Category Archives: OpenSignalMaps Android App

OpenSignal for iOS: The Remake

Last week we released a new version of the OpenSignal app for iOS. This version had been in the works for months, with a complete overhaul of both the design and functionality – to produce something that would better fit … Continue reading

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Become an OpenSignal iOS Beta Tester

The OpenSignal iPhone app has now been out for over a year – so we feel it’s time for a big update. If you’re an OpenSignal iPhone user, and want to be among the first to try out the new … Continue reading

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Help Needed: Mapping LTE Bandwidth

There are multiple factors that influence the data speed you experience: the device you use, the network operator, the time of day, the signal quality where you are. We’re building models of how these factors come together, we’ll be publishing … Continue reading

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Join the OpenSignal and WeatherSignal Beta

We’re making it easier for the OpenSignal/WeatherSignal Android community to access and test the latest features by introducing a Google Play Beta Program. By joining the Google+ beta communities and then opting-in to receive updates, you’ll get the latest development … Continue reading

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Android Permissions Misery

We recently noticed something pretty worrying when looking at our rating: After a year in which our averaged rating has climbed up almost every day, it has started to decline. Why? The app is working better than ever, with every … Continue reading

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Searching for Cicada Song: A crowdsourcing project

One of the most exciting things about the rise of the smartphone is the effect that it has had in enabling crowdsourcing projects. It is now possible to recruit volunteers and to provide them with equipment at next-to-no distribution cost, … Continue reading

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iOS app bug fix

A few weeks ago we launched the OpenSignal app for iOS. The app was received extremely positively and we got a lot of very enthusiastic feedback from our community. Unfortunately we quickly became aware of a bug that was affecting … Continue reading

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An apology to our Korean users

Much like everything else at OpenSignal, we crowdsource the translations we use in our Android app. What this means is that we make a list of phrases and words available on the Internet, and people voluntarily translate them for us. … Continue reading

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iOS app bug fix is on its way!

Soon after releasing OpenSignal for iOS, it became clear that there was a bug affecting some of our users. I mentioned the bug in the blog post announcing the iOS launch and it was great to have so many users … Continue reading

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Announcing the launch of OpenSignal for iOS!

We’re delighted to announce the long-awaited launch of the OpenSignal app on iOS. We’ve had a lot of requests for an iPhone app and in total we had about 7,000 signups to our mailing list. We had a very successful … Continue reading

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