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GLONASS support

7th September 2011, 08:32 AM |#11  
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thanks to geronimo_cz, this app did not disapear completely - enjoy this XAP: http://www.uloz.to/10189517/high-fid...n-v1-0-0-0-xap

IMO it does nothing - at least nothing significant. No difference in accuracy or speed...

Possible reason was greatly described by user Tomula on czech forum here: http://smartmania.mobilmania.cz/foru...222286#p222286

He found, that Qualcommu Snapdragon QSD8250 in Omnia does definitely not have GLONASS support, so this app is probably for future devices with new GPS chip. Some sources are mentioned by him:

https://developer.qualcomm.com/disco...ems/snapdragon
https://www.facebook.com/snapdragon/...89045881143225
 
 
7th September 2011, 11:52 PM |#12  
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v1.1: http://hotfile.com/dl/129241773/5aff...1.0.0.xap.html

8th September 2011, 12:17 AM |#13  
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I'd love to have been in their office that day.

"Its uploaded now sir, all the Omnia 7 fans will get GLONASS support"

"Excellent."

*5 minutes later*

"TAKE IT DOWN TAKE IT DOWN, WE PUT TOO CHEAP A PART IN THE PHONE!"

Getting our hopes up like that. It's just shameful.
8th September 2011, 04:36 PM |#14  
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I receved update from marketplace

if glonass probably doesn't work, sure the first option works
15th September 2011, 06:41 PM |#16  
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I'm curious how the Glonass can work without a firmware update, doesn't it need different hardware/firmware?
16th September 2011, 08:43 AM |#17  
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Read the thread again - it was already mentioned, Omnia 7 lacks support of GLONASS in its chipset. This tool is probably designed for future device, but the first option (using aditional device sensors) may still work on Omnia 7.

With current firmware and drivers, it probably does not do anything - functional drivers for compass will come with official Mango release.
16th September 2011, 03:22 PM |#18  
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It's funny how there were some people who noticed "a substantial improvement".
So much for the placebo effect
17th September 2011, 07:55 PM |#19  
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when i installed it the 1st time i didn't notice big improvements, but after receiving the update i mentioned in my previous post, Bing maps started to point always north as I set in the preferences and the position was more accurate than before.
21st September 2011, 02:38 PM |#20  
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Here is the new version, 1.2.0.0: http://www.ulozto.cz/10339233/high-f...n-v1-2-0-0-xap
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