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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by toweliechaos, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. toweliechaos

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    Apologies if this has been addressed elsewhere (I have looked!) and if this is a stupid question.

    I have recently got an Ainol Novo Hero10 tablet that does not have gps. I didn't think this would be an issue, as I had no need to use it for gps functions.

    However, I now have a number of apps that apparently won't work without a gps bit. Some I understand e.g. Google Sky, Goggles, compass etc. but there are some that make little sense to me e.g. Nat West.

    Is there a way around this or am I stuck not having apps because of a weird gps requirement?
     

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    nothing i can think of... other than purchase a gps bluetooth device to share sat locations to the tablet.

    maybe you can try to find such an app to share gps sat location from your phone....
     
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    Some free apps want GPS for better targeting their advertising banners.
    So the paid version of such an app might be without needing GPS.

    Harry
     
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    I have moved this thread into the General Tablet Talk forums where it should get some pretty good assistance.

    Hope this helps :)
     

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