I'm the author of GPS Status and Toolbox mentioned also on the first post.
I'm receiving several complaints about the battery issue and investigated the reports, because GPS Status was designed explicitly NOT to run in background. I...
I'm the author of GPS Status and I'm 99.99% sure that those dots are GLONASS satellites.
First about the coloring:
- gray: satellite without ephemeris or almanach data.
- blue: satellite with almanach, without ephemeris
- yellow: ...
Pretty good at the current state. In addition to the non-working bluetooth and camera: The accelerometer and the compass sensors don's seem to be working. This means that no automatic screen rotation is possible. At least on my Tab7.
As developers start to use firmware 1.5 I have updated the GPS status app to work with the new firmware.
The good news is that I no longer have to use internal APIs. Some features have been removed or changed:
- Screen orientat...