I do not take directions lightly, primarily because if I did, I'd never get anywhere. For the woefully orientation-challenged (and easily frustrated) like me, legible maps and accurate instructions are crucial. Even more so is being able to access them from a PDA or smart phone when you're lost.
Thankfully, there's a proliferation of reliable mapping and GPS-locating software for mobile handsets, but today I'll focus on one that contains both downloadable and Web-based (WAP) components.
Earthcomber Pros: Broad cross-platform support; numerous map services Cons: US content only; content partnerships somewhat limiting; possible carrier fee Download: Windows Mobile or Palm WAP address for BlackBerrys and smart phones: http://mobile.earthcomber.com… Read more