Apr 17

Getting raw GPS data from your mobile device

gpsRaw

Want to know where you are right now? I am seriously. Well let me help you with that! I recently made a mini tool/website that displays the following GPS data from your mobile/desktop:

  • Longitude
  • Latitude
  • Horizontal Accuracy
  • Altitude
  • Altitude Accuracy
  • Heading
  • Speed

Its quick-n-easy to use. Why not check it out :)

http://gpsraw.trynull.com

Its interesting seeing that some web browsers dont provide all the information in the list above to mobile websites. Here is a quick overview of Continue reading

Apr 04

Transmission on iPhone and iPad

I was thinking recently. The new $30 AT&T iPad plan which gives you ‘unlimited’ internet usage could easily become a interesting way for people to torrent while on the move;).

However the main hurdle is that apple doesn’t allow Torrent applications into the app-store. I say, who cares!… Why doesn’t someone with bit of experience using c/objective c port the open-source torrent client Transmission to a publicly accessible repository where developers can compile it themselves and run on their own provisioned devices/their friends devices. Yea sure theres always the possibility of someone releasing a jailbroken application on cydia, but I am against the use of jailbroken devices due to some bad experiences I have had with the hardware playing up and the reliability of cydia in the past.