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Offline breloaded

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Do you use GPS navigation in the wild
« on: May 26, 2006, 06:20:21 AM »
I've been thinking to install the newly introduced Nav4All on my cell phone recently, my friend told me it's a very convenient navigation software, it only requires your GPRS cell to have Bluetooth function, so it can be connected with a GPS signal receiver to triangulate your position, utterly simple to maneuver, yet I just don't know, will the excess usage of Bluetooth significantly shorten the life of my battery? How often do I have to recharge? Does anyone here have some hands-on experience about this?

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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2006, 06:19:01 AM »
i just use an old fasioned map and compas
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2006, 08:21:46 AM »
I've been using a Garmin iQue 3600 (Palm OS PDA/GPS) for three years now, I rely on it to get me anywhere I need to go, as well as remember why I went there  :lol: (Lists, schedules, addresses, etc).  It's inexpensive compared to an installed solution.  I think you'll enjoy your setup.

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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2006, 08:52:04 AM »
I am a man, I don't need directions. ;)

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PS. I use maps and a compass. GPS devices seem a bit expensive to me.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2006, 01:57:14 PM »
Yep,

Where is the adventure any more? GPS. Onstar. Cell phones. Just takes the fun out of driving and exploring don't you think.

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2006, 02:13:32 PM »
you don't need it, we are surrounded by borders and oceans, you are bond to run into one of those sooner or later ;)
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« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2006, 06:19:21 AM »
Quote from: Understudy
I am a man, I don't need directions. ;)

Sincerely,
Brendhan

PS. I use maps and a compass. GPS devices seem a bit expensive to me.
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« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2006, 08:27:22 PM »
Some of the work i do requires me to find places off the beaten path.  I use the deloreme street map on my lap top with a gps reciever that plugs in to a usb port.  Helps out when traveling as well.  It will locate gas stations, resteraunts, walmart,etc. I really love it.