[Q] Wireless (Qi) Charging (and GPS) experiences?
Nothing is ever easy, is it?
I bought a pair of BRC 550's off of Amazon - one for my phone, one for the phone I intend to give my wife (which had to be sent back to the Ebay seller because the condition was misrepresented.)
I picked up a few Nokia DT-900's directly from AT&T. ($24.50 each, but then 25% off if you buy 3 accessories - great deal, even with tax.)
The Qi charging works great, although I can hear the high-frequency sound it gives off.....
But today I noticed Waze and Google Maps aren't getting a GPS lock. I first wondered if it was my fresh chilly CM10.2 (now with ringtone!) install. So I switched back to 10.1 and loaded up "GPS Status & Toolbox."
It has nothing to do with 4.3. Then I thought maybe I skooched something when I replaced my USB port earlier today. I popped the back off to start disassembly to check connections but before I got out the Torx driver, I thought to try to stock back. BAM! GPS lock.
Switched back to the Qi back. No lock. Tried the OTHER Qi back. No lock.
The "antenna" bits are a bit different in the Qi back vs. the stock back. I wonder if that's the issue. Does anybody know which one is for GPS?
I guess I should check for cell signal differences, too.
Grrr. Palm had this poop down years ago. Maybe I go back to trying to modify the stock back with a Palm coil, return the Qi backs and Ebay the DT-900s. Cheaper and cases will fit better than with the Qi back.
Anybody have any thoughts? Common or different experiences?