Using the application is a simple as it gets: When running the app for the first time, you are prompted for your Twitter name/password. After logging in the main screen is shown consisting of 3 basic elements:
- A map, showing your current location as determined by the iPhone/iPod Touch's GPS and triangulation system. You can update your position by clicking the top-left button or the map itself.
- An empty frame, that when clicked give you the option of selecting a picture from your archive or taking a new one using the built-in camera to upload along with your message.
- A text input box, for typing a short message.
Upon pushing "Send", your location, text, and picture (if one is selected) is uploaded to www.mapdiary.com and subsequently posted to Twitter. The results can be seen instantly:
That's it! Should anyone be interested the app can be found in the iTunes App Store.