Handy finds recording & mapping app

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Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by Jason5223 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:18 pm

Over the weekend I found and started playing with a little app I downloaded free in the iPhone apps store. It is not designed for metal detecting finds but lends itself to it very well.

It lets you plot all your finds on a google style map and give a different colour pin for each type of find. You can also write a brief find report and add a photo.

It is a nice little app and let's you see an arieal view of your permissions and the consentration of finds and types of finds.

You can also sync the info with a website and see your results on your pc or iPhone. You can add the finds from either the iPhone or the website.

Just a note that the site is not working well on I.E. browsers but works well with chrome or Firefox.
I am told they will fix the I.E. shortly and make this available on Android shortly.

Just search for Pin Drop in the apps store. Their website is pindropapp.com

Here are some pics of the app. ( sorry mods for the amount of pics but they are very low res)
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Post by Jason5223 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:20 pm

The other 3 pics so it hopefully makes sense
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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by maccer » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:11 am

I appreciate this is an old post.

But this is exactly what I needed.

Thanks very much for posting it:)

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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by Zyrbalax » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:27 am

maccer wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:11 am
I appreciate this is an old post.

But this is exactly what I needed.

Thanks very much for posting it:)
Yup, me too - thanks Jason :)

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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by mini dan » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:35 am

I’ve downloaded to give it a go too. Thanks for resurrecting the original post. Looks useful

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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by Junior » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:03 am

Cheers on android but I'll see if there's a version for me...cheers ::g

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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by SuperRed » Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:43 am

Junior wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:03 am
Cheers on android but I'll see if there's a version for me...cheers ::g
Let me know if you find one please Junior ::g

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Post by Slapster » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:21 am

If you have no luck finding a suitable platform, I use TectOTrak - worth a look as it works on various platforms..
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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by Koala » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:41 pm

I would be concerned about data leakage.


GPS location of nice finds or worse still home location


No device with Internet is secure.


the more apps you install more ways you have for data to leak out


DVLA, Google and many more have been caught selling your information.

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Re: Handy finds recording & mapping app

Post by Junior » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:11 pm

That's why Mrs won't do face ache , internet banking etc etc tooo many people post hol snaps etc come and Rob me I'm out !!! ::g

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