FAQ Garmin 276C and GPS querries

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I use my iPhone when I'm in the UAE for navigation...

No I'm serious!! I drop a pin on my Maps app, and I follow the roads. It's pretty good for the UAE, but it doesn't have directions. You need to actually know how to read maps and street directions to get to where you want to go. And I have GPS points on the Compass app... As long as there's cell reception, my phone works fine.

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Fizz wrote:I use my iPhone when I'm in the UAE for navigation...

No I'm serious!! I drop a pin on my Maps app, and I follow the roads. It's pretty good for the UAE, but it doesn't have directions. You need to actually know how to read maps and street directions to get to where you want to go. And I have GPS points on the Compass app... As long as there's cell reception, my phone works fine.
This is good for onroad driving and navigation, we are talking about offroad Fizz, no roads in the desert
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@fizz dry motionX GPS . This App has offline topo Maps, waypoints, Track Recording, GPx file Import / Export, Navigate to coordinates, waypoints and so on. It pretty much has nearly everything a garmin has except for Street Routing and poi needs to Be imported. Other than that : really worth a Look.
And : you can have it on the iPad As well ;) if you like bigger displays.
Only negative : the iPhone is Not very Heat resistent and actually it's not possible to Upload custom maps ( As for satellite Maps i.e. For offline usage... )


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SSS wrote: ... are you interested to participate in the GPSchallenge 2011?
Thanks for the invite,........ I have banned it from heavy off road use.
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You guys are sooooo old schoool ! :roll:

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see ... in this case you'd be better of with an iPhone :D
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Pfft. Real men use a compass and the sun. =P

Iguana: Do you guys go to places without any cell coverage? Curious. I'm thinking of getting a spare phone, not a smart phone, with long battery life and strong cell reception+Wasel account for Oman trips.

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Fizz wrote:Pfft. Real men use a compass and the sun. =P

Iguana: Do you guys go to places without any cell coverage? Curious. I'm thinking of getting a spare phone, not a smart phone, with long battery life and strong cell reception+Wasel account for Oman trips.
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Fizz wrote:Pfft. Real men use a compass and the sun. =P

Iguana: Do you guys go to places without any cell coverage? Curious. I'm thinking of getting a spare phone, not a smart phone, with long battery life and strong cell reception+Wasel account for Oman trips.
Yes Fizz, we are sometimes in places without cellphone coverage.

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Fox Answered Fizz ... Some times we reach places without cell coverage .. or weak reciption ... But this is rare .. Most of the places we go are covered
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