Basic questions about HTC Desire

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by spiritusuk, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. spiritusuk

    spiritusuk New Member
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    Does google maps always need an internet connection to work ? I naively thought that if was was pre-loaded onto the phone then I could navigate around the map without needing a data connection.

    I have tried browsing the internet on my Desire using Wifi in my home but when I went to my mum's house and the device accessed internet via 3G then the performance was not good at all. She doesn't live in a rural place so I wondered what other people are experiencing regarding internet connections other than wi-fi
     

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  2. tbl

    tbl Well-Known Member
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    Yup it needs an internet connection for continuous use.
    It does cache a little bit, but not enough to wander around.
     
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