Category Archives: OpenSignalMaps Android App

Why have Apple invented a tiny island?

A few weeks ago one of our iOS users had a problem with our new app WifiMapper. Looking for Wi-Fi hotspots near the Eiffel Tower, and so typing ‘the Eiffel Tower’ into the search bar, they were redirected to a … Continue reading

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The Spring 2015 iPad Translation Challenge!

As many of you may know, the first iPad Translation Challenge ran from 1 Dec 2014 to 1 Jan 2015. We recently announced the results of that challenge, and at the end, promised a new challenge very soon. Well here it … Continue reading

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We’re raising the bar!

Can you hear me now? OpenSignal is trying to reach as many people as possible – and our ‘signal strength’ isn’t great in some countries because our app is not in the local language. We’re asking for your help to raise … Continue reading

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Like what we do? Help us collect data!

I’ve been working hard to write an FAQ section, to help our users understand how our apps work, special features, and our methodology. I’m putting this information together based on the questions that we’ve received, and the first question I … Continue reading

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Translate for a T-Shirt!

Hi everyone! Do you love languages? Do you know two or three or four? Are you learning bits and pieces of (insert language here) for fun? Join our translation effort! OpenSignal are rolling out a big update to our Android … Continue reading

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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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