This application adds the a compass to your device. It either uses the built in magnetic compass (if available) or provides a sun compass (You just have to see the sun and know the time to determine the north direction). Use it for all your outdoor activities whether it's hiking, biking or for a boy scout camp. The sun compass is not affected by magnetic anomalies.
- bug fixed
Ratings and Reviews
I spent way too much time, several times frustrated. IT'S NOT ME.
As i don't like to read manual, hence an Apple user, I picked up this compass over a year ago. I tried it on two iPhones and an iPad. Completely useless. It does not work. In fact, it irks me to see something so useless still in the Apple Store. I wish they'd dump applications that have one star averages that outweigh 4's and 5's combined. This is junk. Although, if you're one of those guys who like to make things work that others cannot. You'll love this. It will keep you busy FOREVER.
This app is usefull on Apple "I" devices without gps. If you know astronomy very well, this app won't help you much. But for the rest of us, it helps!
I want to use it to learn how the sun moves through the sky during the year.
Find a nearby place with free wifi. Have location services turned on. The location of most wifi hotspots is known. Apple uses it to find a lost iPod touch!
Once the app knows your location, it can give you accurate directions!
You can go hiking ten miles from the wifi hotspot and still get accurate directions from the device. Please remember the polynesions sailed the pacific ocean just by watching the sun and stars!
This is basically a "sun compass" and it does what is promises...shows you where true north is when the sun is shining. As a photographer I use it frequently to estimate when good lighting conditions might be present for other times of the day. The iPod Touch doesn't have a built-in magnetic compass so this is the best and only app that gives you an indication of direction.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.