Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Distance - New app for iPhone, iPad and the WWW

Find the distance and direction between any two places on earth.

  • it calculates the shortest distance (on an orthodrome) or the distance with constant bearing (rhumb line or loxodrome) which you would follow by using a compass.
  • you can select your current location, enter the latitude/longitude coordinates or select from a location from the GeoNames database.
  • the bearing is visualized on a compass rose.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Just Search - New app for iPhone, iPad, Android and the WWW

Search the WWW quickly with different search engines and services.

  • Keeps a history list of your searches
  • Orders the engines automatically by the least recently used first
  • Pin your default engines to one of the first 4 spots
  • Add, edit and remove search engines
  • Find search engines with the OpenSearch standard

App Updates for the iPad mini

ipad mini display screenshot

The new iPad mini is out with a new 7.9" display. Although all of my iPad apps work out of the box a two have been adapted to work correctly on the smaller display.
  1. Ruler XL
  2. Length

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Multi Timer - New app for iPhone and the iPad

Multi Task Timer monitors the completion of a group of task with a common deadline. This is the perfect app while doing e.g. multiple choice tests.
Just setup the number of tasks and the total duration and start the timer. Press 'Next Task' when a task is finished.

Monday, October 22, 2012

App Updates for the new iPhone 5

iphone 5 display screenshot

The new iPhone is out with a new 4" retina display. Although all of my apps work out of the box a few have already been enhanced to use the full size of the new 19:9 display:
  1. Compass
  2. Thesaurus
  3. Temperature
  4. Wind
  5. Length
  6. Altitude
  7. Country Quiz
  8. Moon Phases
  9. State Quiz

Where - New app for iPhone

Did you ever wonder where you are while you travel and what might be interesting nearby? With this app long distance travels don't have to be boring anymore.

  • get name of the nearest place, its area and country
  • look up the location, area and country name on Wikipedia
  • links to nearby Wikipedia articles
  • thumbnail images of nearby Wikipedia articles
  • sort Wikipedia articles by rank or distance
  • open the map with your current location or the location of the selected Wikipedia article
  • switch the Wikipedia language
  • metric and imperial units

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Wind - New app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Wp7 and the BB PlayBook

Do you want to go sailing, windsurfing, biking or just out of the door? This application shows the current local outdoor wind speed (in beaufort, mph and km/h) and direction, measured by a nearby weather station for which it uses your current location.

  • the background color changes with the wind speed
  • the direction of the wind is shown on a live compass
  • The wind is automatically updated every hour
  • The location is automatically updated when you move more than 5 miles/10km

Monday, May 7, 2012

App Updates for the new iPad Retina Display

retina display screenshot comparison

The new iPad is out with a gorgeous high resolution display. Most of my apps support the retina display out of the box quite well but here are a few which have been enhanced to look perfectly on the new iPad:
  1. Compass
  2. Mileage
  3. Plotter
  4. Quick Chart
  5. Ruler
  6. 3D Plotter
  7. Weight Chart

Friday, April 20, 2012

Degrees - New app for iPhone, iPad and BB PlayBook

Convert between degrees Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit.

  • °F/°C converter for any arbitrary value
  • tap and drag the line to snap to multiple degrees
  • nicely animated thermometer column
  • background and column color depends on temperature