Needs Major Overhaul I really wanted to love this map system, but even after following all the directions and youtube tutorials, downloading the map sections...anytime you are not connected the wifi the maps are completely useless. Anytime you attempt to zoom into any of the layers, it never sharpens the image and stays way too blurry to see anything. Also, there is not an option to download the maps to the SD card, so you eat up all the internal storage in a hurry. Doesn't seem like they bothered to put any effort into this.
I paid for this because they are a sponsor on an overland program I was watching, and they sell it as an offline mapping solution, but once off line you can zoom into the maps making them useless. I even tried selecting a specific area and downloading it, I still couldn't zoom in. I could have spent this money on a physical map and been happier.
I had high hopes for this app that was featured on eXpedtion Overland. As an overlander I was hoping to use the app for my adventures. I tried on 3 tablets. Motorola Xoom running Andriod 4.2. Great Tablet, rugged, long battery life and the best built in GPS of all my tablets. Samsung Galaxy running KitKat, Poor GPS and terrible battery life and the Xplore RangerX running Andriod 4.2, ruggedized tablet with Vehicle dock and real USB ports. The app only works on the worst tablet I have the Samsung. The previous version would at least install on the Xoom and RangerX but would not download maps. The latest version crashes after install during second intro screen. Huge disappointment. Contacted Hema support and they were of absolutely no help and very slow to respond. Asked for a refund, emails went unanswered. I think they are trying to push Android users to their overpriced Android tablet. Don't waste your money.
Not very polished On Android unable to do route planning. Quality of the maps does not match other apps available on Android. No sure what all the hype is about this app.
Better then others I have used This one is much better then others I have used. I have made 4 trips with this and have found that for tracking it works perfect on my older nexus tablet. On my samsung mega it would get lag behing up to 20 minutes after using it for 2 hours. The tablet with wifi only never got behind after 3 hours of travel. Did have to learn to go in the setting and turn off the resume down load of maps as it will always start downloading them if it is checked.
App not ready for real use No search function like the iOS version, several features inactive. This app seems to run the same engine as several well known and functioning apps. Hopefully they will continue to build on this platform and I didn't waste money. I've seen the Hema crew at Overland events and I was so excited for their North America software to release. I'm also unsure how to utilize the cloud features from within the app.
• Search for Waypoints and Places
• Create Routes using the Routing functionality
• Map layers panel modified for ease of use
• Sync issues resolved
• Other stability fixes