|Search found 5 matches
|Topic: Sync between MY85XLT and Samsung note|
|Forum: Technology Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 07:17 Subject: Don't bother with an external GPS via bluetooth|
|Why bother with a bluetooth link to a GPS if you have a Samsung Note? Doesn't it already have a GPS built in? I accept the aerial may not be a good as a purpose built unit, but surely it is good enoug ...|
|Topic: Will you really use your expensive smartphone to navi?|
|Forum: Technology Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 07:08 Subject: Phones can do it but they are a bit fragile|
|I agree that my Note 2 is a bit fragile for tramping navigation, but I do use it to record my daily walk using Maverick app. It has a useful background map from Open Street Map that has all my local p ...|
|Topic: Android GPS data costs|
|Forum: GPS Phones Posted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 07:00 Subject: Use your phone with an app that allows offline navigation|
|Get an app that can download a cache of background maps (while connected to a WIFI network). They you can use your phone for navigation offline just like a custom GPS device.
I have been trying Mav ...
|Topic: Is iOS or Android better for navigation?|
|Forum: GPS Phones Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:36 Subject: You are stuck with the OS on your phone|
|Its a strange question unless you are still considering buying a phone.
I have gone for Android on principle of a more open system, more hardware choice and more features. Android is a multitasking ...
|Topic: What are people using with their Android phones?|
|Forum: GPS Phones Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:28 Subject: Alternative Android Apps for navigation|
|I have been trying a lot of phone mapping apps to substitute for my Garmin 78s because the Garmin is too hard to update the basemap.
You would think that Trimble would do a good app, but sadly it is ...