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Jan 10, 2012, 8:03 PM by Eric M. Zeman
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Vehicle speed.. Sure would be cool to have that in Maps..
What does vehicle speed have to do with retrieving a users location???
It's not meant to retrieve a location from cratch, but to maintain a location when GPS is lost. If I'm travelling down the intersta...