When comparing Waze vs Fantastical, the Slant community recommends Waze for most people. In the question“What are the most useful Android phone apps?” Waze is ranked 21st while Fantastical is ranked 25th.
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Pro Notification about police
Pro Shows traffic speeds during rush hour
Shows red during heavy traffic along with mph, and orange for mild traffic.
Pro Lists traffic accidents
Pro Live routing and alert reports from other waze users
Each waze user has the ability to report traffic and road information changes as well as accidents, road closures, police locations and other alerts in real-time. This information is then displayed on the map to benefit other drivers and used to recalculate optimal route.
Pro Supports multiple calendar platforms
If you're locked into using an Exchange account, Google Calendar won't work without 3rd party syncing options. Fantastical works flawlessly with Exchange and with Google Accounts so you can have both. It also supports iCloud, Office365, Yahoo, and Facebook calendars.
Pro Fantastical can comprehend natural language
You can copy and paste a line from a meeting note and Fantastical can copy down and present the relevant information
Pro Beautiful and highly polished design
Con Advertisement supported
The advertisements usually shown when the vehicle is at rest, and they cover the entire screen. There is no way to get rid of them, it's strictly a free ad supported app.
Con Expensive for a single utility app
Fantastical on OS X costs $49.99 and an additional $4.99 if you want to use it on iOS.
Con Only supports iOS and OSX
Fantastical doesn't support web, Windows or Android.