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Old January 18th, 2013, 05:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Tablet without GPS and apps

Apologies if this has been addressed elsewhere (I have looked!) and if this is a stupid question.

I have recently got an Ainol Novo Hero10 tablet that does not have gps. I didn't think this would be an issue, as I had no need to use it for gps functions.

However, I now have a number of apps that apparently won't work without a gps bit. Some I understand e.g. Google Sky, Goggles, compass etc. but there are some that make little sense to me e.g. Nat West.

Is there a way around this or am I stuck not having apps because of a weird gps requirement?

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Old January 18th, 2013, 10:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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nothing i can think of... other than purchase a gps bluetooth device to share sat locations to the tablet.

maybe you can try to find such an app to share gps sat location from your phone....

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Old January 18th, 2013, 10:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Try this:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lexa.fakegps&feature=search_result# ?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5sZXhhLmZha2VncHMiXQ..
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Some free apps want GPS for better targeting their advertising banners.
So the paid version of such an app might be without needing GPS.

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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have moved this thread into the General Tablet Talk forums where it should get some pretty good assistance.

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