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The best pedometer apps for Android

Modern people walk on foot far less than our ancestors. Due to the changed way of life: sedentary work, use of a private car or public transport, etc. In order to be in good shape a person needs to make at least 10 thousand steps per day. 

It isn't difficult to count steps via a gadget and this is exactly what a pedometer is designed for. It can be useful for people who lead an active lifestyle, take care of their health and keep their figures.

A step counter app allows to:

Waze GPS Navigation app: how to use offline maps

Waze Navigation app is a free app that has support of its users and which allows to assess the data on roads in real time. Every person using Waze can make various marks on a map, for example, a section of a road which is closed for a repair or a point with heavy traffic due to an accident.

How to use Google Maps in offline mode

It's difficult to navigate with no maps or navigation app in an unfamiliar place and this is the case when Google Maps app steps in. But at the same time the internet connection can be too slow and not enough to download a full map and build a route.

Luckily offline mode comes to the rescue allowing you to download in advance a map of a selected area together with all its roads and key points onto your device. After doing it you can work with Google Maps offline and you only need GPS connection to satellites.

Best GPS speedometers for Android, their distinctive features

GPS speedometer is a convenient program, mainly designed for Android and iOS, which allows to record the speed of movement while walking, running, driving, cycling, boating and etc. In order to start using such kind of program, you have to install on your smartphone a corresponding utility, launch it and enable GPS connection with satellites.

GPS speedometers perform the following functions:

Best hiking gps apps for Android and iOS

Modern mobile phones are cross functional and multipurpose and these are their main benefits. There are a lot of apps useful for sport amateurs and in particular hiking and trekking enthusiasts. Today we're going to take a close look at a few products you're likely to duly appreciate while hiking or trekking.

Recommended apps:

Choosing the best navigation app for Android. Free GPS navigation apps

GPS navigation is among the most desirable features of a smartphone. While exploring a city, riding a car or bicycle, traveling and so on it's better to follow the most optimal route. Navigation apps can help you with optimizing auto and walking routes and getting to the desired location as fast as possible.

Free GPS navigators with offline maps for Android

We've previously talked about free GPS navigators for Android. Today we're going to choose the best navigation app by how it works offline, so you can use its maps without internet after enabling GPS connection on your phone. Let's focus on the offline features of navigators and maps that come with Android apps.