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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Inphosys, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. Inphosys

    Inphosys Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    My gps with google maps was working great today until about 4 PM Eastern time. After that I haven't been able to get a fix. The tower triangulation is working. Just no exact location.

    Let me know.

    Thanks,
    Brad
     


  2. jakone

    jakone Newbie

    Apparently there is a fat guy in a red suit in some kind of sleigh or something being pulled along by some kind of reindeer or something that is screwing up radars and gps units.
    Merry Christmas.
     
  3. DR0ID

    DR0ID Well-Known Member

    There's a better chance of this than the GPS network going down.
     
  4. Medic_in_SC

    Medic_in_SC Member

    I'm sure google maps is taking a hit tonight with everyone using the noradsanta.org tracking thingy.

    Yes, thingy is a very technical term.
     
  5. Inphosys

    Inphosys Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    I was thinking it was most likely the aGPS servers going down. I could get a fix if I left it in the same spot for five minutes.
     
  6. Nidisa

    Nidisa Well-Known Member

    I've had my droid since launch, and today is the first day that I had any issue. I was driving to an unknown place, and suddenly...the thing FREAKED out!! Started just rambling...."make a U turn, turn left onto ....proceed for 50 miles, make a left in Montana...(I'm in Ohio) Really, the thing had a nervous breakdown. I had to pull over, turn off the phone and start up navigation again. After that it was fine, but for a few minutes there I could have ended up in Siberia!!

    On my way back, I had a thought though...when it went nuts, I was driving parallel to a large airport. However, when I drove back via the same route, the system did not flake out on me.

    ps...this happened at about 12pm EST
     
  7. KAS

    KAS Newbie

    Mine worked fine used it too get out of tijuana mexico christmas morning
     

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