Tagged: GPS

Anchor Pointer 2.0

Anchor Pointer is the lovely GPS Compass app for iPhone that we first wrote about back in July 2014. The app lets you drop pins anchors on a map to bookmark those locations, and then helps you point towards them using the compass, so that you can navigate your way easily. The first version of the app was really nicely done with a simple and elegant UI and worked really well. A few days ago, Anchor Pointer was updated to...

Over There 2

Over There 2 is a lovely little location-sharing app for iPhone, built by the same team who brought us Simply North. Over There 2’s most notable feature is that it even works offline, so you don’t have to have internet access to use the app. Over There 2 pulls all the information its needs from the GPS signal that your phone receives and presents it in a beautiful UI. The main screen has a circular view in the center that...

Anchor Pointer

Anchor Pointer is a beautifully designed iPhone app that lets you drop virtual pins (anchors) at different places and then the app helps you navigate to those pins using the built-in compass. The app makes use of GPS positioning to bookmark where you have dropped a virtual anchor and then, with the help of the compass, shows you the direction and distance towards any chosen anchor. Once you launch the app, tiny blue pointers guide you through the app and...

Powderful is skiers’ best friend

Winter sport lovers out there are going to be quite pleased with Powderful, by Less Code. Powderful is skiers’ and snowboarders’ best companion when they’re out on the slopes. It keeps the sportsmen up to date with any useful information about their current run using GPS. With embedded maps, speed detection and voice alerts you never get too fast and rush against trees [Ed: none of which has been tested by the author]. Presented in a bright, white and effective...