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Rocklogger updated to v1.46

This is a minor update to fix some new bugs with number formatting in certain locales. v1.46 11-03-12 Additional number formatting bug fixes for certain locales

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Rocklogger updated to v1.45

A new update has been posted to the Android Market. This update adds the ability to export KML files for use in the desktop version of Google Earth. A KML file will be generated & attached automatically when ‘Email log’ … Continue reading

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Rocklogger updated to v1.41

A new update has been posted to the Market. This update addresses a problem with corrupt log files affecting users in some countries (described here). It also adds a horizontal line to the logging screen, to make it visually easier to … Continue reading

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An important lesson in localisation

I recently moved to Germany for a working holiday (software and GPS work for a research institute). One odd thing I noticed is that in Germany, copyright to the word gmail belongs to some guy who registered the name back … Continue reading

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Rocklogger updated to v1.4

A new version of Rocklogger has been posted to the Android Market. This is the long-awaited stereonet plotter!   This update was a considerable amount of work, involving much consultation with geologists, and many iterations of the user interface. All … Continue reading

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Rocklogger updated to v1.3 (update: v1.31)

The changes mentioned last week have been finalised, and a new version of Rocklogger posted to the Android Market. This update allows you to log from any orientation, rather than using strictly the pitch of the phone. Specifically, Rocklogger calculates … Continue reading

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New features: log in any orientation, live preview, and plot stereonets

We’re currently working on a few new features for Rocklogger: Log in any orientation – Instead of measuring the dip solely by the pitch of the phone, Rocklogger will now use all 3 axis to calculate the gravity vector. This … Continue reading

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Rocklogger updated to v1.2

A new update has been posted to the Android Market. It adds a camera mode, and the ability to view and save in quadrant mode instead of azimuth. There are a few caveats with taking photos, but there are workarounds … Continue reading

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Rocklogger update posted to market

A new version of Rocklogger has been posted to the Android market. Key new features of v1.1 include: Plot records on a map, showing location, strike and dip angle, using standard map symbols View records in a list, where you … Continue reading

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New features in development

I’m currently working on integrating maps into Rocklogger. I’m adding a screen that will display all records from a log file in Google Maps, using the dip/strike map symbol (aligned/rotated correctly) for each record. Tapping on each will bring up … Continue reading

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