What's New

- Added ability to add up to 15 VIA pins instead of 3 pins
- Small bug fixes
- Performance improvements

App Description

VIA is the FIRST EVER map based RUNNING APP that gives users STEP-BY-STEP AUDIO INSTRUCTIONS.

REVIEWS

★The Sunday Times - Top apps in the world★

"Combining audio directions and health stats. Genius. What a great app!"

★The Independent - The Best Apps of 2012★

"This is a great running app which gives audio directions so you don’t need to interrupt your exercise to check your way at the next intersection."

★The Guardian – App of the week★

“Helps joggers avoid slamming into lampposts while checking their iPhone's map app for directions”

★Shortlist Magazine – App of the week★

“When running in an unfamiliar city, you don’t want to be referring to a map every five minutes. Thus, this running app gives you audio directions”

★Runners World Magazine- February 2013 - Tech Feature★

"This clever new tool is essentially satnav for runners... which means no more getting lost if you're running in an unfamiliar city or country (it works all around the world)"

★The Sun on Sunday Newspaper★

"What sets VIA apart is its audio directions"

★Health & Fitness Magazine - February 2013★

"Get your mitts on the UK's first map based running app that provides step-by-step audio directions"

DESCRIPTION

VIA the FIRST EVER map based RUNNING APP that gives users STEP-BY-STEP AUDIO INSTRUCTIONS. Think of Sat-nav but for runners. Therefore eliminating the need for you to look at your phone for directions.

Are you afraid of getting lost from attempting a new route?

No time to plan your route in advance?

Hate stopping your run to view your map?

Then download VIA to solve all these problems.

VIA allows you to go from A-B via what ever distance you please. Simply select your start and finish points by using the pins or typing in a specific postcode. You can also add VIA pins to your journey to visit a specific destination en route or to increase the distance. Once selected the app will re-route automatically. If you like, you can share your progress and journeys with your friends, and enjoy getting from A to B from your pocket. In addition to this you can also listen to your favourite music while running!

FEATURES:

✔ Real-time Audio Directions
✔ Vary your distance
✔ iPod Music Compatibility (play your music while you run and receive directions)
✔ Live Route Map
✔ Distance
✔ Time taken
✔ Calories
✔ Average Speed
✔ Share Your Stats On Twitter/Facebook
✔ Metric option (Miles/Kilometres)

Could also be used as a walking navigation aid.

Note: Excessive use of VIA may decrease battery life.

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Firebird Creative Disclaimer of Liability:

By downloading, installing, or using the VIA software application (VIA App) to your iPHONE and accessing or using the VIA App services (Services) provided by the VIA App you agree to be bound by the terms of Firebird Creative’s standard licence and privacy policy. [www.viaapp.co.uk]

All directions, traffic information and any other content provided by the VIA App or as part of the Services (Content) is designed to be followed by users on foot and has not been designed specifically for use on or in any form of vehicle (including, without limitation, bicycles or cars) and it does not take into account any vehicle specific road use or directions, such as directions on one-way streets and Firebird Creative does not accept liability in respect of such vehicular use. All users are advised to follow standard road safety procedures, use common sense and take into account weather conditions and other external factors when following any Content given by the VIA App and Services and Firebird Creative does not accept any liability in respect of a user’s failure to do so.

FIREBIRD CREATIVE AND ANY THIRD PARTY LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT, THE VIA APP OR THE SERVICES AND EXCLUDES LIABILITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING IN ANY WAY FROM RECEIPT OR USE OF THE SAME.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 11, 2013 Price Decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
September 26, 2012 New version 1.0.1
November 30, -0001 Initial Release