Best compass app for android?

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  1. yuriboyka

    yuriboyka New Member
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    I want to install a compass app in my Samsung Galaxy Ace 2. Some one tell me the best compass application for android. thanks alot!:)
     

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  2. dr4sight

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    I don't have an answer for you. I've been looking for a simple compass app that will work on my HTC One V and have yet to find one.
     
  3. jefboyardee

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    I use Digital Compass, not that it’s the best, but that it works perfectly fine, carries no baggage and and has a very small footprint.
     
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  4. funkylogik

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    For eye-candy check out "AR GPS Compass Map 3D". Id guess these apps are only as accurate as the device's sensor though :)
     
  5. jefboyardee

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    One thing I discovered when I was trying them out is that they all work better when you do the figure of eight, as seen in the Best Compass Calibration Method.
     
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  6. RazzMaTazz

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    I like Ulysee Gizmos because it has a bunch of cool functionality:
    1) Compass with analog and digital readout, with both magnetic north and true north. Also lets you set a heading. Waypoints, and exchange waypoints.
    2) Gives longitude, latitude, altitude, and address (if available).
    3) Bubble level.
    4) Inclinometer.
    5) Speedometer.
    6) Magnetometer.
    7) GPS satellite tracker. (Shows location and color-coded signal strength of visible satellites on a compass so you know if your phone can actually receive adequate GPS satellite signals.)
    8) One-click to map view.
     
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