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I dont know if I would trust a cell phone to guide me/ track me. I depend on and trust my Garmin GPS
Quote from: Sotol Vista on January 08, 2013, 05:22:59 PMI dont know if I would trust a cell phone to guide me/ track me. I depend on and trust my Garmin GPSI agree. How does the iPhone do GPS when there is no cell signal. Pretty sure the iPhone doesn't communicate with satellites. Am I wrong?
I'm personally wary of relying completely on my phone for gps. I have a Garmin GPS 76CSx which is really too heavy but very reliable.However, I have begun playing with ipad/iphone as an alternate. Maybe someday I'll feel confident with those. The apps I've been using are those made by MotionX. These seem to be the most common choice of people on the Expedition Portal forum. You can find out more athttp://motionx.com/For driving they offer "MotionX GPS Drive." For any off highway activity, or for track logging they have MotionX GPS (GPS HD for ipad).
The batteries last a lot longer and it certainly is more rugged . . .
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