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Re: Tablet for in car nav/media center

Post by ossme » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:46 am

khaiwi wrote:MalteJK and DoPushUps,

I am talking aboiut iPhone4 specifically and so far I still think it relies on 3G service provider for location services. Otherwise the GPS function should continue normally where the signal is not available which is not the case.

However, I coule be wrong so guys enlighten me :idea: :idea: Maybe there is some setting to be enabled or something !!!!! :ugeek: :ugeek:
The iphone4 does have GPS. the built in map app needs to contually download updated maps to work as it doesn't store anything in local memory. If iyou nstall an aftermarket software that have predownloaded maps then it will operate without network (yes, I have already tried this). :)

The problem with the iphones however is that they cannot withstand heat. So, they are useless offroad. :?
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Re: Tablet for in car nav/media center

Post by khaiwi » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:51 am

Sounds good, I will download the motionx and keep you posted
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Re: Tablet for in car nav/media center

Post by MalteJK » Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:21 pm

ossme wrote:The problem with the iphones however is that they cannot withstand heat. So, they are useless offroad. :?
The heat problem is the direct sunlight on the back of the iphone... if you have a white one it might be much better - as well if you put something behind the iphone (piece of paper - whatever - so no direct sunlight can reach the back of the iphone) .
khaiwi wrote:Sounds good, I will download the motionx and keep you posted
If you have motionX GPS go to setup -> maps download ... mark the area, put in the zoom level and there you go.
You can change the way of displaying the map by clicking on the arrow symbol between the + and - button.
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Re: Tablet for in car nav/media center

Post by Cherokee » Sun Oct 16, 2011 6:37 pm

Tablet for in car nav/media center

Hi khaiwi,

How much does this unit cost & where have you ordered it from? Like to fit one in my Dodge Durango as well ;)

Awaiting your rely.

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Re: Tablet for in car nav/media center

Post by khaiwi » Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:34 pm

Hi Bruce,

I have the regular iPhone 4 and using the GPS with google maps to give me a good insight about the terrain around.

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