Waze now brings you celebrity-voiced driving directions

Waze now brings you celebrity-voiced driving directions
Tired of the same old voice telling you the directions to a location? Waze wants to shake things up. The crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, now owned by Google, has teamed up with Universal Studios to bring you celebrity voices to help you navigate. Certain celebrities would do a great job. Who could miss making a left turn with Fran Drescher shrieking at you to "tuuuuuuuuurn already" Or how about the inimitable James Earl Jones, in his best CNN voice saying, "This...is a left turn".

Actually, the first celebrity voice to be used by Waze is comedian Kevin Hart. Hart will soon be seen in a new flick called Riding Alone, and besides promoting the film on the video below, Hart gives you a preview of what Waze will sound like with him telling you where to go.

source: Waze via Engadget



1. raptor_mayank

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

I want Morgan Freeman voice direct me. :D

2. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Doesn't everyone? I want James Earl Jones.

11. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I want Samuel L. Jackson "I don't remember telling you to make that right turn!" "Make a wrong turn again MFer!"

14. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

The movie is called Ride Along. :)

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31258; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not Kevin Hart. I'd wreck just from the laughter, dude is hilarious. Him, Chris Tucker, or Richard Pryor would rock, or Chow.

4. oNEWorld

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

peter griffin would be awesome

12. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Stewie: "Whhheatly Road"

5. datsyuk

Posts: 180; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

Morgan Freeman and Peter Griffin hahaha excellent suggestions

6. gallabk

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 06, 2013


7. Sauce unregistered

Does Yoda count as a celebrity? ~Left turn you must~

8. Omar-BHR95

Posts: 184; Member since: Dec 23, 2012

Miley Cyrus please #Twerk #TongueOut :P

9. AJtheAndroid

Posts: 42; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Ron Burgundy, Borat, Camel from geico commercial, Jesse Pinkman, Walter white, Sual Goodman, Samuel Jackson, and Dug from UP.

10. o0Exia0o

Posts: 903; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Yakov Smirnoff! Make left turn in 50 meters.......In soviet russia car left turns you! LAMFO


Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Richard Simmons.......rofl

15. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I'd settle for drunken Irishman. Or aku from samurai jack. Celebrities are overrated.

16. toiletcleaner

Posts: 224; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

I want Siri voice telling me to make a left on the middle of the bridge.

17. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

I'll take a real GLaDDoS any day.

18. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

I want Sheila the Tank AI from the Halo spoof Red Vs Blue.

19. laheelahee

Posts: 213; Member since: Apr 09, 2012

Chris Rock

20. mr2009

Posts: 34; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

eric cartman?

21. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

There was an episode of the Big Bang Theory where Sheldon hacked the GPS to use his voice. It also provided interesting trivia during the drive.

22. Tamer81

Posts: 37; Member since: Mar 15, 2013


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