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Support GPS always on?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by JSD_NJ, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    What is the benefit of turning GPS off when not in use? I mean, is it actually doing anything if you arent in an app thats using it? Id rather not have to tuen it on everytime I want to use the Nav, so itd just be easier to have it set to on all the time.

    Also, what is the assisted GPS option. Should I always have that on?
     

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  2. lexluthor

    lexluthor Well-Known Member
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    No real benefit to turning it off. It's only using power when an app uses it.

    If you have a rogue app that's using it too much, that might be a problem, but you'd see the GPS icon come on when it was doing it, so you'd know.

    I leave all 3 boxes checked.
     
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  3. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Well-Known Member
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    I'll just quote him since it's easier than saying the same thing.
     
  4. nj02vette

    nj02vette Well-Known Member
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    Yep what they said.
     
  5. binary visions

    binary visions Well-Known Member
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    I'm with stupid ^, ^^, ^^^

    :D
     

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