OK, this utility didn’t come with the phone, but I downloaded it from the Microsoft Apps Marketplace for a mere two dollars. It’s called Trackah and it uses the GPS chip in the phone to track your journey – car, bus, walking etc. The result is a file that when clicked on either on the phone or on a desktop PC, launches Google Earth and shows your journey.
What’s more, it shows how many miles covered, average speed, altitude and – sorry officer! – maximum speed during the trip. It can also be used as a simple speedometer, as an altimeter, or act as a stopwatch.
I got into blogging quite late in life, not publishing my first post until 2004 – well into my 40s! My lifelong love of technology and communication (in all its forms), together with a fondness for the art of writing seemed to be the perfect combination to contribute a few words to the online community. But I’m no Samuel Pepys! If you’re looking for deep and meaningful comments on a variety of subjects, then you’ve arrived at the wrong site! I only pen for pleasure! On average, my posts appear about twice per month, covering family & friends, cinema visits, eating out, holiday experiences and techy stuff. Oh, and as this is my hobby, there are no sponsored links nor adverts here – it’s all done with love!
I hope you find it enjoyable, interesting and occasionally, even helpful!