iNomad and Google Earth
Would you like to hold the world in the palm of your hand? Start with iNomad, an iPhone app that lets your record your movements. You draw the route with your fingers on the map on the iPhone and follow it during the trip. After, that you can watch your trip on Google Earth. Tracking your route by importing it into Google Earth.
With Google Earth, you can explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the PC desktop version, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world's population. Here are some of the best features: Explore in 3D; get My Location to find your current location; use Multi-touch to pan, zoom, and tilt your view; do local search for cities, places, and business; also search by voice in English, Mandarin, or Japanese. Finally view layers of information, including roads, or borders.
So with iNomad, you are able to get the best of both worlds, tracking your route, and seeing it on Google Earth. And if you want to read more about Navigation Apps see Best iPhone Navigation Apps.
Google Earth: Ups and Downs
Ups: Get world wide maps and directions.
Downs: Not as fast as Google Maps, and uses up too much internal memory.
Google Earth Cost: Free
iNomad: Ups and Downs
Ups: Record your trips and playback on iPhone or export to Google Earth.
Downs: Because of its continued use of the GPS running in the background, this decreases the battery life.
iNomad Cost. 3.99