Waze, the famous navigation app and GPS, has just received a major update to its version 3.5, which incorporates a lot of innovations and improvements. Here we have all the details.
Waze is one of those not so well known applications that really are excellent. This is a social GPS app that allows users to build and use live maps and information on traffic conditions in real time to improve our daily trips.
Waze is a GPS application of driving and navigation that connects you to other drivers. This is a community-based traffic app with over 30 million users worldwide that join forces with other drivers nearby to outsmart traffic, save time and gas money, and improve everyone’s daily commute.
With the community of real-time traffic can get the best route to your destination. By simply drive with Waze open, you are contributing greatly to the community as you will be informed about traffic conditions in real time. You can also report accidents, hazards, police and other events you see on the road and receive traffic alerts on your route.
Like any GPS application, you can get directions, find out where the nearest gas station, know what is the fastest or shortest route to reach the destination, etc.. Additionally, Waze uses current information that the community is generating and best of all, the app will improve as we use it.
The new Waze version 3.5 comes with aesthetic improvements and great new features:
- See what driving friends are going to your destination and the ETA of all
- Send a collection request for location of anyone and navigate to them
- Share your driving sending a live map of the route and ETA to anyone
- New design and revamped user interface
- Connect with Facebook
- Approaching destination bar
- Indication of toll road
- private messages
- Parking pin location
Waze 3.5 already can be downloaded for free from Google Play and requires Android 2.0 or higher.