[amsat-bb] Re: App for iPad
clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 17 10:46:50 PDT 2012
I have been a user of PocketSat since its old Palm PDA version (still supported, BTW!).
It has since been updated/upgraded to PocketSat3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch -
and there's an Android version, too.
The "OSCAR News" review was, IMHO, a little weird. "Too many options," the
reviewer wrote. For me, it is a simple program to use, and painless to update the
Keps of my choice. I can go to any date and easily search for passes of the sats I
am interested in. Both a "radar" map and a Earth view map is viewable.
Of all the apps in that review, the author does note, "... [PocketSat] has the best web site
for support, including a manual." For me, support is important. And being able to contact the
program author with questions and ideas - and receiving timely replies - is valuable to me.
Of the 300+ apps of all categories that I have downloaded/purchased for my iOS
devices, PocketSat3 was the most expensive - at $25. When I consider the ease of use,
the feature set, the available author, and the support message group that you get for that
one-time fee, I have absolutely no reservations recommending PocketSat to all.
Links to ...
PocketSat+ for Palm, Pocket PC - $25
PocketSat3 for iPhone, touch, iPad - $25
GoSatWatch - iPhone/touch/iPad - $10
... on the TRACKING page at http://www.work-sat.com
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