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99¢ Sale

The Cartographer iPhone App Google Maps The Cartographer is on sale for a limited time for 75% off its regular price. 99¢ is all it takes to travel the world with personalized, annotated, customized Google maps! Go forth and be frugally itinerant!

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Apple’s New and Noteworthy Apps: The Cartographer

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The all-powerful, benevolent Apple gods have smiled on The Cartographer and deemed it New & Noteworthy! We’re pretty chuffed, as you can imagine!

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2010 Best App Ever Awards

The Best App Ever Awards is a noble institution: “Honour the best, not just the best selling”, is their catch-cry. We’ve received some love through this award in the past with our app, “Loopy” being a finalist in the category of Best Musical Instrument App in 2008.

If you like our newest app, The Cartographer, please consider nominating it for the Best App Ever Awards. You can nominate the app in more than one category so, you know, feel free to click on all three! Our sincere thanks you shall have.

Nominate
The Cartographer
for
Best Visual Design
Nominate
The Cartographer
for
Best Travel App
Nominate
The Cartographer
for
Best Navigation App
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Tip: Use The Cartographer for Errands Such as the Thanksgiving Shopping

Remembering every errand, every grocery item to be bought and where to buy it can be a challenge at the best of times, let alone when you’re organising a big event like Thanksgiving dinner.

The Cartographer isn’t only handy for travellers. Plot your errands — like your Thanksgiving grocery shopping — using Google My Maps:

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Then sync with The Cartographer on your iPhone:

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Have all your notes — things to buy at each shop, opening hours or phone numbers — on your iPhone:

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Get everything done more efficiently by deciding which errand to run next based on proximity with a quick glance of the map!

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Harry Potter Self-Guided Sightseeing Map of the UK

It’s that heady time again, folks – when those of us who wish there was a tad more magic in the world froth with excited happiness at the release of a new Harry Potter movie. If you’re headed to Old Blighty and are rather fond of a certain wizardly young man with an unruly mop of black hair, then you should seriously consider a spot of Harry Potter sightseeing. The movies were filmed in some truly beautiful places, from achingly pretty Scottish lochs and mountainscapes to exquisitely elaborate Gothic cathedrals, abbeys and cloisters.

I’ve taken the liberty of plotting some of the sites where the movies were filmed on Google Maps, with notes on each.


View Harry Potter Sightseeing Map in a larger map

If you’d like to use this map on your iPhone with The Cartographer:

  1. Tap the + button in the Map Room
  2. Tap “Add Online Map”
  3. After “URL” type: http://bit.ly/91CPeJ

Alternatively, if you’re viewing this on the iPhone, just tap here.

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Win Chris Guillebeau’s “Travel Master Kit”

Help us celebrate our launch by entering our competition. Simply spread the word for a chance to win Chris Guillebeau’s Travel Master Kit valued at $129. Includes his “Frequent Flyer Master ebook”, the original “Discount Airfare Guide ebook”, and “Travel Ninja ebook”, complete with bonuses.

http://cartographer-app.com

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Introducing The Cartographer… the ultimate map app

Almost a year and a half of travelling, wishing this iPhone app existed. Ten months of programming on the road. Eight months of testing the app during our own travels.

Our new iPhone app is finally here!

We are super proud of how it’s turned out. We’ve seriously out-done ourselves on this one, folks.

Without further ado, and a healthy dose of unrepentant pride, I present to you The Cartographer…

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http://cartographer-app.com

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The Cartographer iPhone App: Google My Maps with Offline Functionality on Your iPhone

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The Cartographer iPhone app will give users the ability to use their custom Google My Maps offline, an essential component for travellers.

  • Avoid potentially hefty roaming charges
  • No need for a data plan
  • Use The Cartographer even when you’re in a no coverage area

Pricing and Availability: At a worldwide 50% off introductory price of $1.99 (USD), The Cartographer is available exclusively through the iTunes App Store in the Travel category tomorrow, 18th November!

Win 1 of 15 Free Copies of The Cartographer

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Win Chris Guillebeau’s “Travel Master Kit”

  1. Follow @ATastyPixel on Twitter.
  2. Tweet this: Win Chris Guillebeau’s “Travel Master Kit” for the launch of @ATastyPixel’s The Cartographer http://cartographer-app.com

The Contest ends November 25th, 2010 at midnight GMT. The winner will be notified via direct message on Twitter.

There is no restriction to the number of entries so tweet your little hearts out!

Chris Guillebeau’s “Travel Master Kit” includes three e-books – “Frequent Flyer Master”, the “Discount Airfare Guide”, and “Travel Ninja”, complete with bonuses. Read more.

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