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Now 50% off!- TIME Magazines 15 Fantastic GadgetsPerfect for hiking or mountain biking. The social aspect of the app's real-time friend-tracking feature, Squawk!, makes all that stat-gathering worthwhile.- TUAW.comThe GPS Kit app... has a number of excellent outdoor uses, especially [for] hiking, biking or geocaching.- NBCs The Browser Radio ShowMost beneficial for adventure-type guys._________________________________________________________Top-of-the-line GPS system for adventurers and professionals in the great outdoors.Designed for outdoor activities such as:hiking, hunting, camping, skiing, cycling, geocaching, mountain biking, motorcycling, off-roading, fishing, and other romping in or out of the backcountryANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.GPS Kit is a full-featured GPS system for the iPhone that combines all the functionality of expensive handheld units with the power of wireless technology. Using advanced technology optimized for the iPhone, GPS Kit offers a superbly easy-to-use system that puts data from a wide range of sensors at your fingertips.Highest Quality Mapping Fastest maps in the App Store Smooth, elegant interaction Offline Mode enables use out of cell range No data connection required if map is cached Use your own map sources Real-Time Friend Tracking with "Squawk!" Only app to show others' position, speed, & track Web viewer to share location with anyone Meet up with people on channels Use the friend system for enhanced privacy Chat system included at no extra cost Unlimited range--works across the entire world! Personalized colors Meet up at the game, hunt, or while traveling Track your loved one's adventures LIVE Free subscription for a limited timeSimple, Powerful Data Handling Mail links for Google Earth & map viewing Full-color thumbnails of data sets Group tracks and waypoints together Most options for export and import of data Open KML, KMZ, & GPX from Mail & Safari Attach KML & GPX files to email Export GPX & KML through iTunes Share your adventures on Facebook and TwitterPowerful Waypoints Add photos and notes to waypoints Drag map to reposition as coordinates update UTM, USNG, MGRS Long-press to quickly drop a waypoint Navigate to waypoints using compass Magnetic compass (3GS, 4, iPad) Option to use current travel direction on compass See distance to waypoint update in real-timeWeather Stations (U.S. Only) Create "weather stations" to get point forecasts Get data specific to your fishing hole, ski tour, etc. Data provided by the National Weather Service Unlimited stationsIntelligent Data Collection Uses maximum GPS accuracy Real satellite positioning even without cell signal (only on 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad 3G) Auto-segmentation of tracks for clean tracksFully Customizable Dashboard Gorgeous high contrast display Huge variety of parameters and units Time, Trip Time, Track Time Elevation Change Formatted Position (Lat/Lng, UTM, MGRS, USNG) Accuracy, Speed, Odometer, Avg Speed Max Speed, Pace, Avg. Pace Moving Time, Stopped Time, Direction 3-Axis Inclinometer and Glide Ratio Customizable cell on mapLoaded with Related Utilities LED Flashlight (iPhone 4 only) Background mode (iOS4+ with 3GS,4,or iPad) Proximity sensor usage for battery saving Elevation and speed graphs On-map tracking controls and timer On-map ruler Multi-touch area measurements Full retina interface (iPhone 4 only) Use of "Squawk!" requires an Internet connection and extended use may adversely impact battery life Photos in KML require upload, which only happens when posted to Twitter & Facebook and when emailing "Links and Stats" Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life
What's new in this version:
-iOS 5 compliance-Facebook feature fixed-GIS products information in More Tab-Improved map caching-Added switch for keeping Squawk on in the background independent of tracking settings.