Support GPS Navigation???

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by WheelZ, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. WheelZ

    WheelZ Active Member
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    hey guys, does anyone ever have any issues with google maps navigation in aus?

    if so, whats your favourite choice of app for the job or alternatively how do i fix google nav so i dont have to pay for an app?

    thanx...
     

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  2. goughy

    goughy Well-Known Member
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    Mine seems to be working fine. Have copilot as well but am partial to navigon now. Have you looked for it on the market yet (not appbrain).
     
  3. WheelZ

    WheelZ Active Member
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    navigon? yeah, i keep trying to open it and it says it cant find it?
     
  4. TradiePete

    TradiePete Member
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    I downloaded the updated free Google Maps with Navigation from the Market about 4 days ago on my SGS. Hasn't missed a beat when driving in terms of accuracy. Other GPS apps (such as cardio trainer and map my ride) have been less accurate - occasionally putting me out by 100m or so but this has been spot on every time driving around Melbourne.

    Only downside - chewed up a lot of battery and asked me to turn down a one-way street once. I declined!
     
  5. Hansdroid

    Hansdroid New Member
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    Also had a lot of trouble with the GPS-accuracy, this improved radically after firmware upgrade (upgrading to Froyo.)
     
  6. revatio

    revatio Active Member
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    I don't think standalone GPS was resolved. Carrier/Wi-Fi assisted GPS does seem to have improved. Good luck if you are driving in the boonies.
     

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