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Old 30th November 2007, 18:40   #1
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Default Google maps mobile 2.0 - poor man's GPS

Google has launched maps for mobile 2.0, with a feature called My Location.

It calculates your location roughly, based on the signals from various towers.

I could get my location correctly from my flat, but from my office it was wrong.

Visit any of these links for more info.
Techtree.com India > News > Software > Google Intros Maps for Mobile v2.0
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You need to have a GPRS/WAP connection to run google maps.

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Old 30th November 2007, 21:24   #2
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Tachobells.. No offense meant..
I was wondering how someone came up with that username.. Taco Bell.. think outside the bun!

My cousin was in town a month ago,and while driving around in Downtown Houston,he was able to get every bit of info we needed through google maps. I had my GPS,but he was already looking up restaurants in the area,and made things easy for us. Pretty handy,I must say.
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i updated my SE W80i, it's not supported with "my locations".

apparently very few new mobile models are compatible.
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Does it reference Indian roads too?
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Nope. My Location doesn't work for India. It says "Your current location is temporarily unavailable" when I tried it.
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