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I love this app. Thanks so much for the updates.
sOulbAit on Aug 10, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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Great App
This is an excellent app and it works great. Update Note: there is a workaround to the bright color scheme issue. From developer "use the built in White on Black feature. You can enable this in: Settings - General - Accessibility - Triple-click Home.". Important to make this setting toggles by three clicks of the home key..as otherwise the iPad color scheme is really odd for everything else. I will however add my voice to the many others here about the bright color scheme. Please add an option for a dark color scheme (or even a special black/red night vision mode). As it is currently I can no longer use this app during star parties as I'll have my eyes poked out by everyone for ruining their dark adaptation.
LiamAstro on Jun 22, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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Needs work...
Great potential, but crashes frequently ... Needs nighttime mode. It is only 99 cents but having said that, it uses data from a web service and google maps, so it is not like the app has to do much, really. Would be nice to save multiple locations and switch to them quickly. Again, great concept but needs a bit of work to make it great.
mag.a on May 23, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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I like that it points the direction using the compass, how about using the accelerometers for the angle?
Caio Iglesias on Apr 25, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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This app worked great and I was able to view a flare on the first try. However, when I try to "view on map" it closes the app. This is kind of annoying but it still is able provide the necessary info. I hope the map issue is fixed soon. Minus one star for that. *** Update *** reinstalling the app resolved the map crash issue. We'll see how it goes.
Tamibird on Jan 18, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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Unusably Glaring Interface
With the 2.0 update, the app becomes unusable because of the glaring white background.
Bozocity on Jan 10, 2011 for Iridium Flares
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