Jack of Tools

Jack of Tools
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2 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • location services
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • microphone
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • push notification service
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • compass
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (5)

Deutsch English español français italiano
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Jack of Tools makes your phone into a virtual tool belt. Want to know exactly where you are? Ever wonder how fast that roller coaster ride really is? How high are you? Or maybe you just want to get that desk level.  Jack of Tools includes a compass (Mango only), virtual level, your Earthly coordinates, your altitude, your speed and heading (including average and maximum speed markers), base distance, and a sound meter.  

Jack of Tools includes options to keep your phone from going idle while you use it and allows you to control the sampling if you want to adjust accuracy vs. responsiveness.  Selectable Metric or US Standard units as well as UTM.  Optional compass reading as Magnetic or True Heading.

Trial version can be used indefinitely.  No purchase necessary.  See also Jack of Tools Pro.

Update v1.9
- Added Pro version's look and feel.
- Made minor Pro features available.

Update v1.8
- Add French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
- Minor fixes and changes.

Update v1.7
- Flat compass: changed from needle movement to platter movement.

Update v1.6
- Fixed bug in Compass where dampening code over restricted compass movement.

Update v1.5
- Now, when phone is held flat, dial compass changes to traditional flat compass.

Update v1.4
- Added Compass.

Update v1.3:
- New tool, Base, shows your distance from your home base or base camp.
- Added start page.
- Added selectable UTM option.

Update v1.2:
- Added a message box explaining how to turn on GPS when it is disabled.

Update v1.1:
- Fixed icon transparency issues.
- Added Apps page
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  • by Jeremy 10/15/2014
    Very cool 😎
  • by Saumya 10/14/2014
    A must have app
  • by STEPHEN 10/9/2014
    What a great combination of tools that I use EVERY DAY. Thank you for helping make my life more simple.
  • by Jerry 10/6/2014
    Many very handy items. Some are just to use to make up games. And then some are just there when you need them.
  • by mitch 10/5/2014
    Useful app thanks
  • by hany 10/2/2014
    It's fake app.
  • by User 10/2/2014
    Compass doesn't work
  • by Red 10/2/2014
    Would be good if it didn't crash after a month of using it.
  • by Mirek 9/28/2014
    Great app, works very well
  • by Donald 9/21/2014
    This can be vary use full.