Every tip helps, and this article from a good friend over at Adventures of Metal Detecting has put together a very useful article on Apps & Mapping Softwares that can help you find more treasure as well as new “old” places to detect. Worth a Read!
It’s safe to say, that I AM a “techy” kind of guy. I love playing with different software and apps for my phone in an attempt to improve my chances of finding more and better “stuff” with less searching. To that end, I have settled on the following apps for use on my phone – an Android – and computer programs.
MAPRIKA ( http://www.maprika.com ) – I posted the video from Heath Jones and Task Force History last time that got me started with this app and it’s companion PC program. I can’t speak highly enough about this combo! You have to do the research and find the old maps, but once you have the images in your computer it’s a simple matter to create a map that you can upload to the MAPRIKA server and then download to your GPS enabled smartphone or tablet to take into the field…
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