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#20552 30-Mar-2008 11:11
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Hi there,

Just starting a new thread in response to this:
freitasm: It would be better to start a new discussion - so I will answer here but if you need further clarification please open another thread.

If your PDA is Bluetooth-enabled any Bluetooth GPS would work fine. Holux makes some good ones, as well as Globalsat.

As for software, if you are in Australia, Tom Tom and CoPilot 7 both have Windows Mobile versions with Australian maps.


I'm in New Zealand, although for some reason my little flag avatar is Australian.

I read another discussion noting that TomTom doesn't have NZ maps, is that still the case?

I've also heard that Google maps won't plot your position directly from a GPS receiver, is that true?

Thanks for the help, I'm a little bewildered :)

Edit: I think googlwe maps requires mobile internet to work. If so, then my google maps question is moot :D

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  #119667 30-Mar-2008 11:26
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Still no New Zealand maps on neither TomTom or CoPilot.

Google Maps will show your current position, and provide directions from Point A to Point B within New Zealand. You need a GPS to get accurate location and of course you need a data connection because Google Maps downloads the maps and images in real-time.




 

 

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