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  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:46 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
I too have noticed using camera alert via Waze on iPhone 8+ ios 13.2.2 that the specific camera voice alerts are absent while driving - settings are always throughout.
Coming to the end of a 225 mile ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:27 am   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Further to my previous post I'm now using iOS13 Beta 5, and it's a real breakthrough as far as CamerAlert is concerned.

I can now run CamerAlert as a seperate app on my iphone (and not in the backg ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:03 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
To build on this thread slightly, the introduction of iOS13 in September will allow separate apps to run on your phone whilst simultaneously running an application in Apple Carplay.
This sounds like ...
  Topic: TomTom Repositions As Autonomous Navigation Biz
steveJ

Replies: 13
Views: 2348

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:41 pm   Subject: TomTom Repositions As Autonomous Navigation Biz
Of course the other thing to take into account is that TomTom is renowned for being a bunch of money grabbers without a thought for its customers, and a pound to a pinch of salt theyíll be making a ch ...
  Topic: TomTom Repositions As Autonomous Navigation Biz
steveJ

Replies: 13
Views: 2348

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:54 am   Subject: TomTom Repositions As Autonomous Navigation Biz
TomTom announced at CES in January that they have an Apple CarPlay app in beta test. It seems they want to compete with Google and Waze. Time will tell if they make it work, although they do have acce ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Just to let you know, Iíve only been using the iPhone XR for a few weeks, but it was working just the same on my previous iPhone SE.
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:51 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
My location services is also set to ĎAlwaysí for CamerAlert. Canít see why this would make any difference really, but as itís working well Iíll leave it like that.

Steve

To add to this Iím using ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
My location services is also set to ĎAlwaysí for CamerAlert. Canít see why this would make any difference really, but as itís working well Iíll leave it like that.

Steve
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:15 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
No itís not in my background app refresh list, but works ok none the less. Iíve used it for journeys of an hour or more without it giving up.

Steve
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:00 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Well I have to say Iíve been using CamerAlert as a background app on my iPhone XR with both Google maps and Waze, and had it running in the background for both of these whilst running them in Apple Ca ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:43 am   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Paul, thanks for the reply. As I said, it was only my take on it, and as Iím not in any way an Apple app programmer, more of a theory!

If what you are saying re. an app running in the foreground st ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:41 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Before I start with this post Iíd like to say this is only my take on it.
Here goes...
Iím not sure that having Background App Refresh (BAR) with CamerAlert would have any great benefit.
BAR letís ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Andrew, Iíll certainly post again if I encounter any of the problems you have encountered.
What I might try is using Waze as an experiment. Never used it before, and weíll see if it makes any differe ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:46 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Hi Andrew,
I have the announcements for both Google maps and CamerAlert coming by Bluetooth through my carís ĎInfotainment system. The carís system mutes to allow the CamerAlert announcements.

Ste ...
  Topic: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
steveJ

Replies: 80
Views: 17395

PostForum: CamerAlert on Apple Devices   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:39 pm   Subject: Background App Refresh unavailable & no alerts
Only managed a relatively short 30 mile trip today, however I did get camera reports in the background running Google maps. All fixed camera locations reported ok, as well as several Ďpossibleí mobile ...
 
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