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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2020, 10:08:25 PM »
Am I missing something?

Why not just buy a cheap Garmin or Tom Tom? Just for the Waze benefits (cops / cameras)?

Cops and cameras are part of it, I've had my life saved more than once by being alerted to objects on the road (no lights on the highway, once was an aluminum ladder, the other time an unidentified LARGE object), animals nearby warning is also very helpful.

But beyond that, the accurate traffic patterns and re-routing is unbeatable, and to be honest, the maps themselves and directions are just a whole lot better than Garmin. To the point where I can't use my old garmin anymore, even as I try to get another Waze device, because I just get annoyed at it. It's like a "you had one job" meme.

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2020, 10:14:18 PM »
But beyond that, the accurate traffic patterns and re-routing is unbeatable, and to be honest, the maps themselves and directions are just a whole lot better than Garmin. To the point where I can't use my old garmin anymore, even as I try to get another Waze device, because I just get annoyed at it. It's like a "you had one job" meme.
100% agreed in reference to a Garmin, but I wouldn't say unbeatable, Google maps is more often then not better at routing traffic and giving more accurate ETAs, not to mention way more accurate directions and nicer UI.
(By accurate I mean it tells you which lane to be in and very timely instructions)

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2020, 10:27:22 PM »
I got myself a Mehadrin GPS and it works very well. It also has no monthly fees.

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2020, 10:38:16 PM »
Am I missing something?

Why not just buy a cheap Garmin or Tom Tom? Just for the Waze benefits (cops / cameras)?
Some feel it gives better directions.
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2020, 10:42:11 PM »
100% agreed in reference to a Garmin, but I wouldn't say unbeatable, Google maps is more often then not better at routing traffic and giving more accurate ETAs, not to mention way more accurate directions and nicer UI.
(By accurate I mean it tells you which lane to be in and very timely instructions)
100% agree that google maps is better in terms of UI, Lane guidance.
Google maps tends to take you the most direct way while waze will (sometimes) take you off the interstate, through a bunch of city streets and back on the highway 3 exits later, ahead of the traffic.

They are both Google products, I wish they would add all the features to both apps.
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2020, 10:45:41 PM »
Google maps tends to take you the most direct way while waze will (sometimes) take you off the interstate, through a bunch of city streets and back on the highway 3 exits later, ahead of the traffic.
True, yet since Waze I find is less accurate on timing, the rerouting can more often then not make it take longer rather shorter, it also probably depends on the area.

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2020, 10:56:02 PM »
On the subject of making a waze-only device, I have another idea.

I think it's time for someone to make a camera-only device.

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2020, 10:57:11 PM »
On the subject of making a waze-only device, I have another idea.

I think it's time for someone to make a camera-only device.
Dont chs"v combine them.
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #23 on: July 30, 2020, 11:42:55 PM »
On the subject of making a waze-only device, I have another idea.

I think it's time for someone to make a camera-only device.
They recently make one, I think it's called a camera.
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #24 on: July 31, 2020, 12:53:53 AM »
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Last sentence is very cute.
I think the last sentence is more sad than cute

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #25 on: July 31, 2020, 01:14:25 AM »
I think the last sentence is more sad than cute
Indeed, I agree with you!
 But cute to see it in an eBay listing!
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #26 on: July 31, 2020, 01:23:49 AM »
Indeed, I agree with you!
 But cute to see it in an eBay listing!
Well said.
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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2020, 09:57:36 AM »
Indeed, I agree with you!
 But cute to see it in an eBay listing!
And sad that they only sold one

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #28 on: July 31, 2020, 11:31:36 AM »
What about mehadrin gps are they using your platform?

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Re: Waze or GPS only device
« Reply #29 on: July 31, 2020, 12:50:21 PM »
you dont need service get a device that has GPS, download offline maps, however you wont have traffic, but you'll get directions where you need to go, if you have Wifi at your starting point its even better
offline maps expire after 30 days I think.