General GPS? Can we use with G Maps? maybe replace a Nuvi?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kisby, May 25, 2012.

  1. kisby

    kisby Well-Known Member
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    I don't see where this has a GPS. How does it work with Google Maps? Has anyone tried using this as a replacement for GPS in a car? Thanks.
     

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  2. I am using my Xoom tablet as my GPS - used to have dedicated GPS's (Nuvi was one) but have replaced with Google maps a long time ago.
     
  3. watchman64

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    I find Google maps dated in my area. The Garmin GPS works better for me anytime for serious navigation. Garmin community regularly update their free maps and Point of Interests.
     
  4. sjr14221

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    I have used it successfully to travel to unknown streets in my area, and to travel from Buffalo NY to Harrisburg PA. It worked. Make sure you have a car charger for long trips because it will eat your battery. It is definitely not as full-featured as a dedicated gps, but it worked for me.
     

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