The latest version of Pockets Streets is now available as a stand-alone boxed product. While originally introduced as a free product, it was later available for purchase as a software download through Handango.Notably, the map areas available for Pocket Streets continues to expand internationally.
What’s new with
Pocket Streets 2005?
availability: Pocket Streets 2005 is available
as a stand alone product in major retail stores and contains the Pocket PC and
Smartphone versions. Previous versions of Pocket Streets were only available by
purchasing a downloadable version from Handango.com or with the purchase of a
Microsoft mapping product, such as MapPoint, Streets & Trips, or AutoRoute.
The retail version of Pocket Streets 2005 will come with approximately 300 North
America maps and 275 Western Europe maps right
in the box.
Smartphone: Pocket Streets 2005 features GPS
functionality for the Smartphone application. Previous versions of Pocket
Streets only had GPS functionality in the Pocket PC
New Maps: Pocket
Streets 2005 customers will be able to download new maps for Australia, Brazil, and Greece.
These maps are only compatible with Pocket Streets 2005 and have not been
Feature: Pocket Streets 2005 now features a
measurement scale to help customers more accurately utilize the maps and get a
better idea of distance between locations.
Interface: Pocket Streets 2005 for Pocket PC
features an updated user interface to make it easier for customers to locate the
information they need, switch between maps and GPS information, and open maps
without going through the file manager every time.
What can you do
with Pocket Streets 2005?
to-go: Quickly download free maps from
the Internet for more than 575 cities in North America, Western Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Greece or access
to highly rated, accurate maps while on the go. In addition, you can download
custom maps from your MapPoint or Streets & Trips program.
Let Pocket Streets take you to
dinner: If you’re having trouble deciding
where to eat, select Find
Place and then type in whatever you’re craving.
Entering “Italian” will return a list of restaurants with “Italian” in their
name, and entering “pizza” will return a list of pizza places in the
See where you are in an unfamiliar
city: With Pocket Streets and a GPS
device you can see your exact location (latitude and longitude) on your Pocket
Streets map, updated every second.
Customize it: Customize
Pocket Streets maps with pushpins and Find Nearby places to show your personal
points of interest.
- Pocket Streets 2005 FAQ
MapPoint C# Sample Code and Examples
MPDemo is a program written by Wilfried Mestdagh that shows you how to use the most important API features using C#.
Using this application you can check out what you want to do and step with the debugger through it to see the code.
The code is written using separate classes in separate files as much as possible. Events are used at the places where a GUI update is needed.
You will get lifetime free upgrades of the source, even if the price will raise in future. Note that you must have Microsoft .NET version 2 installed to run the executable.