The GPS Tools application is a framework of GPS dependent utilities. The application uses the onboard GPS as well as online resources to accomplish its tasks. The GPS Tools application is divided into these sub-categories: • Location Information (Coordinates, Addresses & Elevation. ○ Select Location ○ Display Location information: Address, Coordinates, Elevation and Map ○ Share Location (Tweet, SMS, Social Networks) ○ Save as a Favorite Location • Routes Designer ○ Define a Route ○ Edit a Route ○ Calculate a Route length ○ Display a Route Elevation Profile vs. Distance ○ Calculate a Route area • Tracking Utilities ○ Track phone Location on a Map ○ Display elapsed Time ○ Display elapsed Distance ○ Insert Markers on a map ○ Draw tracking chart profile of Time, Distance, Elevation and Speed. ○ Display Speed ○ Display local Temperature ○ Export Tracking data to Excel ○ Save Tracking data to OneDrive • Daylight Information ○ Select desired date ○ Calculate and display Sunrise and Sunset times ○ Display Length of Day and Solar Noon time ○ Display Twilight and Photography times ○ Calculate Sun Angle, Elevation and Azimuth ○ Display Daily Sunrise, Sunset and Length of Day chart • Moon Information ○ Select desired Date ○ Calculate Moon-rise and Moon-set and Azimuths ○ Calculate Moon Age and Display Moon Phase ○ Calculate Full Moon and New Moon dates • Weather Information ○ Display Current Weather conditions ○ Display five days of weather projection ○ Display five days of hourly weather conditions • Projection and GeoFence Utilities ○ Select any two locations (use the same four location selection methods described below) ○ Calculate and draw projected point, based on distance and bearing ○ Calculate and Draw GeoFence, based on center and radius ○ Save as a Favorite Location • Directions Utility ○ Display directions (Bing driving, walking and transit) ○ Get Directions to Favorite saved locations ○ Voice navigation interface • Speedometer Utility ○ Display Speed ○ Display Distance ○ Display Altitude ○ Display Elapsed Time ○ Display Average Speed ○ Select Speed range: Walk, Bike, Car • Time Zone ○ Display the Time Zone value & ID ○ Display the Daylight Saving value ○ Display a running World Clock ○ Display Hours relative to Local Time Zone • Where Is My Car? A parking utility to mark where your Car is parking ○ Display address and coordinates for Car location ○ Share the car location ○ Display time remaining (or overrun) ○ Display walking directions to your Car ○ Take a picture of the Car location ○ Set Alarm ○ Set Toast reminder messages • Data Utilities ○ Export data to Excel for further analysis ○ Backup data to OneDrive ○ Share data • About & Setup ○ Set Lock screen ○ Set Backup/Restore to/from OneDrive ○ Set Imperial or Metric Units ○ Set Fahrenheit or Celsius ○ Set Multiple Area Unit types ○ Set Decimal coordinates vs. Deg./Min./Sec. coordinates ○ Set Data Filtering ○ Set Tracking Trigger Mode, Frequency and Accuracy • Map Utilities ○ Display a scale on the map (scale dynamically changes based on the map zoom level) ○ Control Zoom level with a slider ○ Fit and Center the Map ○ Set multiple map display modes (e.g. Road, Aerial) • Favorite Location Utilities ○ Save a location as a favorite ○ Edit / Delete Favorite location ○ Import a location from the Phone Contact list ○ Get Directions to a Favorite location ○ Call Phone Number • Near By Utilities ○ Search for Businesses near your location using Yelp Data ○ Search for Businesses near your location using FourSquare Data ○ Filter by Distance ○ Sort by Name ○ Sort by Distance ○ Sort by Rating ○ Sort by Reviews ○ Get Directions to Location ○ Add to Favorites ○ Go To Web Site ○ Call Phone Number • TripAdvisor Utilities ○ Display TripAdvisor Attractions Data ○ Display TripAdvisor Hotels Data ○ Display TripAdvisor Restaurants Data ○ Filter by Distance ○ Sort by Name ○ Sort by Distance ○ Sort by Rating ○ Sort by Reviews ○ Get Directions to Location ○ Add to Favorites ○ Go To Web Site • Wikipedia ○ Show Wikipedia entries for location ○ Filter by Distance ○ Sort by Title ○ Sort by Ranking ○ Sort by Distance ○ Get Directions to Location The GPS Tools application allows users to select a location (or multiple locations, based on the current application utility) anywhere on the globe in five different ways: 1. Current GPS Location 2. Location based on Coordinates 3. Location based on Address 4. Map utility to select location 5. Import a location from the phone Contacts list
What's new in this version
Added new features: - Add Near By location to Favorites - Add Phone Call to Near By location - Add TripAdvisor Data - Save Tracking data to OneDrive - Navigate to Near By location's web page - Bug fixes
- The GPS Tools application is a framework of GPS dependent utilities. The application uses the onboard GPS as well as online resources to accomplish its tasks.