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Old 03-05-10, 01:50 AM
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iPhone app for Warmshowers.org

I recently completed work on an iPhone app for warmshowers.org. If you're unfamiliar with warmshowers, then visit warmshowers.org to learn what it's about.

The app lets you visualize on a map the location of "available" hosts in your vicinity, mark them as favourites (for easy retrieval later), and get in contact with them. You must have an account on warmshowers.org to use this app.

You can download and try the app by visiting the App Store and searching for "warmshowers", or by clicking this link:


The app is 100% free. Enjoy!

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Just downloaded it! Thanks for your work and cheers!
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Will the app work on my Ipod Touch? The Touch does have the ability to locate itself via network, but if the app allowed me to enter my current location via GPS coordinates from Google maps or my zip code, then when I had a WiFi connection I'd be able to use it.
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Originally Posted by VT_Speed_TR
Will the app work on my Ipod Touch?
I don't have an iPod Touch to test with, but I see no reason it wouldn't work. If for any reason the unit can't find your location, you can still manually zoom to your location to see the hosts in that area. Let me know how it goes.
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I'll give it a shot. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by chrisch
I don't have an iPod Touch to test with, but I see no reason it wouldn't work. If for any reason the unit can't find your location, you can still manually zoom to your location to see the hosts in that area. Let me know how it goes.
I just tried to download the app but not compatable, needs Iphone 3.1.3 version software. To bad since this looks like a great idea. I'll just have to logon to warmshowers website from my Touch.
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No Blackberry love eh?
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Downloaded it. Very cool. This will come in handy over the summer! Thanks!
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Originally Posted by VT_Speed_TR
I just tried to download the app but not compatable, needs Iphone 3.1.3 version software. To bad since this looks like a great idea. I'll just have to logon to warmshowers website from my Touch.
Isn't there an iPod Touch OS v3.1 you can upgrade to? I see now it costs $4.95, but that might do it (no guarantees).

Either way and if possible, I will make efforts to have iPod Touch support in v1.1.
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I just confirmed, my Ipod is running ver. 3.1.1

There must be a difference in the OS for the iPhone vs the Touch
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ver. 3.1.3 is brand new (early feb) so if you hven't updated in sometime, you won't have it. i've read that it's not a major update and i know for a fact if you have a jailbroken/unlocked phone, don't update it to 3.1.3.
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Originally Posted by eric von zipper
ver. 3.1.3 is brand new (early feb) so if you hven't updated in sometime, you won't have it. i've read that it's not a major update and i know for a fact if you have a jailbroken/unlocked phone, don't update it to 3.1.3.
Works with this version on my Touch... Just installed it and it's working well. 3rd gen touch

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Originally Posted by kyakdiver
Works with this version on my Touch... Just installed it and it's working well. 3rd gen touch

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Is that version 3.1.3? I just got my Touch in Dec., but I'll update the OS and see what happens
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Originally Posted by kyakdiver
Works with this version on my Touch... Just installed it and it's working well. 3rd gen touch
I'm glad that works!
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Originally Posted by VT_Speed_TR
Is that version 3.1.3? I just got my Touch in Dec., but I'll update the OS and see what happens
That's the one.
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Could you make the app compatible with lower versions. Those of us jailbroken cant use it since its only 3.1.3 or above.
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Originally Posted by PedaltheGlobe
Could you make the app compatible with lower versions. Those of us jailbroken cant use it since its only 3.1.3 or above.
You can jailbreak 3.1.3 depending on your device. Check the dev-team blog to download the appropriate program to be able to make a custom ipsw to update.
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