GPS App idea

Igor Foox igorfoox at
Wed Nov 22 04:36:01 CET 2006

On 21-Nov-06, at 10:04 PM, Joe Bushong wrote:

> All I really want from the Neo is a GPS application that helps me when
> I have gone senile and can't find my car in a big parking lot. Ideally
> it would constantly monitor my speed and "mark" the last place I
> changed from driving speeds to a long period of walking speeds. No
> user interaction until I ask it, "Where is my car in relation to where
> I am right now?" and it displays a big arrow and distance reading.
> You guys can argue about Bluetooth and WiFi all you want, but I am
> purchasing the 1st OpenMoko phone in the hopes that some smart
> developer has the same GPS idea as I do...

That's a very interesting idea, although in practice you might need a  
bit more user interaction than that since sometimes you will leave  
your car and go into a bus/train/subway/other car there's no way to  
figure that out.
But the general idea is very useful in my opinion.


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