I've been waiting for pay day before buying a Beeline, so I've been using the app on my phone. It's good and I like it a lot. I've been using Google maps to navigate and I thought I'd be using Beeline in the same way, but I've decided that I like compass mode better! One big issue though is that you can't insert waypoints. There's an x button to delete a waypoint but there's no + button. Another issue is that I'm used to having "Save" and "Save as" for saving things but Beeline only has save and it always seems to create a new route, rather than editing the existing one. This takes some time getting used to and I don't really like it. Finally, I tried reversing the route one time and it seemed to just connect the destination back to the origin directly, which immediately made me think that it hadn't worked.
There are some other minor issues that may put off people like me that are evaluating the app:
The compass sometimes spins very fast, which I think is the app trying to tell me that the compass reading from the phone is bad. One of the reasons I'm buying a Beeline is because the compass on my phone often points in the wrong direction, so I think that is a plausible explanation for what's happening. It's very off-putting though as you can't read the distance when the compass is spinning. Could you find another way to indicate that the compass reading is bad?
The buttons don't seem to do anything. I took a short cut on one of my rides and not being able to manually advance to the next waypoint then became a major issue. I had to go back to using Google maps! The next turn indicator isn't there either, although that's less of an issue.
Waypoints don't advance when the screen is off. If you have waypoints a few km apart, and you put your phone in your pocket for too long, you get the same problem as I mentioned above.
Looking forward to getting my Beeline soon.
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