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Rue Aristide Briand

Posted by Kochtcheï on 18 August 2014 in French (Français)

Rue Aristide Briand, je passais par là et notais un canapé installé au coin de la rue. "C'est l'occasion de passer une excellente soirée" convins-je.

Image d'un canape

Je courus donc vers mon appartement pour y dénicher un sachet de thé et je revins vers le canapé pour m'y allonger. Il étais très confortable mais ma joie fût vite entamée. Je n'avais ni bouilloire ni tasse et encore moins d'eau claire.

Et j'étais bien seul.

Nonetheless Do not Think 5.5 Inch Android Phones Is For the Poor? This Chart Proves It

Posted by androidlover on 18 August 2014 in Chinese (China) (‪中文(中国大陆)‬)

Meet the Android persons: Designs pose at a Samsung Galaxy launch event in Korea.

We have not too long ago been examining the case that Android phones are bought by poor people though Apple's iPhones serve the 1% (or at the very least the richest eleven.7% in the marketplace).

"Poor" is often a relative term right here, and a few individuals do not like hearing it. See the feedback underneath this story, for instance.

We're referring to "the poor" within a macroeconomic sense. Per capita earnings from the U.S. is about $47,000 annually. In India it's just $3,560, according to the world Financial institution. One among these groups is "poor" by comparison.

Marketplace research group IDC published some information which makes this situation much more cogently than we've been capable to so far.

Almost 60% of Android phones offered expense less than $200. Android's core market barely bothers with all the $200 to $400 midrange, and only about 20% of revenue are from the premium $400-plus area.


Apple, with its iOS mobile operating method, by contrast, sells the huge bulk of its gadgets ?a a lot more than 80% ?a inside the $400-plus selection. The organization barely bothers with all the midrange, and it sells zero phones underneath $200.

Android cell phone makers could selling price their wares in the $200 to $400 selection ?a however they will not. They sell most phones for $200 or much less. That strongly suggests that Android makers know there exists a large chunk with the market place that is price-sensitive on phones.

Selling price isn't an precise proxy for buyer cash flow obviously. A number of people who obtain a $200 phone can afford a $400 but select the more affordable one particular anyway.

Nevertheless, it's also real that any individual who buys an Apple mobile phone at $400-plus may also afford a $200 handset but chooses not to. Meanwhile, any one who can afford only a $200 cell phone are unable to, by definition, invest in an Apple cellphone.

Those men and women are "Android people today," irrespective of whether they like it or not.

Will not presume that is only a couple of bad men and women skewing Android's numbers, from the way. Eighty-five % of all smartphones offered are Android phones. Android is excellent proxy for all of humanity, in other words, and humanity generally would like a smartphone for beneath $200.

Location: DJ212A, Brăila, 羅馬尼亞

Akadálymentes térképezés sajómegjelenése

Posted by kempelen on 17 August 2014 in Hungarian (Magyar)

Az OpenStreetMap 10. szülinapja alkalmából rendezett mapping party, akadálymentes helyek feltérképezése az első olyan eseményünk ami igen komoly sajtóvisszhanggal büszkélkedhet. Köszöntet az összes szervezőnek!

Location: Lipótváros, 5. kerület, Budapest, Budapesti kistérség, Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Magyarország

Club Oricao

Posted by dbello on 17 August 2014 in Spanish (Español)

Club Oricao, Asociacion Civil. Es un club de playa y piscina para el entretenimiento en familia.

Location: Tarma, Municipio Vargas, Estado Vargas, Región Capital, Venezuela

EBNM area for VFR flight and airport circuit training

Posted by Pedrito on 17 August 2014 in English (English)

Hi. I just completed the mapping of buildings in Temploux. Next steps are Rhisnes and Bovesse, that the airport circuit of Temploux should avoid. Best P

Lower Part of Andorra

Posted by lib2know on 16 August 2014 in English (English)

On Saturday 23rd is "World Linux Day". At the same time "Festa Major d'Arinsal". So we celebrate the World Linux Day with Tapas in Arinsal.

