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Looking for a GPS based mileage tracker

by Steve Sweitzer / November 16, 2012 10:52 PM PST

I'm looking for an app that will calculate and log trip distances based on GPS data. I don't want one that requires you to hit Start and Stop - I always forget to hit Stop.
I'd really like one that used the phone's Contacts to enter addresses.
I used to have an app called Tap2track that did exactly what I wanted but it doesn't work with the current OS & is no longer supported.

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Try checking the app store....
by birdmantd Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 12:26 AM PST

....for Speedometer Free Speed Box. I haven't used the application, nor am I endorsing it, but it rated well,.

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I started with the app store
by Steve Sweitzer / November 17, 2012 1:36 AM PST

I downloaded all the free apps that seemed like they might fit the bill and wasted $15 on apps that sounded like they did what I wanted. I've also tried various Google searches and can't find what I want. Thus, my decision to post the question to see if anyone knows of an app that fits the bill.

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Didn't find an exact fit.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2012 1:44 AM PST

Part of my jobs include GPS vehicle tracking. And it's where we write the code that goes into the little box. Not an Android box so I can guess what you want.

Didn't find it.

What to do next. -> Email the author of the apps and ask for the missing feature.

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Exact fit
by Steve Sweitzer / November 18, 2012 6:02 AM PST

Thanks. That's exactly what I've done with the two apps I paid for believing from their pr that they would do what I want. It seems so simple. All my GPS apps do the calculation part of the equation, all that's needed is the programing to take that info and log it.

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One more thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 18, 2012 6:10 AM PST
In reply to: Exact fit
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