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Nope, what does it do that Google doesn't?

It's more of a social app, meaning that it collects data from other Waze users (speed etc.), and if you see a cop or accident, you can alert other Waze users to it.

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Re: Built-In Car GPS Discussion
« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2012, 12:42:59 AM »
Forked thread from G37x discussion.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Built-In Car GPS Discussion
« Reply #17 on: July 10, 2012, 12:54:30 AM »
It's more of a social app, meaning that it collects data from other Waze users (speed etc.), and if you see a cop or accident, you can alert other Waze users to it.
in theory should be better real-time traffic, as it's crowdsourced

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Re: Built-In Car GPS Discussion
« Reply #18 on: July 10, 2012, 01:00:43 AM »
in theory should be better real-time traffic, as it's crowdsourced

I did not get a chance to use it in the US yet but was in israel recently and drove over 2500 km, and the traffic was extremely accurate.

i think they don't relay only on crowd-sourcing but also on local traffic sources

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Re: Built-In Car GPS Discussion
« Reply #19 on: July 10, 2012, 07:41:45 AM »
I find portable gps (garmin etc) sometimes don't work well in NYC, buildings block satellite reception. Waze is rly cool, u shud try it, I just dont get how they expect u to txt and drive

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Re: Built-In Car GPS Discussion
« Reply #20 on: July 10, 2012, 10:47:40 AM »
I just dont get how they expect u to txt and drive

You don't really need to txt anything, all the commands and reports you can submit are pre configured