Projects / GeoNiche


GeoNiche is a GPS enabled PalmOS program for geocaching, hiking, fishing, bicycling, and other outdoor activities. In addition to a whole host of standard features, GeoNiche includes many features not found in other GPS applications. It imports geocaching data. It has advanced target and route sorting. There are multiple user-definable configurations. It includes many coordinate display and input formats. It keeps a waypoint visitation time/date which can be updated automatically. An alarm tone can sound when the user is near a target.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  28 Apr 2008 23:35

    Release Notes: A long-standing stability issues related to automatic GPS startup was corrected. An invalid memory read when progress dialogs are presented was fixed.

    •  23 Aug 2006 08:50

      Release Notes: Varous crashes introduces with version 1.42 were corrected. Typing characters in Targets Mode or Routes Mode now enters them into the L: field, even if when it isn't selected.

      •  19 Aug 2006 07:28

        Release Notes: 5-way navigator handling was improved. The "Sound while near" preferences item was fixed. The infinite re-connection loop problem with BlueTooth GPS receivers was corrected. Various issues related to text editing were addressed. A crash related to powering down when communicating with Bluetooth GPS receiver was eliminated. The EasyNiche parsing was improved.

        •  30 Apr 2006 06:33

          Release Notes: Turn-by-turn features were added. Memory of previous Bluetooth GPS Receiver selection was added. Importation of points of interest and driving directions from Google Maps was added. Sending of targets/routes to other handhelds and PCs with Bluetooth was added. Exportation of GPX files to memory card, internal memory, Bluetooth, and email was added. Color presets were added. Various enhancements for PalmOS v5.4 were added. Various proximity options were added. Garmin iQue support was added.

          •  12 Nov 2004 19:08

            Release Notes: Importation of negative longitudes near the prime meridian has been fixed. This release handles generic GPX files better. It translates characters to Palm better.


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