chizuatter chizuatter for iPhone/Android
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Information
  • Released Android version. Free Download. [2011.11.16]
  • Chizuatter can now be downloaded for free. [2011.06.22]
  • You can now display results from Google My Maps. [2011.06.22]
  • What is this?

    Tap And Go!

    chizuatter is an iPhone/Android application which aims to quickly find specific places around you.

    "I need to get some work done before the next meeting but I need somewhere I can use a power outlet."
    "Hmm. I need to kill some time... Is there a cafe near here?"
    "Oh no! NATURE CALLS! NATURE CALLS!"
    "Uh-oh, not much fuel left. Where is the closest gas station?"

    Now, you don't need to worry about being stuck in such a situation. With chizuatter, you can find a place you want to get to by tapping chizuatter on your iPhone/Android and selecting an item from the list. It's as easy as that. If you select a keyword, the Maps app will be launched and show you the closest places corresponding to the keyword. If you select a My Map item however, then a custom map will be displayed and by using the contents of that My Map, will display results closest to you!

    A few convenient My Maps you can use include Cafes with usable Power Outlets in Shinjuku, Shibuya, Chiyoda (by Cafes with usable Power Outlets - Japanese) or Evacuation sites in Tokyo (Created after the Eastern Japan Earthquake) or any other public My Maps.

    A page is available with links to a number of convenient My Maps and keywords for you to add to your chizuatter iPhone/Android application. Please feel free to contribute to the page with any other useful My Maps or keywords that you discover.

    How does it look?
    Select a keyword and your current location will be calculated. Displays places from your saved My Maps that are closest to your current location. When searching by keyword, the Maps app will be opened. A variety of My Maps and Keywords can be found on the map list.
    What are the settings?
    • General Settings
      • Move Selected to Top: Your most recently selected item will automatically be moved to the top the list.
    • My Maps Search Settings
      • Max Results to Display: The maximum number of results to display on the map.
      • Search Radius: Only results within the specified distance from your current position will be displayed.
      • Query Cache Length: In order to speed up the display of results, My Map contents can be saved for a specified time. The default setting is recommended.
    How can I get it?

    You can download this app from the App Store.

    iPhone version can be found on the App Store. The Android version from the Android Market. Both can be downloaded for free.

    Notice
    • Which places you find depends on the iPhone/Android Maps app.
    • Which places you find depends on the individual My Maps that you use.
    • THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THIS APP.
    Updates
    • 2011.11.16 Released Android version.
    • 2011.06.22 Released version 2.0. Added the ability to display results using My Maps data.
    • 2010.02.26 Released version 1.1. Changed application name and added required OS.
    • 2010.02.18 Released version 1.0.
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