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WorldScope - 14.000+ webcams around the World

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by gkukurin, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Take a look around the World through the eyes of more than 14.000 LIVE webcams. Still images refreshed approximately every 30 min.

    New in v2.0
    -search by map location and keywords
    -favorites grouping and batch webcams refresh
    -redesigned UI
    -portrait and landscape support
    -enhanced speed and stability
    -free, ad supported

    Watch a quick overview on YouTube

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  2. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Worldscope 2.06 is coming soon, there is still enough time to request new features.

    New features in v2.06:
    -save your favorite webcam as wallpaper and let it refresh periodically in the background
    -show webcam location in satellite or streetview
    -browsing history allows quick access to recently viewed webcams
    -languages supported: english, german, spanish, french, russian, croatian, chinese
    -bugfixes, of course :)

    in the meantime my sons redesigned worldscope website at Worldscope for Android | Travel application, take a look.
  3. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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  4. swb

    swb Newbie

    What I would like: Refresh my wallpaper to "some webcam nearby", refreshed every <n> minutes. I would like my background to depend on my current location. Compare the "maps" live wallpaper, which shows me a satellite view of wherever I am.
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  5. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Thanks for the idea, I will see what can be done in some of the next releases.

    Currently you can achieve similar functionality by searching for webcams near current location, choose one (or more) you like and set them as your wallpaper.

    I know this is not the same, but it is maybe better - you don't have to always like the image from the nearest webcam.

    Tell me what you think?

  6. swb

    swb Newbie

    That's what I do now :). I'll look forward to updates, thanks.
  7. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Worldscope v2.11 is available for download on the Android market.

    new in 2.11:

    • set group of favorite webcams as a rotating series of wallpaper pictures
    • save webcam image to the picture gallery
    • edit favorites (rename, move up/down, change group)
    • minor UI changes

    FAQ, complete changelog and feedback form on our web site Worldscope for Android | Travel application
  8. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Worldscope 3 is published on Android market.
    The new version brigns you completely new user interface with following features:
    -enhanced map search capabilites. Just point to on a map an preview thumbnails of neighboring webcams
    -search hotels near the choosen webcam and get best hotel rates from major travel sites
    -improved speed thanks to new cache algorytrhm

    You can set your favorite webcams as your wallpaper and let them update in the background, similar to previous versions.

    Here are some screenshots:





    I hope you will like it, happy Worldscoping
  9. kokiangel

    kokiangel Android Expert

    This might actually drag me away from my live wallpaper background. I sit in a cubicle with no view to outside all day so this is great! A real reminder that there is a world out there beyond my four gray walls. Thanks!
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  10. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    New version 3.03 uploaded!
    • included home screen widget (how to add )
    • get your Ad-Free version of Worldscope for FREE till Sunday, 28th November 2010. More info on our facebook page

    Happy Worldscoping!
  11. gkukurin

    gkukurin Newbie
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    Thanks, but I enjoy developing this free app and looking at number of happy users growing daily.

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