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Old 06-15-2015, 05:22 PM   #21
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Is there a better app for determining route driving time? None of the common mapping destination tools (GoogleMaps, MapQuest, Good Sam Trip Planner) accommodate MPH adjustments to more accurately determine/calculate travel time. Granted, MPH calculator apps exist and it can also be easily calculated manually but so far I haven't found an app that does everything (destination to destination mapping, identification of services and rest stops along the way, and adjustments for driving speed and route advisories). Any recommendations?
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:01 PM   #22
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Is there a better app for determining route driving time? None of the common mapping destination tools (GoogleMaps, MapQuest, Good Sam Trip Planner) accommodate MPH adjustments to more accurately determine/calculate travel time. Granted, MPH calculator apps exist and it can also be easily calculated manually but so far I haven't found an app that does everything (destination to destination mapping, identification of services and rest stops along the way, and adjustments for driving speed and route advisories). Any recommendations?
Waze is by far the best app for navigation. It is all user reports based so you can see accidents ahead and how badly they're effecting traffic. It also alerts you when someone is stopped on the shoulder ahead or if there are police ahead.

I believe your arrival time is based on the speed you're traveling but don't quote me on that.

If family or friends have the app, you can share your trip so they can see exactly where you are and when you'll arrive.

It's awesome!
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Old 06-15-2015, 06:12 PM   #23
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Old 06-15-2015, 08:44 PM   #24
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Waze is by far the best app for navigation. It is all user reports based so you can see accidents ahead and how badly they're effecting traffic. It also alerts you when someone is stopped on the shoulder ahead or if there are police ahead. I believe your arrival time is based on the speed you're traveling but don't quote me on that. If family or friends have the app, you can share your trip so they can see exactly where you are and when you'll arrive. It's awesome!
I have and use WAZE (a free app) and agree it is good with useful features for "real time" travel, but it doesn't satisfy my ask for a comprehensive trip "planner" where I can apply an average tow speed of 55mph to calculate the travel time (as opposed to tools that "assume" 65 mph).
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MotionX-GPS is another great "real time" app while in transit, but how about better "planning" tools to strategize routes and side trips for upcoming getaways?

So far, imho, the Good Sam Road Trip Planner (free if you are a member) comes closest ... using their feedback feature I suggested adding a MPH attribute to their TRIP SETTINGS screen to generate better travel estimates for those of us towing at 55mph. Currently, once I've identified the target mileage, I use Drive Time Calculator to estimate drive time.
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trying to read the forum on my iPhone has me wondering if there is an app. Avail. Thanks

Tapatalk. A forum app that this forum supports.
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I use tapatalk to access 4 different rv forums. It is very user friendly and easy to use and free.
Regarding tapatalk, do you know what the check mark button and the thunbs up button do? Also, I know you can tap the star button to subscribe, but it seems like it does it with no notifications. I then tried to go into the User Control Panel, to change this, but there is no way to change it without unsubscribing and then re-subscribing. Am I missing something?
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Check-out posting #26 on the following thread if you like to read: https://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f1...tml#post319220

At NO cost, OVERDRIVE (free) allows you to check-out of your library (and others) current release eBooks, you can even put "holds" on books! I primarily read on my tablet with the free KINDLE app, and it will sync your book across all your tools (Kindle, tablets. phones, PCs) should you wish to switch. Free, Free, Free - I LOVE it!
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Regarding tapatalk, do you know what the check mark button and the thunbs up button do? Also, I know you can tap the star button to subscribe, but it seems like it does it with no notifications. I then tried to go into the User Control Panel, to change this, but there is no way to change it without unsubscribing and then re-subscribing. Am I missing something?
Sorry, I do not. I have never used them. I'm now curious and will try and find some information.
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