Tagged: location

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...

Split the Distance Quickly with MeetMidway

You know those times when you’re supposed to meet someone, but can’t figure out where or which place to go to? Many a times, you make plans to catch up with friends, but neither of those involved want to travel too far and you end up wasting way too much time in deciding where to meet. Well, let MeetMidway help you next time. The aptly titled MeetMidway is a project by Jim Silverman that helps you decide on a place...

Inquire (Formerly Curiosity) — Discover the World Around You

Curiosity is a very elegantly crafted Wikipedia reader for iPhone, built by the duo at Tamper. Curiosity lets you discover, explore and learn about the world around you, powered by the buckets of information provided by Wikipedia. To say that Curiosity is just a Wikipedia reader for iPhone though is severely understating the power and elegance of this app. Curiosity at its core allows you to read the vast amount of information and topics from Wikipedia. However, how it lets...

Rego 2 — A Better Way to Bookmark Your Favorite Places

Back in 2013, we told you about this fantastic app called Rego. Rego offered a meticulously crafted UI that let you bookmark your favorite places into collections that you could refer later on. Back then, I wrote: I’m in love with the way every pixel in the iPhone app has been meticulously designed and crafted to perfect. The UI that Rego boasts is elegant and aesthetic, yet refreshing and modern. I also love the neat little icon that app has....

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...