[Loadstone] Advantages of Loadstone GPS for iOS versus other aps?

Jacob Kruger jacob at blindza.co.za
Sun Jul 23 23:53:44 PDT 2017


Shawn, you almost make me want to get hold of an iOS device...<smile>


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2017-07-24 08:17, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
> Yes, this version does work a lot like the Symbian version of 
> Loadstone. It does allow you to save your own points as well as having 
> data integrated from OpenstreetMap and other public sources.
>
> On Sun, 23 Jul 2017, Jacob Kruger wrote:
>
>> While I have almost no experience with any iOS devices, if the latest 
>> version of loadstone works in a fashion similar to the symbian 
>> version, then, as far as I'm concerned, the primary advantage would 
>> be that it doesn't rely on third-party map data, but, lets you define 
>> your own points, and then offers directional instructions point to 
>> point.
>>
>>
>> So, this would then let you define your own routes, paying a lot more 
>> attention to landmarks of the sort that are related to orientation 
>> and mobility, etc.
>>
>>
>> But, like said, have no experience with iOS as such, and, the closest 
>> on the android platform is dotwalker, but anyway.
>>
>>
>> Stay well
>>
>>
>> Jacob Kruger
>> Blind Biker
>> Skype: BlindZA
>> "Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."
>>
>> On 2017-07-23 23:12, Jerry Matheny wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> I am just curious, what are the advantages of Loadstone
>>> GPS for iOS versus other apps? There are a few apps that do similar
>>> things. Maybe Loadstone is more accurate? If anyone can tel me it
>>> would be muchly appreciated.
>>>
>>> Oh, and is it possible to record rutes with Loadstone? Where you take
>>> a spacific path, and once yu reach point 1, it then goes on to point 2
>>> and tells you which way to go to get to it?
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Jerry Matheny
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