Third party maps & turn-by-turn directions software?
or are you limited to one or the other?
I've also heard the i760 has problems switching between different bluetooth devices.
What happens with the GPS connection if you get a phone call ?
Any input with your Hands on experiences would be appreciated.
I am worried it will interfere with my BT headset while I am driving. Of course VZW is clueless on what to do. One rep even went as far to state "We just sell the products, we don't support them". Lovely.
Anyone helps us out? What is the biggest bang for the lowest buck? I hear that "E-Mobile GPS Companion" is a great app.
When a call comes through, the call goes on top of the map.
I haven't tried to use the BT headset at the same time. In theory, there should be no problem as the pico network that Bluetooth sets up is designed to handle multiple devices at once.
along with most of the PDA/Smartphones from Verizon are A-GPS
which basically means, they use cell tower triangulation to see which towers your closest too.
Technically speaking, the GPS part shouldnt even be in the name. A more truthful name would be.
"Cell tower assisted location triangulation"
Would be more accurate.
There is no "SiRFstarIII " chipset contained in any Verizon phone that exists to this day.
Any mention of the word GPS should be followed by,
"if you buy one to pair with your phone"
And don't tell me about Navizon and Google maps new location features, there not true GPS either.
You see that in use on the iPhone.
Its cool, but its the same thing.
Real GPS uses satellites
"A-GPS" is a ...