True Bearing

True Bearing


True Bearing is a simple app that displays orientation and distance from your current location to some point-of-interest (a runway, a dive spot, a geocache, the 9th green, etc) using Google maps and your mobile device's GPS & internal compass. A point-of-interest (POI) can be selected using the map, entered using latitude and longitude, set from your current location, or recalled from memory.

Possible uses include: aviation, diving, golf, hunting, and geocaching. Set a POI from your current location when you park and use True Bearing to find you car later.

FEATURES

• Tracks your current location and the current true heading of your android device
• Select a point-of-interest (POI) using Google maps, by entering latitude and longitude explicitly, or from your current location
• Allows one to save a recall POIs
• Displays in street mode or satellite view mode
• Displays distance in: feet, yards, meters, kilometers, miles, or nautical miles

RECENT CHANGES
For v0.7.1
• Several bugs were fixed
• General stability enhancements were implemented

For v0.7.0
• The ability to save and recall POIs
• Various auto-fit modes to help position and scale the map.
• A new GUI that enables one to easily:
- Set the POI from your current location
- Bring up the lat/log POI dialog
- Center and Fit the current bearing on the screen
- Save and recall POIs
• Various other small change

Recent changes:
Several bugs were fixed
General stability enhancements were implemented
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Free
80
4.0
User ratings
83
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
1
File size
371 kb
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About True Bearing
True Bearing is a simple app that displays orientation and distance from your current location to some point-of-interest (a runway, a dive spot, a geocache, the 9th green, etc) using Google maps and your mobile device's GPS & internal compass. A point-of-interest (POI) can be selected using the map, entered using latitude and longitude, set from your current location, or recalled from memory.

Possible uses include: aviation, diving, golf, hunting, and geocaching. Set a POI from your current location when you park and use True Bearing to find you car later.

FEATURES

• Tracks your current location and the current true heading of your android device
• Select a point-of-interest (POI) using Google maps, by entering latitude and longitude explicitly, or from your current location
• Allows one to save a recall POIs
• Displays in street mode or satellite view mode
• Displays distance in: feet, yards, meters, kilometers, miles, or nautical miles

RECENT CHANGES
For v0.7.1
• Several bugs were fixed
• General stability enhancements were implemented

For v0.7.0
• The ability to save and recall POIs
• Various auto-fit modes to help position and scale the map.
• A new GUI that enables one to easily:
- Set the POI from your current location
- Bring up the lat/log POI dialog
- Center and Fit the current bearing on the screen
- Save and recall POIs
• Various other small change

Recent changes:
Several bugs were fixed
General stability enhancements were implemented

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A Google User
May 20, 2014
Good
A Google User
Mar 9, 2014
Compass mode needed Needs a compass mode with Bering and distance to the poi for offline use.
A Google User
Feb 8, 2014
Excellent Thank you
A Google User
Jan 4, 2014
Everything I needed for my hobby Great app for my hobby
A Google User
Dec 1, 2013
Nice little app A little jumpy, but not bad for a free program. Gives you north, and rough position on map