[Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?

Jacob Kruger jacob at blindza.co.za
Fri Nov 1 07:10:24 GMT 2013

I'm sure there would be various people interested in something like this, 
but, from my side, while I still use my old nokia N82 with loadstone on 
occasion, android is my primary mobile focus area, and am currently playing 
around with pointFinder and dotWalker on that platform, etc.

Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
'...fate had broken his body, but not his spirit...'

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at loadstone-gps.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 01, 2013 09:05 AM
Subject: [Loadstone] Is anybody interested in loadstone for iphone?

> Hello list. I'm posting this message to see what the interest level is for 
> a version of loadstone for iphone. Since Symbian has hit end of life we 
> have to move to another platform. We're seriously considering developing a 
> version of loadstone for the iphone (a mac and iphone have been obtained 
> for the task).
> This would be a complete rewrite of loadstone rather than a port since the 
> devices are so different. This would give us a chance to do things a lot 
> better since we'd now have a lot more to work with. This version of 
> loadstone would probably also not be free since it costs $99 per year to 
> develope for the iphone as well as the cost of the mac and a test iphone. 
> The cost would be something reasonable thoe.
> What are people's thoughts on this idea? Is this a project worth doing? If 
> we have to charge for it what would be a reasonable fee? Any feedback 
> would be appreciated.
> To answer a question I know will come up, no, we're not considering a 
> version of loadstone for android. This is because the accessability 
> features of android aren't quite as well developed as they are on the 
> iphone. This may change at some point and then we'll have to give it some 
> thought but for now the iphone seems to be the best option.
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