While making the invitations i found Llum d'Oli might be hard to find in the middle of a big gray "residential area". So i worked out some details of lower Arinsal like that: lower Arinsal Map. Much better than before :-)

Only mistake i added a "note" cause i thought thats a kind of private mark. Then i released it but it is still visible. How can i make it disappear?

Location: Carretera l'Escaladella, Mas de Ribafeta, La Massana, Andorra

Tram lines on Riga map

Posted by Yevgeshik on 16 August 2014 in English (English)

Hi to All,

I am just wondering who recently partly erased tram lines on Riga map and why/? I would like them back. Please.

Thank you.

La Costa Verde de Lima sufrirá cambios

Posted by Diego Sanguinetti on 16 August 2014 in Spanish (Español)

Vengo a actualizar ciertos senderos provenientes de los detalles de Perú 21, ya que está sufriendo cambios relacionado a la vía costera. No es tan dramático, pero forma parte de la costa de Lima, en especial al sur del área metropolitana. Algunas zonas rocosas, playas y centros deportivos se añadieron. Falta información sobre restaurantes o algo por el estilo. Saludos.

Location: Miraflores, Lima, Perú


Posted by Be-23 on 15 August 2014 in German (Deutsch)

in Pfarrwerfen waren im August 2014 weder Schule noch Gemeindeamt eingetragen. Der gesamte Ortskern fehlte. Obwohl ich mich für meine Bachelorarbeit über osm vorbereiten soll, werde ich während der restlichen Ferien fleissig mappen.


Posted by Maurizio Berlaffa on 15 August 2014 in Italian (Italiano)


Mapeando locais históricos

Posted by Edil Queiroz de Araujo on 15 August 2014 in Brazilian Portuguese (Português do Brasil)

Hoje visitamos em grupo um local histórico da região para mapeamento, o famoso Encanados Rio das Conchas, construções antigas feitas para exploração de ouro e que provavelmente deram origem aos povoados regionais.

Essa visita gerou fotos e alguns dados GPX, dados esses disponíveis agora no OpenStreetMap.

Agradecimentos aos técnicos Gustavo e Clayton, a pesquisadora Cristina e Roberta, presidenta do COMTUR.

Como ferramenta de mapeamento foi usado o aplicativo OSMTracker, em um celular android recebendo GPS via bluetooth pelo aplicativo Bluetooth GPS de um data logger HOLUX 1000-C

Link para o lugar no mapa

Algumas imagens foram tiradas e enviadas pelo aplicativo do Mapillary. Fotos no Mapillary - até o momento da atualização desta postagem ainda em processo

Upload zoom-dependent?

Posted by zwe on 15 August 2014 in English (English)

Hi experienced users, as a newby I redraw some roads in north-east India, using JOSM, based on recent GPS traces. Originally some of these roads were rather inaccurate - straight lines between few points. After uploading them with many more points, OSM shows the new road lines only with certain zoom factors whereas the old - inaccurate - roads are shown both at higher and lower zoom factors. What did I do wrong? What should I do differently? ZWE

Location: Samdrup Jongkhar Dzongkhag, Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan

San Ysidro, CA, United States: Detail-Mapping the busiest land border crossing area in the world

Posted by The Temecula Mapper on 14 August 2014 in English (English)

Down to the Border

San Ysidro Port of Entry area San Ysidro Port of Entry area

I was down in the San Ysidro area which is the southernmost suburb of San Diego, California a few weeks ago. I visited (but did not cross) the busiest worldwide land border crossing which separates the USA and Tijuana, Mexico. There were lots of features that I found which needed to mapped on the US side alone. In fact it took me 8 separate changesets to get all the data tagged into JOSM and uploaded to OSM. Anyway, here are some features:

San Ysidro Port area features:

