Previously I talked about the Pebble Time Kickstarter, and why I thought it was the most practical smartwatch to buy in 2015, and that I decided to be an early backer on Kickstarter. Well as of this morning an interesting development has come from my - currently - favorite smartwatch company. They will release the Pebble Time Steel variant alongside the regular Pebble, instead of say a whole release cycle down the road. The accompanying announcement along with the Steel,...
OpenMobileMaps v1.2 – finger-friendly maps application
As an alternative to Google Maps, xda-member Cipher is developing a new, finger-friendly app called OpenMobileMaps.
OpenMobileMaps uses data provided by OpenStreetMap.org, an opensource initiative which is made by people like you and me and allows you to use a free, editable world map.
Originally posted by Cipher
- showing map in fullscreen
- finger friendly user interface
- map tiles are automatically downloaded if internet connection is available
- map tiles are stored locally for offline use
- GPS support and GSM triangulation
- show actual position on map
- follow-mode to automatically scroll the map
- search addresses (testing)
- calculate routes (not yet implemented)
- gps and gsm tracking (not yet implemented)
- choose between different OSM servers (not yet implemented)
Continue on to the application thread.
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