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Thread: External GPS support now SDK available

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    Default External GPS support now SDK available
    I have a 1.1.4 jailbroken, unlocked iphone on Orange.

    With the release of the software development kits, is it yet possible to pair my GlobalSat bluetooth GPS device with my iPhone as I can use Google Maps for Satelite navigation.


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    iPhone? More like MyPhone Kitsune's Avatar
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    I haven't heard of anything that currently pairs a GPS device with a 1G phone...

    Sorry. Keep looking around.

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    i remember there was a plug in GPS device that would go in the charging port that was supposed to work with the original, but im sure that fizzled when they announced the 3G...

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    I believe the bluetooth is only currently functioning for headset purposes. I'm not sure what the SDK says about it, but judging from their stance on other issues it's probably not gonna fly (especially because of GPS) in the 3g.
    Cut and paste your but.

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    There is an application for external GPS support on the first gen iphone. It DOES require a jailbreak, and I believe it uses a special cable, not bluetooth, to connect to the GPS reciever. Its called; follow the link.

    Build Geocaching / Outdoor / GPS application for iPhone: Beta is out there

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