What's New

* Improves iOS 7 compatibility
* Improves memory management
* Adds FAQ
* Bugfixes

App Description

Go around the world and remember everywhere you have been in your whole life journey!

Fog of World is a real-life game that you need to remove the fog on the map by exploring around the world. It's a fantastic way to find out where you have and haven't been in your lifetime.

○ This Fog of World App Might Be the Funnest App I’ve Seen in a Long Time
- Casey Chan, Gizmodo

○ We don't remember the last time we've run into an app that is as interesting as Fog of World
- Kevin Smith, Business Insider

○ Fog of World turns moving through your city and your world into a game of exploration (Rating: 8/10)
- Paula DuPont, AppStorm

○ Original worldwide location tracking game that will make you want to explore every street in your city and far wider (Rating: 92/100)
- LITTLE APP REVIEW

○ Fog of World uses the fog of war from videogames to gamify traveling
- The Awesomer

○ Was holding the 1st position for top stories on Hacker News!
- Hacker News (267 points, 154 comments. Sep. 30, 2012)

○ Top 10 Innovative New Apps Made in Taiwan
- Tech in Asia (Aug. 6, 2013)

● Features
- Record where you have been using GPS-enabled iOS devices
- Locations are also recorded when app is running in the background
- Fog covers where you haven't been on the map (just like the Fog of War in strategy games)
- Show the percentage of area your have explored around the world, around a continent, or even around a country
- Support for importing GPX and KML files
- Support for sync and backup through Dropbox
- Integrated with the Game Center

● Notes
- The app can also record your locations when running in the background. However, to save battery life of your iOS device, locations will be reported approximately every 40-50 meters when app is running in the background, and connected to the previously reported one. Therefore, no fog will be removed if you only move a few meters.
- The foreground app always has the highest priority in iOS, so iOS will close background apps when memory is not enough. This usually happens when you're playing a game. Make sure the recording mode is on before moving.
- Your locations will be recorded only when there are at least 3 GPS signal bars even though you entered the recording mode.
- Airplane Mode turns off GPS explicitly. Turn off Data Roaming or remove (or simply lock) your SIM card instead if you want to use GPS abroad.
- Internet connection is required to determine the corresponded countries of the recorded locations. A loading icon will appear on the top-left corner of the screen when this function is working.
- It is recommended to use a separate GPS device to record your tracks. This would save battery life of your iOS device and avoid GPS signal loss when Internet connection is unavailable.
- If you use an external GPS device, make sure the distance between two consecutive GPS points is less than 2 kilometers, or that part of track will be ignored when importing to the app.
- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

● Email Support: fogofworld@ollix.com

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 17, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> FREE!
January 29, 2014 New version 1.7.6
November 20, 2013 New version 1.7
October 04, 2013 New version 1.6
September 26, 2013 New version 1.5.1
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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