London Live Bus Countdown + Journey Planner Pro
By Red C
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☆☆☆ Ad-Free New Updated Bus Guru – Intro Half-Price Feb Offer ☆☆☆ Featured in STUFF magazine ☆☆☆ Bus Guru is the ONLY app to put ALL TFL's Live Countdown Data PLUS Journey Planner at the fingertips of London Bus Commuters – providing Londoners with ALL the REAL-TIME information they need ☆☆☆
☆☆☆ Bus Guru's Journey Planner lists all the user’s real-time bus options, journey times AND the buses' Live departure times ☆☆☆
THE NEXT WEB UK & Media Editor Paul Sawers says: 'Bus Guru is differentiating itself from existing apps by providing real-time information... as well as letting you plan your journey... You can choose to view bus stops and full TFL bus routes on a customised map, and you can even see all the locations where you can top-up your Oyster Card around you, which is actually a very handy feature if you’re looking to avoid paying the premium cash-fares on London transport... It’s an intuitive app to use. Most importantly, it works and it’s pretty fast too.'
NEW MEDIA AGE's Ronan Shields says: 'I’ve spent many a frosty morning stuck at an East End bus stop cursing the lack of such a service and the Bus Guru site developers here have finally delivered.'
Never miss a bus again! Bus Guru puts ALL of the information London bus commuters need at their fingertips. It is lightening fast due to its advanced caching technology, easy to use and doesn’t crash. It has the 18,942 London bus stops and 1,340 routes covered and also provides:
⚑ LIVE INFO: Up-to-the-second information on all TFL buses’ real-time locations.
⚑ ONE CLICK: To view your nearest stop’s buses OR all the bus stops around you.
⚑ LIVE JOURNEY PLANNER: Compare the quickest routes AND live bus times using Bus Guru’s Journey Planner integrated with live bus times. So you can find the fastest bus AND which bus is leaving first.
⚑ AD FREE: Bus Guru allows users to choose to look at location-based Groupon deals near them (via a tab underneath bus stops info, but the app does not contain any banner ads.
⚑ SEARCH: For ANY bus stop and live bus info via an address/postcode/area.
⚑ MAPS: View bus stops and full TFL bus routes on a customised map. Tap on a flag to view the bus stop number and name, plus the final destination and routes.
⚑ OYSTER CARD TOP-UPS: View ALL of the Oyster Card Top-up vendors around you. Search for Oyster vendors via the map.
⚑ FAVOURITES: Save bus stops by tapping the star.
⚑ RECENT STOPS: Look at the stops you’ve recently viewed with one click.
⚑ DISRUPTIONS: View live bus diversions, cancellations and closures.
⚑ INTUITIVE USER INTERFACE: the new Bus Guru is user-friendly and nifty.
⚑ FAST: Due to advanced caching technology and optimisation.
⚑ STABLE: Works on all 3G phones and iOS 4.2 to iOS 5 – and doesn’t crash.
⚑ MORE FEATURES COMING SOON: Please email us firstname.lastname@example.org / Tweet @BusGuru / write on the www.facebook.com/BusGuru wall to let us know what features you’d like.
We have combined two very complex systems so please email the Bus Guru Support Team email@example.com if you find any blips and we will update the app.
As with all good location-based apps, Bus Guru works with your phone’s location services (3G/GPS/GPRS/WiFi) and searches for up to 10 seconds to locate you as accurately as possible when you open the app so please make sure your setting for location services are on.
TFL LIVE COUNTDOWN DATA
If the app ever says ‘No Data Available’ it is either due to TFL’s data being temporarily unavailable or your location is outside the TFL Live Countdown zone.
If you do experience any problems then please do contact the Bus Guru Support Team firstname.lastname@example.org (before rashly leaving a bad review) as we can most likely swiftly solve it for you. Feedback is always read and considered.
Data provided by Transport For London.
Free = 4*, Paid = 0*
So I previously used the free app and had only occasional issues, but decided to move to the paid to improve the speed (by removing ads).. Since changing however the app hasn't worked. To clarify, the first three days it did work, but provided inaccurate bus times (even tho the free app was always correct) and since then it only says that it is 'unable to connect' even continuing after I deleted and reinstalled it! I'm not sure how the developers have made a good free app but terrible paid one, but apparently that is what's happened.. It's a big shame
I bought this app for the countdown data as the tfl website is a bit clunky on the iPhone.
I have so far not been able to get this (rather expensive) app to do anything other than say "Loading" or "Could not connect". I click on the app support link to see a web version of the app, and no support.
This is a very poor show.
Refund And compensation!
Never worked! I should demand a full refund and compensation for my time wasted trying to use this app! However my time is to precious to waste further on anything related to this app. If I could slap the developer I would happily do so!
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- Category: Travel
- Released: 14 February 2012
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 2.4 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Developer: Sturgess Enterprises LTD
- © Red C
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.