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Do you really need T4A?

So, you’ve heard about the Tracks4Africa maps and wonder what all the hype is about. Are they really worth getting for your next trip?

With so many mapping applications available on smartphones nowadays you are right to wonder. The short answer is that it depends on where you intend to travel.  For city navigation, the Open Source/Google/Garmin maps will be sufficient, but if you plan to travel off the beaten track, like most overlanders, you will find that you cannot go without T4A, either on your GPS or tablet/smartphone.

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Tracks4Africa Guide App now on Android

Autumn 2016 is an exciting time at Tracks4Africa as we have just launched an update of the Botswana paper map and the long-awaited Android version of the T4A Guide App, which was launched last year for Apple devices and very well received by travellers.

 Tracks4Africa Guide App

With modern-day electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, the technology used on the road by travellers has developed to such an extent that Tracks4Africa had to rethink the way in which it makes its traveller information accessible. Tablets specifically give you a big enough screen, a fast enough processor, an integrated GPS, camera and communication capability.

The App is not a routing/navigation tool, but even though it will not navigate you on a turn by turn basis to a destination, it automatically solves more than half of your navigation problems since it shows your location accurately  as you travel, on an excellent map with good guide content, and it plots your intended destination with equal accuracy. Continue reading Tracks4Africa Guide App now on Android