  • San Ysidro Transit Center and surrounding bus stations.
  • Numerous fast food outets including the McDonald's Trolley Station.
  • Tagged the bathrooms at the Trolley Station McD's as a fee-based toilet.
  • Found and tagged a few other fast food outlets in the area including another McDonald's--Customers can use those toilets free :)
  • Benches and drinking fountain amenities along the pathway to Mexico near the historic Old Customs House.
  • Drinking fountains at the transit station which are located under the pedestrian bridge.
  • Numerous Baja-Mex currency trading outlets.
  • Locations of border crossing parking lots.
  • Locations non-public parking lots which are tagged as "private" or "customer".
  • Detailed-mapped area sidewalks, crossings and landscaping.
  • El Bordo, Tijuana - Known by some as "Deportee Purgatory" (loc_name), El Bordo is a makeshift shantytown within the dry mud and concrete Tijuana River between the Mexican port and downtown Tijuana. Unofficial estimated population is 2,000-3,000 according to sources. Added the neighborhood as a point of awareness.
  • Note that the address numbers, and some of the public bus stops, the transit station and a few shops and restaurants were already added by other OSM mappers.

By the way, construction upgrades of the San Ysidro port are moving along which includes operations of the new port office/station building, the shelter covering the northbound primary vehicle inspection area and the secondary inspection area shelter. The northbound pedestrian inspection area is what's left of the previous port building. Also, the primary southbound inspection area on the US side now uses a temporary tent shelter. Across the border, the southbound Mexican port was moved alongside the Tijuana River a few years ago. US officials plan to realign the southbound lanes over the existing SVG Venture parking lot on the US side to better align the southbound lanes with the El Chaparral port.

If you're planning on editing this region, please feel free to do. But keep in mind that the Bing and other satellite imagery are a few years old and most still show the previous port building, pedestrian bridge and southbound routing which are demolished and no longer there.

Happy mapping from The Temecula Mapper!

Location: 32.545, -117.030

Impossible export

Posted by temim michael on 14 August 2014 in English (English)

hey i'm trying ton export in pdf, svg or jpeg file a part of a map and i always get this message :

Error The load average on the server is too high at the moment. Please wait a few minutes before trying again.

did someone know how to fix the problem thanks ;) michael

no't download

Posted by vojood on 14 August 2014 in Persian (فارسی)

I don't download app,my leave of iran.

Location: قمصر, اصفهان, ایران

no't download

Posted by vojood on 14 August 2014 in Persian (فارسی)

I don't download app,my leave of iran.

Location: قمصر, اصفهان, ایران

My profile

Posted by DOUGOHMS on 14 August 2014 in English (English)

dougohms also called omara is a ugandan by descent and lives in the cities of lira and kampala

Mapbox satellite view experiment

Posted by kucai on 14 August 2014 in English (English)

Been trying to get more zoom than just level 17 with iD and Potlatch. I tried using browser zoom view, which is quite usable for Chrome and Mozilla, but doesn't work with IE. It didn't work with Potlatch either, the satellite view remained constant regardless of browser zoom level.

Also, using iD on 19in monitor with max browser zoom, will leave about 2 inches of vertical editing area. To get best alignment, I left out the tagging process for later so that I get to trace with thin lines instead of the fat iD highway line types.

It was a slow process. I'll rather wait for better imagery (or JOSM implementation of iD zoom interpolation) for those areas, which we'll probably get in 3 years. Hopefully!

Location: Taman Sri Semantan, Taman Permai Indah, Temerloh, Gemas, Negeri Sembilan, 28000, Malaysia

Workaround: How to fix the retina problem.

Posted by Shmias on 13 August 2014 in English (English)

Are you a happy owner of a retina display? Then you might already experienced the mixed blessing of the 99% of the internet being not retina-ready. unfortunately is a part of this 99%.

openstreetmap on retina openstreetmap on retina

Here is my quick workaround for this problem:

  1. Go to
  2. Press + 0
  3. Press + - four times.

As you see the openstreetmap now looks as great as google maps or apple maps and less like bing maps.

By the way: The openstreetmap based service MapBox is offering retina tiles too.

How about Video-Mapping?

Posted by Yabba on 13 August 2014 in English (English)

Googele is mapping by Video-Cars. Why should not OSM use those posibilities?

Here you see a playlist with Videos including GPS-data from Wronki to Sieraków and Sieraków to Międzychód (Poland).

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