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Thread: current location on google maps!
10-02-2008, 06:11 PM #1current location on google maps!
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
10-02-2008, 07:05 PM #2
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.
10-02-2008, 07:10 PM #3
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
10-02-2008, 07:15 PM #4
^^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.
10-02-2008, 07:23 PM #5
Well in that case they should put it in cydia because that would be awesome a trully good gps for the car!
10-02-2008, 07:27 PM #6
I agree....but I doubt TomTom ever will
10-02-2008, 07:38 PM #7