Posts tagged ‘GPS’

TruckBook App for iOS -Trucking Jobs To GPS-powered Maps

The TruckBook 2.7, launched by California-based TruckBook Inc, is a comprehensive platform for truckers to check and apply to jobs across the country, find real-time information related to maps, routes, roadside assistance, and truck stops.




“TruckBook 2.7 is designed especially for the truckers’ community, offering them a holistic solution that spans finding trucking jobs, GPS-based real-time best route suggestions, and a dedicated space to buy, sell, lease, or rent commercial trucks!” explains Mac Kansal, Senior Marketing Manager, TruckBook Inc.


Key features:

  • Regular listing of thousands of trucking jobs listed by carriers, freight owners and logistics companies
  • Option to post live/current jobs, as well as emergency and urgent loads
  • In-built GPS system in the app for easy navigation
  • Real-time updates on traffic, road closures, truck stops and more while on the go
  • Roadside assistance and relevant repair information in a single tap
  • Connect with the trucking community to buy/sell/lease/rent commercial trucks in a few taps


“The TruckBook app is an innovative solution for truck drivers across the United States as it not only helps to find trucking jobs, it also provides features that aid the drivers in completing the job safely and efficiently,” adds Mac.


The TruckBook app allows trucking companies, freight owners and logistics companies to post unlimited loads and lanes, as well as, emergency and urgent loads and receive job applications from truck drivers. The intelligent route guidance, equipped with voice control access, helps truck drivers beat heavy traffic, know height limits, and road closures, thus saving precious time and fuel.


The smart GPS-powered maps in TruckBook update the drivers about on-route amenities and assistance such as truck stops, repair stations, and weigh stations.


TruckBook marketplace enables you to buy, sell, lease, or rent commercial trucks of various makes and sizes. Sellers can upload the pictures of their truck to a vast base of the target audience, for a quick lead and sale.

TruckBook: Jobs Maps Repair 2.7 is currently available for Free at both Apple Store and Google Play store under the ‘Navigation’ and ‘Auto & Vehicles’ categories respectively.

dropdrop 1.1 for iOS – Leave Virtual Messages in the Real World

Six Overground has released dropdrop 1.1, their popular social networking app for iOS devices. dropdrop lets you leave “drops,” (a message or photo placed at a specific location in the real world), where you travel for others to discover.

Missed that cute stranger on the train platform? Leave an anonymous drop for them to find when they return. Want to plan a pickup game in your area? Create a drop, set its size to your neighborhood, and see who responds. Have something to sell that needs to be picked up? Take a photo, leave a drop that covers a reasonable driving distance, and anyone in range will see your listing. New to the area and need some local tips? Look for drops around you for ideas. Want to get creative? Leave drops with hints for another location, and play a scavenger hunt with your friends.

* Leave drops for the world to see, or limit visibility to select friends
* Choose the duration of a drop before it disappears
* Select the size of a drop – as small as a room, or as big as a city
* Post with your public profile, or opt to post anonymously
* Get notifications when you discover drops nearby


dropdrop 1.1 is free and is available through the App Store in the Social Networking category. An Android version of the app will be released this summer.

Speed Tracker Offers GPS and Trip Log for Apple Watch

AppAnnex LLC has released Speed Tracker GPS Speedometer and Trip Computer 5.3, an update to its popular iOS app. The app offers a GPS speedometer, Trip Log and Trip computer, all combined into one app. Speed Tracker is on sale for 75% off the regular price. The promotional price will be in effect until May 31th, 2016.


Speed Tracker now offers an extension for Apple Watch, allowing users to start/stop trip recording and check their speed, distance traveled and other trip stats right from their wrist.


The app also includes a built-in GPS navigator mode, allowing users to switch to navigation mode, allowing them to check their current location on the map, allong with the distance they’ve already covered.


Speed Tracker 5.3 is $0.99 (70% off regular price of $3.99) until May 31, 2016, and is available in the App Store.