[Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?

Patryk Mis djpolar at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 17:46:42 BST 2014


Agree. Comparing great Loadstone with any android / IOS sh*t makes no 
sense (at least today). I'm using Loadstone too. Workflow, speed and 
mobility best ever!

On 2014-09-30 23:10, Emanuel Boboiu wrote:
>
> I donţt thing iPhone is more accessible than a iPhone, but these are 
> long discussions.
> Of course, it is not a good thing to compare an cheap Android with an 
> iPhone. If we want to compare, letţs compare Nexus 5 with Android 4.4..
> Android has Eloquence, Espeak and more other voices for blind users, 
> iPhone is limited here and in many other cases.
> I started to program for Android and I thing it is the best way, at 
> least for future.
> Now there are more blind users with iPhone because it was accessible 
> before Android. Bu now, because I use an Android and an iPhone, I can 
> see that Android will be better, not is the same, doing comparisons, 
> everything is possible on both platforms. speaking about accessibility.
>
> Anyway, I think that if you plan to make  Loadstone for a mobile 
> platform, Android is better than iPhone because here are all the users 
> from countries from Eastern Europe, Asia and also there are many, but 
> fewer than with iPhone in Weastern Europe and USA.
> In future iOS will be like Windows is now comparing with Mac. Mac was 
> before Windows with GUI and interesting things, but Apple is not 
> capable to continue this way to be in first place.
>
> Another idea is to wait for Windows Phone. :) It was a joke... :lol:
>
> Anyway, thanks again for Loadstone for Symbian, I continue to use it 
> when I travell bay train, I still have a Nokia E51 for such a 
> situation. There are many programs for Android and iOS, but they are 
> not so confortable like Loadstone speaking about a certain point, the 
> distance between me and it. Functions like Trip Metter and many other 
> are very useful for me.
> For me and pupils in the school where I work, Loadstone was one of the 
> most important softwares, we did there trainings, demonstrations etc.
>
> Best regards,
>     Manu
>
>
>
> -----Mesaj original----- From: Shawn Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:39 AM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?
>
> There are no plans for an android version of loadstone. As far as
> accessibility goes the iphone seems to be the way to go for a touch 
> screen
> phone. Maybe this will change for android in the future but that future
> seems to be taking a long time to arrive.
>
> On Mon, 29 Sep 2014, Emanuel Boboiu wrote:
>
>>
>> It is better to make a version for Android, this OS will be finally 
>> more used by blind users. In future, of course.
>>    Manu
>>
>> -----Mesaj original----- From: Shawn Kirkpatrick
>> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2014 8:22 AM
>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?
>>
>> Hello.
>> There are plans to write a version of loadstone for iphone. I don't know
>> when this will be thoe, it will take some funding and then learning 
>> how to
>> write an app for the iphone.
>>
>> On Sat, 27 Sep 2014, Stuart Foster wrote:
>>
>>> Hi
>>> Seeing Assistant Move is a very good iPhone equivalent for 
>>> LoadStone, and
>>> you can transfer all your databases into it too. I've loved 
>>> Loadstone over
>>> the years, and the lack of an equivalent on iPhone had stopped me from
>>> retiring my old N82. But Seeing Assistant Move is nearly as good as
>>> Loadstone.
>>> Of course, the best would have been if Loadstone itself could have been
>>> ported to iPhone, but I gather that is not to be. So if you're 
>>> looking to go
>>> the IOS route but need a Loadstone-like app, Seeing Assistant Move 
>>> is well
>>> worth a look.
>>> Regards
>>> Stuart Foster
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Zlatko 
>>> Sobocan
>>> Sent: 06 August 2014 11:58
>>> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?
>>>
>>> Thank you very much.
>>>
>>> All the best,
>>>        Zlatko
>>>
>>> ----- Originalna poruka -----
>>> Salje: "Sharo" <z.22 at gmx.de>
>>> Prima: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Poslano: 6. kolovoza 2014 9:06
>>> Predmet: Re: [Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>> Loadstone is not yet available for iPhone, but I can recommend this 
>>> app:
>>> 1. Seeing Assistant Move
>>> 2. BlindSquare
>>> Kind Regard.
>>>
>>> --------------------------------------------------
>>> From: "Zlatko Sobocan" <zlatko.sobocan at gmail.com>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 8:24 AM
>>> To: "Loadstone GPS (Groups)" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>>> Subject: [Loadstone] Loadstone GPS for iPhone?
>>>
>>>>   Hi list,
>>>>
>>>> Is Loadstone GPS application designed for iPhone?
>>>> What is it called?
>>>>
>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>        Zlatko
>>>>
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