze Social GPS Maps & Traffic 3.7.2.0

    Pros

    Waze was a very powerful, easy to use map & navigation tool that monitored traffic and would determine the quickest route to your destination.

    Cons

    Since Google purchased Waze, it's ability to navigate in High Occupancy Lanes (HOV) has been eliminated. Previously, once a vehicle had entered HOV lanes, the navigation would determine your route through the end of the HOV Lanes (if necessary). In one instance, there was an accident in HOV and WAZE directed me out the exit before the accident and back in after it ... that was before Google. Now it does not work in HOV and routes a vehicle out of HOV into the main lines (usually the wrong way down an on-ramp).
    That would normally not be cause for such a low rating, however, the only way to report this navigation problem through the app receives the response, "Waze has no way of knowing the hours of HOV around the country..." (or something equally generic).
    I am being kind with two stars because of the unresponsiveness of the Waze team and lack of support.
    It worked perfectly before Google bought it; even in HOV.

    Summary

    Use to be a great product, now all it is useful for is giving your commute information to Google to store in their database about your personal life.

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