Tagged: maps

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Lake District Fells Map

I had the pleasure of spending some time recently with Matthew Hillplodder, during which he spoke of his idea to create a topology map for the Lakeland Fells. He has started the project, which currently covers the Far Eastern Fells, and provides him with an “at a glance” idea of...

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Using a Smartphone on the Hills

Over the past few years I’ve come to depend more and more on my mobile phone while out walking on the hills. It has been a gradual phasing in of the device as my trust in it has deepened and my initial scepticism has gradually subsided, but I am now...

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Memory Map – Finally Arrives on Android!

For those of us using Memory Map on mobile devices, the smartphone option has so far been limited to iPhone. Memory Map have long been promising an Android version and delivery has slipped and slipped, until just a couple of week ago when they launched a public beta program for...

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Favourite Place Names?

We all come across funny, weird or down-right bizarre place names as we browse our OS maps. The Yorkshire Dales is an absolute gold mine, and as I was planning a walk for the weekend I found my new all-time favourite of all the odd place names in England…. Flamethrower...

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Memory Map on the iPhone – continued..

Although I’ve made a couple of approaches to Memory Map now to try and get some sort of discount for existing and loyal customers of the product – for the iPhone app, I’ve been told that there are no plans to discount the product and the senior members of the...

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Memory Map map converter

I know at least one person who is still using MM v2004 because of the amount of money they invested in maps for the product and refuse to pay again to use the maps in the latest version of the product. Anyone who uses Memory Map will know that this...

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Memory Map on iPhone

It’s finally here, the iPhone app from Memory Map. See here. They’ve kept the launch fairly quiet though – I subscribe to their newsletter and I was expecting advance warning of the posting of the app in the App Store, but no I had to trip over the release as...

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Anquet Mapping Discount Code

Anquet, one of the leading digital mapping companies contacted me today with a similar offer to the one I announced the other day – they have provided me with a dedicated discount code for their mapping products, to be used at the on-line checkout. The code gives you 15% off...

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Quo Mapping Discount Code

I really don’t like adverts, not on my TV, not on the radio I listen to and certainly not on any website I have any control over. I will never – and that is an unequivocal NEVER – open any of my websites up to commercial advertising. I’ve turned down...

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OS under the spotlight in You & Yours

I was pointed in the direction of You and Yours on Radio 4 on Monday at noon. Apparently (I am hopefully reliably informed) they will be discussing the Ordnance Survey and recent moves to make more of their products freely available to the general public. I won’t get on my...