Your iPhone Driving Assistant
Do you spend countless hours driving? Are you frustrated by the time you waste behind the wheel? What if your trip could be more enjoyable and more productive? Well, thanks to some clever apps you can do all this and more. Before using these apps, you should look into finding a car mount solution. Discover what you can do behind the wheel with your iPhone in this AppList.
Before you begin your trip, you should fire up some sort of navigation app. We like the TomTom app for many reasons. It not only acts as a navigation system, but it also is traffic aware and does a pretty good job at navigating you around the slow downs. The traffic features will cost you an additional $19.99 a year, but for those that drive often it is worth it. The app will even show you how your speed relates to the current speed limit.
If you are concerned about getting a speeding ticket. then this app can help out. Trapster will help you avoid speed traps, red light cameras, speed cameras, accidents, and random other road hazards. We should warn you that this app is not 100 percent accurate and you can still get caught for speeding and running red lights even when using this app. And of course, you should use common sense while driving and drive at a safe speed at all times.
Sun Circuit can help you travel when the sun is out. Many people are not comfortable driving at night. Sun Circuit provides a countdown clock to sunset and at night to sunrise. The app will automatically set the location, which is great if you are taking a long trip. Keep safe by traveling during the day with Sun Circuit.
ICE Standard - The Emergency Standard Card App for iPhone
If you are a Trapster user or forget to use the Sun Circuit app you may want to keep this app handy too. Sadly those that speed or travel at night have a higher chance of crashing. When accidents do happen, it is a good thing to be prepared. ICE Standard could very well save your life. The app provides those trying to help you with all of the medical and contact information they might need. There is even a special color coding that the app will use to make it easy for paramedics to recognize any pre-existing conditions you may have had before the accident. We sincerely hope you will never have to utilize this app, but it is one to keep around for those emergencies.
Assuming you are not in any car crashes, this app is for you. AroundMe lets you find points of interest in your area. The app is simple, yet effective. You can quickly find coffee shops, gas stations, hospitals, hotels, bars, banks, and even Apple retail stores. What’s around you? Find out with AroundMe!
Glympse - Share location with friends
For those that want to share your location in real time with a few friends, look no further than Glympse. You can share with select individuals where you are driving with this app. This is especially fun for long trips. Let others get a glimpse of what you are up to with this cool app.
Voice Brief - text to speech voice assistant for news email and more
Are you tired of wasting time on the road? Voice Brief can help you get caught up on your RSS, Facebook, Twitter, weather, schedule, stocks, and your Gmail inbox. It does this by reading you all of this information while you drive! The voice is a natural sounding one, which makes getting caught up a pleasant experience.
If you simply want to relax to some music while driving, then Pandora is a must-have app. The app lets you build custom radio stations. The service is free and ad-supported. If you have a Bluetooth audio system in your car, you can even playback Pandora through your car’s speakers!
FlickTunes Music Player — Gesture Controls for Car & Gym
What if you just want to use music you’ve synced to your iPhone? Well you could use the built in iPod/music app. If you want to be a safer driver, you’ll grab FlickTunes. This intuitive app lets you flick, swipe, and tap your way through your music without taking your attention away from the road. You can customize it with your own font, orientation, gestures, and playlists. Grab FlickTunes today.
Are you having trouble finding a parking spot? Find Parking can help. This app shows you nearby parking lots and garages. You may have different success with this app depending on where you are. The database of parking locations is pretty comprehensive. Grab this app today to make parking a breeze.
Honk - Find Car, Parking Meter Alarm and Nearby Places
When you reach your parking spot you’ll want to make sure you can find your car’s parking spot and it would also be a good idea to not let the meter expire. Honk is an app designed to be the one app needed for when you park your car. It’ll help you locate your car and make sure your meter doesn’t run out. This should be a part of your driving apps folder.