View Full Version : GPS on the way
01-25-2006, 08:25 PM
According to FedEx, my bluetooth GPS receiver should arrive on Monday.
I wrote my intentions in my blog:
Give me suggestions on other things you'd like me to try and I'll report back with my results.
01-26-2006, 12:00 AM
As soon as I order it, THIS happens:
01-26-2006, 12:17 AM
I saw a Nokia GPS device today in CompUSA. It was $199. I wonder if this will get any support on the 770. It would be cool. But if it will be obsoleted by the gov't, then frigg that.
01-26-2006, 01:33 AM
Current GPS technology won't be obsolesced by this upgrade. The satellites and receivers up there will be just fine for navigation and trip planning. If I understand this properly, this will take the accuracy level from "within yards" to "within feet."
01-28-2006, 02:48 PM
GPSDrive seems to work very well, except that sometimes the cursor moves off the screen because the maps loaded are still 1024x768.
Don't bother with the Nokia GPS receiver - there is no good reason to get one and other makes have superior specifications.
01-28-2006, 08:02 PM
Gareth: Can I load superhuge map images? Would that work?
01-28-2006, 09:51 PM
No, all images all have to be a specific size.
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