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  1. BetterMost

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    Or do you have to buy an app for it?
     

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    It's free. Just search on the market for "compass"
     
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    No compass app (although location apps can utilize the built in compass), but there is a compass app in the market that you can download
     
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    Thanks I found a nice free one.
     
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    This new generation of smart phones are the "swiss army knives" of cell phones. My Incredible is now also a compass, flashlight, and level. Anybody know where I can find the circular saw app?:)
     
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    How about a butcher's knife?

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    Has anyone gotten Droidlight to work? Just wondering what Callahan meant about the flashlight...
     
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    Most likely a flashlight app that utilizes the screen. No app yet to use the LED lights.
     
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    Also...in Google Maps there is a Lab feature (or maybe it's a "layer" feature) that allows you to have a blue arrow on your screen as a compass.
     
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    That's right. Not much for a light really, but it's already helped out in one situation.
     

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