YouTube is one of the major resources to provide free videos. There are hours and hours of videos of songs, talks, speeches, discussions, kid stories and what not? I have seen many people search for something in YouTube instead of google. I use it enjoy songs and hear speeches related to books. Most of the … Continue reading How to enjoy YouTube without ads?
Few months ago, I was talking to Siva. He is part of Tamil Heritage Activities. They take people to Mahabalipuram often and explain all its great history. They are looking for a mobile app to auto explain about the nearby place, by getting the geolocation of the person. if you goto near to tiger cave … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in
Maps.me is a good mobile app (Free Software) for navigation and adding Places (POI - Point of Interest) to OpenStreetMap.org It uses offline data, to provide smooth user experience. OsmContributor, OSMAnd are other few android app, to contribute to OSM by adding POI. But we can feel the lag on navigating the map as they … Continue reading Project-Idea : Custom data updater for maps.me mobile app
I try to watch movies in theaters most of the times. But when some good movies come, they go out of theaters, when I decide to watch. In Chennai, most moves wind up in 2 weeks. Last week, Myself and Nithya watched the movie "Mayavan", which I got from a friend, which was downloaded from … Continue reading Project-Idea : How can I pay some money for the pirated movies I watch?
I went to my home town Kanchipuram, India for Christmas holidays. We had a good active Linux Users Group called KanchiLUG there few years ago. We still have few members there doing nice works there. Decided to have a mini mapping party at kanchipuram on Dec 25, 2017. sent a mail to our mailing list … Continue reading Event Notes – Mini Mapping party at Kanchipuram
At kanchilug, we planned to have a openstreetmaps mapping party. Date : Dec 25 2017,10 am - 1 pm Starting place : 10c,csm street, pilliyar palayam, kanchipuram. We can have some intro to osm, maps.me, osm contributor android apps. Then, we can roam around the city to add Point Of Interest (significant places) to osm … Continue reading Openstreetmaps Mapping Party at kanchipuram, Dec 25,2017, 10-1
My friend David Rajamani is looking for an android app to be developed as a module to be used with other application being developed. User should login with oauth from another app. Then he should point a place the map displayed and add details about that place. The data should be sent to openstreetmaps.org and … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps
Today, got up early and thought of riding bicycle for fun. Thought of adding few point of interests to openstreetmaps.org while riding. From east tambaram, ride to camp road, till agaram then village and came back. It was 14 km in total. Took 2.5 hours as it was slow ride to explore the roads and … Continue reading Morning ride in bicycle for openstreetmaps.org
I am thinking of bringing OpenStreetMaps.org in Tamil. Imagining a world, where a GPS device or smartphone, showing paths in Tamil and giving instructions in Tamil to the driver. To achieve this, we need all the street names to be filled in OpenStreetMaps.org I checked for the streets in my area, Tambaram, Chennai. Found that … Continue reading StreetComplete – Android app to add Missing Street Names in OpenStreetMaps
Image source - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/democratization-open-source-software-ngoc-tran I am listing here few project ideas and requirements. If you are interested in contributing to any open source project, consider these to start with. I am giving an intro about each of them in this series of blog posts. Add your comment here if you pick any of the project … Continue reading Project Ideas – Part 1 – Looking for contributors