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Anyone have a good GPS based running/biking/ sports tracker app?

I used to use the Nokia Sports Tracker on my S60 phone and thought it was great (but maybe it was just the 31-flavors effect and I loved it since it was the only option). Everything worked, it had a decent ability to upload the routes to a pretty usable website...

Now I have Sports Track Live (paid app I got free from amazon) and its ok but would definitely not have been worth money. Is there anything better?

Edit:
It looks like Nokia spun off their sportstracker app and it is now available cross platform. They have made some big changes but I am going to give it a try since the website still has all of my previous tracks saved from when I had my S60 phone.

Edit 2:
I was confused. The paid app I got free from amazon is something like All-Sport GPS. It seems to suck ass. The SportsTrackLive app is free but you can't upload without the pro version.
Edited by otc - 4/27/12 at 8:24am
post #842 of 868
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Originally Posted by MikeDT View Post


BTW a couple of people at my office have Macbooks, they've put Windows XP on them instead of the default Mac OS for various reasons.
I take it that's in the USA.

I've never had issues with iTunes. And that includes when I used to use it with a PC and an iPod. I've been Mac only since 2009.

XP on a MacBook? Sounds awful. Unless you need to use a Windows program for some reason. (Sadly.)

My location gives away that I live in the States.
post #843 of 868
iTunes can suck my balls.

One of the large reasons I refuse to go iPhone or Apple anything.
post #844 of 868
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iTunes can suck my balls.
One of the large reasons I refuse to go iPhone or Apple anything.

I assume you are on a PC then? iTunes can be a little buggy on Windows, but I never have had any issues with it on a Mac.
post #845 of 868
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I assume you are on a PC then? iTunes can be a little buggy on Windows, but I never have had any issues with it on a Mac.

I do not like how it takes control of your file directory and music plain.gif
post #846 of 868
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I do not like how it takes control of your file directory and music plain.gif

I'm fairly certain you have been able to tell it to not resort you folders/files for years now. It does create a library file, but that's so it knows where everything is at any given point.

Like I said, I'm on a Mac and it doesn't bother me at all. Solid enough music player and I like the syncing options for my iPhone and iPad. Can understand why a PC user would want to use something else.

EDIT: Yup, under preferences un-check the option "keep organized" and you should be fine. The only ones it will mess with then are songs you buy from its store.
post #847 of 868
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Originally Posted by otc View Post

Anyone have a good GPS based running/biking/ sports tracker app?

I used to use the Nokia Sports Tracker on my S60 phone and thought it was great (but maybe it was just the 31-flavors effect and I loved it since it was the only option). Everything worked, it had a decent ability to upload the routes to a pretty usable website...

Now I have Sports Track Live (paid app I got free from amazon) and its ok but would definitely not have been worth money. Is there anything better?

Edit:
It looks like Nokia spun off their sportstracker app and it is now available cross platform. They have made some big changes but I am going to give it a try since the website still has all of my previous tracks saved from when I had my S60 phone.

Edit 2:
I was confused. The paid app I got free from amazon is something like All-Sport GPS. It seems to suck ass. The SportsTrackLive app is free but you can't upload without the pro version.

I like runkeeper, I think it was free.
post #848 of 868
Runkeeper is awesome. They have a paid and free version. Paid has more features.
post #849 of 868
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XP on a MacBook? Sounds awful. Unless you need to use a Windows program for some reason. (Sadly.)

Where I am they have to run Windows. The people I know with Macbooks are teachers, the classroom interactive whiteboard software we use requires Windows. Also my school is mixed Mongolian and Chinese, some of the materials and documents we use has to be in Mongolian and Chinese, Mac OS doesn't support Mongolian Script, only Windows does.

Chinese can be real brand whores, they love the glowing Apple logo. They'll even put Apple stickers their Lenovo PCs, Not to mention all the fake Apple products of course...even Macbooks that have Windows keys.
post #850 of 868
I'm up for a new phone with Verizon. Anyone familiar with the Razr MAXX, the Galaxy Nexus, or the HTC Rezound? How much should I care about Ice Cream Sandwich?

I'm upgrading from my old Droid X, which I was pretty contended with. I'm not a huge power user or anything.
post #851 of 868
Maxx would probably feel the most familiar as they're both Moto phones. I heard the battery life is quite impressive on that guy.

I have a Galaxy Nexus with the official Samsung extended battery and am very pleased with the whole package overall. I like ICS a lot.

Pass on the Rezound.
post #852 of 868
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Originally Posted by otc View Post

Anyone have a good GPS based running/biking/ sports tracker app?
I used to use the Nokia Sports Tracker on my S60 phone and thought it was great (but maybe it was just the 31-flavors effect and I loved it since it was the only option). Everything worked, it had a decent ability to upload the routes to a pretty usable website...
Now I have Sports Track Live (paid app I got free from amazon) and its ok but would definitely not have been worth money. Is there anything better?
Edit:
It looks like Nokia spun off their sportstracker app and it is now available cross platform. They have made some big changes but I am going to give it a try since the website still has all of my previous tracks saved from when I had my S60 phone.
Edit 2:
I was confused. The paid app I got free from amazon is something like All-Sport GPS. It seems to suck ass. The SportsTrackLive app is free but you can't upload without the pro version.

endomondo sports tracker
post #853 of 868
I've used CardioTrainer for 2 years now to track my bike rides. You can find more about it here.
post #854 of 868
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Originally Posted by zatarregaza View Post

I've used CardioTrainer for 2 years now to track my bike rides. You can find more about it here.

I use this for my rides and runs as well.
post #855 of 868
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Originally Posted by whiteslashasian View Post

Maxx would probably feel the most familiar as they're both Moto phones. I heard the battery life is quite impressive on that guy.
I have a Galaxy Nexus with the official Samsung extended battery and am very pleased with the whole package overall. I like ICS a lot.
Pass on the Rezound.

I'm leaning towards the Maxx, but it's kind of expensive. $150 more than the Nexus. I see rumors that ICS is coming out "soon" for the Maxx, and a lot of people are saying that's the only real advantage on the Nexus.

How much bulk does the extended battery add to the Nexus? My wife has a Charge and the extended battery makes it into a brick, although the normal battery life is so poor that I'm sure a lot of people do it.
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