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[Q] How bad is your gps?

21st April 2012, 06:05 PM |#1  
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I realize this probably depends on geographic location, but i suspect my prime has especially bad gps reception.

Using gps test, here are my results.

Outdoors (on a table, screen up, not touching it):
In view: Usually 0 or 1, max 6
In use: usually 0, max 4

Indoors:
0/0. Always.

This is from Trondheim, Norway.

What are your results?
 
 
21st April 2012, 06:09 PM |#2  
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21st April 2012, 06:55 PM |#3  
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Sigh....

hey in other news:
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then in another tab search for fail compilations. Watch people wiping out, crashing, and otherwise failing but the music makes it all the better! Have fun!
21st April 2012, 07:00 PM |#4  
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Did I see you buying your TP here 63 25' 47.64" N 10 23' 35.97" E ?
21st April 2012, 07:19 PM |#5  
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This is one hostile forum :)

I'm only asking because I saw a review complaining about bad gps, but it was still way better than what i get, and seemed almost usable. I would have posted a link, but I'm not permitted to.

Most people say the tfp has bad gps, but mine is utterly, completely unusable.
21st April 2012, 07:30 PM |#6  
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Quote:
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This is one hostile forum :)

I'm only asking because I saw a review complaining about bad gps, but it was still way better than what i get, and seemed almost usable. I would have posted a link, but I'm not permitted to.

Most people say the tfp has bad gps, but mine is utterly, completely unusable.

The GPS is unusable. It's been discussed on here every single day for the last 6 months. That's why people are doing this to your thread.

Do a search dude.

Asus are bringing out a dongle you attach to your Prime to get the GPS to work. Again, do a search for that.

Simplest solution is to use your phone for GPS like we all do. Nobody needs a 10" wide sat nav.
21st April 2012, 07:38 PM |#7  
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they are right op. all you had to do was look at my gps dongle test result thread or jjvega gps video thread and you would see asus has released a gps solution.
21st April 2012, 07:42 PM |#8  
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I did search. And I ordered the dongle the 16th. But people are not very specific about the "issues", and reading this thread, as well as the review (which i can't link to) I got my hopes up.

As I don't have a smart phone, having at least one device with gps device would have been nice. Guess I'll just have to learn to live with the dongle then.

Feel free to delete the thread if you're a moderator.
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there are no issues with the new dongle. it works great. just attach it when you want to use gps and take it off when you done.
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