Point A to Point B: 10 Apps For Your Car

 

 

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Point A to Point B: 10 Apps For Your Car – The days of pulling out large road maps to figure out your journey are over. Now, smart phones have broken through with apps that can help you get where you are going.  Whether it’s navigation, gas pricing, or repair shop ratings, there’s an app that can help you in all aspects of your auto.  Just remember, operating a vehicle while using a phone is not recommended and is dangerous.  Do the safe, smart thing and invest in hands-free devices. Check out our list of apps for your car to make traveling a little easier.

1. Google Maps

Developer: Google, Inc.

Format: Android and iOS (6.0 or later)

Rating: 4.3 (Android) and 4 starts (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

Google Maps is an excellent way to browse nearby locations and navigate to your destination.  Keep it in mind next time you need to get to Point B.

2. Waze Social, GPS Maps & Traffic

Developer: Waze Inc.

Format: Android and iOS (5.0 or later)

Rating: 4.6 (Android) and 4.75 (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

This community-based app draws its information from its users, giving you real-time traffic, gas, and route updates.  It can even let you know if there’s a police trap along your path.  It’ll save you time and money.

3. Gas Buddy – Find Cheap Gas Prices

Developer: GasBuddy Organization Inc

Format: Android and iOS (6.0 or later)

Rating: 4.6. (Android) and 4.75 (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

It’s no secret that gas prices are enough to break your bank.  Fight back with Gas Buddy.  This app will search for gas stations nearby and tell you their prices for the day.  Gas Buddy is the pal you’ve always wanted to trust your money with.

4. Repair Pal

Developer: Repair Pal

Format: Android and iOS

Rating: 4 (Android) and 4 (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

Is your mind racing in circles when it comes to auto repair?  Stress no more.  With Repair Pal, you’ll be able to check for auto shops around you and see estimates for your needs.  Plus, you’ll be able to see ratings to decide who to trust your baby with.

5. Honk – Find car, Parking Meter Alarm and Nearby Places

Developer: Math Game House LLC

Format: iOS (7.0 or later)

Rating: 4+

Cost: $0.99

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/honk-find-car-parking-meter/id410370669?mt=8

If you are prone to forgetting where exactly you parked, Honk is essential.  With the power to pin your location, take pictures, and make text or voice memos, you’ll never forget where you parked again.  Not to mention, Honk can even tell you how much time you have left on a parking meter.

6. Car Locator

Developer: Edward Kim

Format: Android

Rating: 4.5

Cost: $3.99

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.edwardkim.android.carlocatorfull

Android users, wander no more.  Now, you’ll never forget where you parked.  Car Locator has the ability to take photos, make memos, and make a GPS footprint of where you parked.  This app can also track time you have left on a parking meter.  It’s easy.  Just shake your phone to save your location.

7. Car Minder Plus – Car Maintenance and Gas Log

Developer: Josh Monroe

Format: iOS (7.0 or later)

Rating: 4

Cost: $2.99

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/car-minder-plus-car-maintenance/id310809791?mt=8

If caring for your car takes a backseat, Car Minder can help you stay in control.  This app will keep track of tune-ups, mileage, and necessary maintenance.  Never be surprised by your car again.

8. aCar – Car Management and Mileage

Developer: Fuelly, LLC

Format: Android

Rating: 4.5

Cost: Free

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zonewalker.acar

Keep your auto maintenance on the right road with aCar.   Stay on top of your car’s history and monitor its needed repairs and maintenance.  You can even keep track of multiple vehicles with aCar.

9. Plug Share

Developer: Recargo, Inc.

Format: Android and iOS (6.0 or later)

Rating: 4.6 (Android) and 4 (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

Gas is becoming a thing of the past as more and more people are investing in electric and hybrid cars.  With Plug Share, you’ll never be stranded without knowing where a charge station is.  You can even see which stations are currently being used, so you can stop, charge up, and hit the pavement again.

10. iWrecked

Developer: Vurgood Applications

Format: Android and iOS

Rating: 4.1 (Android) and 2 (iOS)

Cost: Free

Link: Android or iOS

Accidents happen.  With iWrecked, you’ll be able to log the necessary information.  Take unlimited photos, log accident history, call insurance companies, and find nearby taxis with a touch of your fingertips.  Accidents are stressful enough.  Use iWrecked to stay a little more relaxed.

Before you take the streets again, be sure to take these apps along for the ride. Have you used any of these apps before? What did you think of them? Do you have any helpful apps to add to our list? Comment to share with us.

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