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hi there, since i have the iphone 3g i keep trying the current location on google maps. it would locate me but it would be like a big circle but
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    Default current location on google maps!
    hi there,
    since i have the iphone 3g i keep trying the current location on google maps. it would locate me but it would be like a big circle but would never get to a street or a place with a pin on it..is this normal
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    Are you outside or inside? The big circle is google maps locating you with cell towers....as the "pin" is actually the gps chip tracking you.

    If your inside or in a covered area its just like a real GPS and may not get enough satellite signal to work.

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    Some times it takes a moment starts with a big circle you zoom in and it loads to a dot, either way i heard something about tom tom making an app, that would be sweet

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    ^^They have an app....but it doesnt pass Apple's rules. So we wont see it, not right now anyways.

    The reason is the use of location based turn-by-turn directions. Which is why we havent seen ANY good GPS programs.

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    Well in that case they should put it in cydia because that would be awesome a trully good gps for the car!

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    I agree....but I doubt TomTom ever will

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borjapg View Post
    Well in that case they should put it in cydia
    its not a big enough market
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