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GPS - Excuse My Ignorance...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nyphur, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Nyphur

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    Will enabling GPS use up the data limit on Orange (usually 500mb)?

    I'm a bit confused really... I'd like to install InstaMapper - it reports back to its website every couple of seconds when GPRS is enabled.

    I guess my question is will GPS itself use up the data limit, or is it the app itself sending the info back?

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  2. Slug

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    GPS itself won't, as it's satellite-based. The app sending data will however.
     
  3. Nyphur

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    Thanks for the quick reply :)
     
  4. daveybaby

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    You can configure instamapper to be pretty frugal with data, or set it up so that it eats bandwidth like crazy. Some useful info here:

    Forums / How much data.
     
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