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i was wondering if anyone has been successful in extracting the HTC Digital Compass from the HTC Trinity ROM incl of GPS ?
 
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i believe it require hardware

there are no software i can think off
which can tell which way north is without
hardware
otherwise pc's would have had it years agoe
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i believe it require hardware

there are no software i can think off
which can tell which way north is without
hardware
otherwise pc's would have had it years agoe
Check this out: http://www.mobilosiranytu.fw.hu/
I think you're looking for something similar.
I try to translate to English the description:
"This program is not an original compass. This program has the ability to calculate the angle between the northern direction and the direction of the sun (or the moon) by the knowledge of the actual place and time. This angle showed on the display by an orange (the Sun) and a blue (the Moon) arrow. You have to rotate one of the arrows towards the right direction (the orange towards the Sun or the blue towards the Moon), and the compass will show the right directions...."
 
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well my phone has GPS... isnt there any software which i can use as a compass ?
 
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There's so much gps software now,tomtom has a wee compass in it but I think you don't want that, maybe there is something here:http://www.freewarepocketpc.net/ppc-tag-gps.html
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does the compass in nokia n97 is hardware compass
 
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wait maybe i am wrong...but when we go north i'm sure the lattitude numbers goes up or down??

i know by standing we won't get it...atleast by walking couple of metres it should pick up the lattitude numbers....and see if we're going north....??
 
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maybe i am wrong...but with gps turned on..and we go north i'm sure the lattitude numbers goes up or down??

i know by standing we won't get it...atleast by walking couple of metres it should pick up the lattitude numbers....and see if we're going north....??
 
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GPS-based compasses compare two positions to know your direction, while a real compass is a magnet that interacts with the earth's magnetic field to know where you are looking (without moving)

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I'm looking for app that uses hardware compass. GPS compass is no use if you are indoors. Anyone?

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