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Simply North

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Always know where you're headed with this navigation app

Simply North

by BusyBytes GmbH
Simply North
Simply North
Simply North
$0.99 in the App Store

Always know where you're headed with this navigation app.

What is it about?

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Simply North

For those who...

  • Simply North is ideal for anyone who frequents the outdoors.

Not for those who...

  • If coordinates aren’t important to you, Apple’s native Compass app will do.

Why we love it

If you’re in constant need of direction, check out Simply North.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Navigation Utilities
Last updated
March 23, 2013
Release date
August 12, 2012
More info

App Store Description

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ATTENTION: Does not work on iPod touch.

Before we come up to the app details, let me tell you a little story; 1 year ago, I bought the new iPad with its really awesome retina display.

It’s such a great product but there is still one thing I’m missing.
Where is this lovely little compass which we all know from the iPhone?
I can just tell you, I didn’t find it despite searching for it in the entire App Store!

I just wanted a
- simple user interface
- without many buttons
- no big advertisements and banners
- built with love, like the original Apple compass
- a universal app for both iPad and iPhone
- and last but not least: retina graphics for all devices!

I believe that there are so many people who have the same thoughts as I do, so I decided to build this App myself. I have worked so many nights to make it pixel perfect and I hope that you love the result!

Like or Follow us if you feel the same way:

I almost forgot the rest of the features:
- tiny size only 8MB
- full Retina support for all devices
- chose skin - black/white
- tap on the North Icon to switch between true and magnetic north
- tap on the coordinates to copy location+course to clipboard and use it wherever you like
- swipe right/ left to convert the location coordinate between the three basic forms DMS, MinDec and DegDec. A must have for geocaching :)
- swipe right/ left to display altitude and speed
- swipe down or tap on BUSYBYTES to open the ABOUT-BOX

Sincerely yours,


- This App can't work on iPod touch. This device has no magnetic sensors!
- SmartCover or other magnetic gadgets may scramble sensors. Remove it if you have this effects!
- Mail us if you have problems

Help and support:
[email protected]

--- What people are saying ---
Simply North is an outstandingly simple app and is incredibly gorgeous to look at.

Just downloaded this app and instantly liked the clean and crisp look of it.thank you for putting in so much effort. Unfortunately I do not own an iPad with retina but this app is a good reason to buy one. No ads and completely rock!