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December 25, 2008

iPhone, GolfTraxx, GPS… FAIL

Filed under: app review,iphone — perivision @ 2:45 pm
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So far, I have been pretty happy with each GPS app I’ve tried for various tasks; data logging when I bike or run, remembering where my car is, even logging my position when I twitter.  So when a friend of mine called me up for a last second game of golf in the middle of December, which of course I said yes, I thought this would be good chance to try out a few apps I’ve downloaded for golfing.  Boy, FAIL city, here I come.

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First app I tried was GolfTraxx.  When I first downloaded it, it looked like a good app. You type in you zipcode, a set of courses show up, and then you hit start.  Great!  I’m on the first tee, and this is what I see.

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October 13, 2008

iPhone GPS loggers for golf

Filed under: iphone — perivision @ 3:39 pm
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Well sure, why not?  I was in Sacramento today to play golf with my father and brothers and tried Path Tracker for a hole. Why didnt I keep it running for the whole round?  I forgot my car charger.  Do’h. 🙂  Worked pretty well although it did not place me on the green propery.

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