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Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Location Tracking

Jack Sparrow Compass Android App provides a simple and yet powerful interface to save any Geolocation, and then at any time get direction and distance to that saved Geolocation from your current location. This is good enough for most of Jack Sparrow fans, but the beauty of the legendary compass was that it can point to any thing you want at any time, and that thing can be moving as well. For example, if it was pointing to Dead Man’s Chest, it will keep point correctly to it no matter if it’s on land, carriage or on a ship.

Based on these lines, this new Jack Sparrow version brings this magical property to your beloved compass as well, and now it can not only point to a static geo-locations, but can also point accurately to any moving object or person. So, for example, if you want to track where your friend or family member is at this time, or where is your car at the exact current moment, using this app, you can get target mobile object exact location, distance and direction from your current position…

Jack Sparrow Compass

I’m happy to announce that Jack Sparrow Compass version 2.0 is now available for the public downloads on Google Play store. This is a major build with many of the exciting and long awaited features. In case you are wondering, yes, you can now import locations from Google map. Plus many any other exciting features and improvements have been added in this new version. This version contains such a revolutionary features and restructuring that I can safely say this in the Apple style that:

The only thing that’s changed is everything.

Or if I say this in my own wording, then “The only thing that’s not changed is Jack Sparrow Compass legendary dial.” If you don’t believe me just look at the following screenshots of the new App…

When testing my Jack Sparrow Compass application on the Jelly Bean 4.2, I realized that all its Users Interface (or overall theme) was still of the Gingerbread (on which I had developed this application). Even though that interface doesn’t look that bad on Jelly Bean, it’s not consistent with other application interface, and I would like to keep it consistent with new platforms, but would still like to keep the compatibility with old Android versions…

I have been using Link2SD for few days now (on my Rooted NexusOne) and I simply loves this application. It solves all the issues of low internal memory for the custom applications. However from time to time, the SD-Ext partition used by Link2SD gets corrupt. Now I’m not very sure whom to blame for this […]

I have been using the CyanogenMod Recovery partition to install custom ROMs, but with my stock Android 2.3.6 ROM, I was having an issue where the Recovery partition is getting restored with stock one with very next boot. This issue is also mentioned in notes for CM Recovery installation (http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_passion): Note: Some ROMs overwrite recovery […]