Turn Your Android Into A True Handheld GPS With OruxMaps – Part I: Interface

Application Name: OruxMaps Description: Provides most of the functionality of a dedicated handheld GPS unit. Publisher’s website: OruxMaps Cost: Free (donationware) Version/date reviewed: v.3.27  /  11-27-10 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market link (mobile app only)Android Market link (browser) In the very first post on this website, almost four months ago, I argued that Android […]

Locus, A GPS Mapping Application – Part I: Interface

Application Name: Locus Free Description: Display online/offline maps for your position; GPS track/waypoint display and recording; compass; more. Publisher’s website: Locus Cost: Free ad-support version; Pro version ($5.50) removes ads, and add some minor additional functionality. Version/date reviewed: v.0.9.28  /  3-15-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.2 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) I’ve […]

Location Coordinates (Plus Reverse Geocoding?) With GeoPicker

Application Name: GeoPicker Description: Gives you latitude/longitude coordinates for a selected point, plus supposedly reverse geocoding (address from coordinates/position). Publisher’s website: Android Life Cost: Free Version/date reviewed: v.1.2  /  6-25-11 Phone/OS: Droid X / Android 2.3 Android Market (mobile app only)Android Market (browser) GeoPicker is a simple, easy-to-use geographic utility for determine latitude/longitude coordinates for […]