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Worldscope Webcams

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Worldscope Webcams

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Version 4.0.2
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Updated July 22, 2012
Installs 45 times
Category Weather

Description

Spy the world!

With Worldscope Webcams you can view the weather, visit foreign places, or just spy the world with more than 20’000 web cameras from around the world, including live weather and traffic cameras.

*** Please note: generally, most of the webcams update every few minutes. A smaller number of webcams stream live video.

This app is amazing if you’re homesick, want to check on an old vacation spot, or want to travel for free without flying and carrying a passport. You have access to more than 20’000 web cameras in the palm of your hand. The choices are endless of places to visit!

One of the best features is setting a favorite webcam as your screen’s background. You can also group a few of your favorite cameras and set to rotate; watch the pics rotate and the land changes throughout the day!

Discover webcams near your current location or go blindfold and see what pops up; the spin-and-point method. Other key features include:
– Save current views on your SD card
– Bookmark your favorites into multiple groups
– Point anywhere in the world’s map and discover neighboring webcams
– Search with Keywords, Most Popular, Random, and more
– Share places via Facebook, Flickr, Picassa, and other social media streams

Worldscope is ad-supported and can be converted to ad-free, visit out homepage for more info. In order to use homescreen widgets and automatic wallpaper refresh, you must install our free app, Worldscope Widgets.

Explanation of the various permissions and why they are needed:

Permission: YOUR LOCATION/COARSE (NETWORK-BASED) LOCATION, FINE (GPS) LOCATION
Purpose: to be able to find webcams near your location

Permission:NETWORK COMMUNICATION/FULL INTERNET ACCESS
Purpose: to get webcam information and current images, as well as to serve ads

Permission: PHONE CALLS/READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
Purpose: phone identity (serial number) is used by Worldscope to check validity of the registration key for the ad-free version. It is also required by Mobclix ad exchange to access a unique identifer that some ad networks require to track impressions.
See http://developer.android.com/reference/android/telephony/TelephonyManager.html#getDeviceId()

Permission: STORAGE/MODIFY/DELETE USB STORAGE CONTENTS MODIFY/DELETE SD CARD CONTENTS
Purpose:to be able to save favorite images to SD card and for back-up

Permission: SYSTEM TOOLS/PREVENT DEVICE FROM SLEEPING
Purpose: restoring favorites or refreshing all favorites can take a long time and you don’t want this process to be interrupted by the device going to sleep

Permission: NETWORK COMMUNICATION/VIEW NETWORK STATE, VIEW WI-FI STATE
Purpose: to check if the device is connected to Wifi in order to perform network operations and skip them if disconnected

To contact us regarding new features or issues, please e-mail or visit our web site http://worldscopemobile.com.

Worldscope Webcams is official app by http://webcams.travel

Live webcams streaming available through tinyCam Monitor for Android (http://tinycammonitor.com)

We recommend installation of our free app Worldscope Widgets if you use homescreen widgets or automatic wallpaper refresh.

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