Walk Watch - GPS Walking Computer for tracking, mapping and fitness
By BHI Technologies, Inc.
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Aimed at users who require top-class GPS navigation directions and easy route management for fitness, Walk Watch, the best walking app for walkers will help you walk faster, be healthier and live longer. It can be used for walking, cycling, running and more.
Walk Watch continually records your time, location, pace, elevation and these data will be presented intuitively to help you manage your fitness better. All of your walks will be organized by routes and date. Statistics will be summarized by month.
Supports iOS 4 and multitasking!
ACCURATE YET BATTERY SAVING
-This app works outdoor only. After you launch Walk Watch, wait for good GPS reception before start.
-Track your walk - including your path, pace, time and elevation with very accuracy.
-Dynamic GPS filtering.
-Walk your existing routes. Compare your current exercise to your best, median and worst.
-No worries about draining the battery: you can run the app with the screen turned off.
INTUITIVE USER INTERFACE
-Easy-to-use timer that shows time, distance and burned calories for your current session.
-Built-in map support for displaying your routes and walks.
-Distance markers on your route.
-Calendar showing your walks with symbols for best, median and worst.
-Monthly summary for your total distance, time and burned calories.
-Support both metric and English mile units.
IMPROVE YOUR RESULT
-Compare any of your walks with your best, median and worst of same route.
-Summarize your total distance, time and burned calories by month.
-Categorize your walks into five levels according to the average pace.
Take your fitness to a new level with Walk Watch!
*Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 2.5
== v2.5 ==
- iOS 5 compatibility improvements
- Fixes a bug for Facebook connection
- Fix the bug of data saving
- Add the feature to track your weight
- Minor bug fixes
== v2.2 ==
-Revamped user interface
-Supports to share route with your friends via wifi
-Supports to take photo while walking, and share photos with friends via Twitter or Facebook
-Fixes a bug that Avg Speed is pegged to Max Speed
== v1.3 ==
-Supports to share your route with your friends on Google Map
-Supports backup and restore
-Supports to export to both PDF and CSV
-Fixes a bug that logs wrong date
Was a great app when I first purchased
The original version of this app was great: design was functional but not real pretty but it worked. Since we went to the "pretty" interface I can't read the information and worse, since then it has not once got the distance right. Walking the same routes it used to track perfectly now it fails miserably. Says my 3 mile hike is 5 miles (in clear view of satellites).
I'm looking for an alternative because this is now no more use to me than a timer.
This app works perfectly almost all the time. About every 15-20th use it will stop and reset. I don't notice this until I have completed my walk. It is excellent in every regard with this one exception. I still use this app as it has the ability to manually enter the walk. I go to history and use the results from a previous walk. I would give it 5 stars were it not for this minor quirk.
Like others have stated, this app seems to have become more unreliable recently. Used to use it without many glitches. Now the distances are very inconsistent. All the data I've saved this week has gone on to the March calendar, even though it is May. When I go back to check the data the date is correct. Frustrating since it used to work well.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Nov 01, 2011
- Version: 2.5
- Size: 12.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: BHI Technologies, Inc.
- © 2011 BHI Technologies, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.