Graphic Local Elevation Displays With AltitudeProfiler

Application Name: AltitudeProfiler Description: Displays elevation profile graph in one compass direction, graphic display in all directions. Publisher’s website: AndroidPit Cost: Free, but with daily data limit; paid version gives you data priority, and supports the program. Version/date reviewed: v.1.02  /  2-28-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) […]

Locus, A GPS Mapping Application – Part II: Maps

Continuing on with my review of the Locus GPS mapping app for Android (Part I on the interface is here), today is map day. Locus has a strong selection of standard online map sources, roughly 30 vs. roughly about 20 for OruxMaps. Some are worldwide, others regional. These mapsets currently […]

Measure Distances, Get Elevation Profiles With Survey

Application Name: Survey Description: Distance and elevation profile tool Publisher’s website: sys-irap Cost: Free (ad-supported) Version/date reviewed: v.0.7.3  /  6-23-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.3 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) The Survey app is an odd mix of different functions, some of which work well and are useful, others less so. Start […]