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LiveTrekker app review: share all the details of your latest treks around this world

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LiveTrekker by Trekea Mobile, Inc. is ideal for the adventurers out there who want a medium through which to share the details of their exploits around the world, as well as having access to a great community of fellow travelers where you can share experiences and learn about where other people have been and what they have seen. 

Introduction

LiveTrekker by Trekea Mobile, Inc. is ideal for the adventurers out there who want a medium through which to share the details of their exploits around the world, as well as having access to a great community of fellow travelers where you can share experiences and learn about where other people have been and what they have seen. It was updated on June 16, 2013 and is available in several languages. It requires 14.8MB of storage space.

LiveTrekker

Free

User Experience

This app allows you to search through your memories with a comprehensive search facility which makes it incredibly easy to quickly find what you’re looking for by searching according to location, time, keywords, and so on.

Adding media to your travel journals such as images and videos is child’s play, and you can add, remove, and edit content with just a few taps.
 

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Features

This app features in-depth, interactive maps which you can use to log all the great memories of your travels and see exactly where they took place. You can record locations, people, and events, plus you can even share events in real time while they’re happening.

LiveTrekker enables you to sync your memories with online Cloud services so you can access them anywhere, and the LiveTrekker community is the perfect place to share your experiences and see what other people have been up to; who knows, you might find an idea for your next adventure!

Aside from sharing via Cloud services, you can also share your adventures with friends and family online via email and social media websites.
 

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LiveTrekker

Free

In-App Purchases

There are no in-app purchases.

Update Info

LiveTrekker is currently running on Version 2.5.1.

The latest update included the addition of a feature enabling you to share your Trip directly from the Tracker view, as well as improvements to the account creation process and other various minor bug fixes and enhancements.
 

Customer Ratings and Feedback Comments

LiveTrekker has not yet received enough customer ratings to generate an average score; however, all versions have so far received a total of 10 customer ratings with an average score of four out of five stars.

Feedback comments have been fairly poor, with users commenting on the lack of search functionality which prevents users from being able to find treks in their local area.
 

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Personal Comments by Reviewer

I think this app is an absolutely brilliant idea with heaps of potential; however, it still seems to be somewhat in its infancy. I think that with future updates, we’ll be seeing a lot of extra content and features added to LiveTrekker because there is clearly a demand for an app like this.

As more users submit more treks to the community, it would be good to see a more dedicated search facility to help people find routes in their local area as well as internationally.
 

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Create a multimedia journal of your travels around the world
  • Interactive maps provide context to the events as you record them
  • Join the LiveTrekker community to interact with fellow travelers
  • Easily share your experiences with friends and family online via email, social networking, and Cloud services
     

Cons

  • Lack of search functionality prevents users from being able to search for treks in their local area

 

For: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad with iOS 4.3 or later. LiveTrekker is optimized for iPhone 5.

LiveTrekker

Free
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