AT WMPoweruser.com we have always been a fan of geo-caching, combining the geekiness of smartphones with real outdoor exercise.
Groundspeak have now released an application for Windows phone 7 which brings this pastime to Microsoftâ€™s new platform. Groundspeak’s Windows Phone 7 Application queries the Geocaching.com database in real-time and provides a list of geocaches near you.
The software is available in English and features:
- Instant, direct access to Geocaching.com’s database of worldwide geocaches
- Search by current location, address or GC code
- Filter your hides and finds from the Geocaching.com search results
- Access geocache details, including description, photo gallery, attributes, recent logs, hint and inventory
- Full support for recording the movements of Trackables.
- Log geocache finds and post notes in the field
- Keep personal notes on each geocache to help you remember important information
Advanced navigation capabilities
- View nearby caches on the embedded map
- View cache size, terrain and difficulty rating on the map screen
- Navigate to geocaches directly from the map screen or from a compass view
- Switch between street and satellite maps
- Receive turn-by-turn walking and driving directions to geocache location
Premium Member features
- Download active Pocket Queries for use while outside of network coverage
- Save detailed searches in frequently visited locations and access them with a touch
- Eliminate geocaches that you and 4 of your closest geocaching partners have already found
- Filter geocaches by terrain/difficulty rating
The app can be downloaded from Marketplace here.
Thanks Bandit for the tip.