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#64255 12-Jul-2010 09:46
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The better half has decided that she wants to upgrade her phone to XT - She was keen on a Nokia phone and I would have to say the ovi maps (offline/downloadable maps) looked like an excellent freebie - but the Nokia phones on XT have either tiny screens or have large screens and cost a packet.

I reckoned there wasn't much point getting a $$$ phone unless it has WiFi, a screen that meant you could look at a web page, and mapping/GPS would be nice.

That got me looking at a phone that had windows mobile 6.5 (HTC Touch 2)  - don't want to use google maps online - that would cost massive amounts of cash (part of the reason that the Nokia ovi maps looked like a winner).

Anyway - does anyone know of any way of say, downloading a google map set of a city (for example) and using it offline like a GPS system. I figured there has to be some way of doing this - but couldnt find anything with a quick trawl of goggle.

Any ideas? 

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  #350113 12-Jul-2010 10:06
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It may be worthwhile taking a look at MGMaps. I think you can get it to work on the HT Touch.


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  #350115 12-Jul-2010 10:08
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You should get Sygic or CoPilot live if you don't want data charges.

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  #350135 12-Jul-2010 10:23
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Cool -thanks guys - I knew there would be some suggestions - cheers

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