gps on ipod?

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  1. Miltos

    Miltos New Member

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    i wonder if there are any apps to make ipod work as gps
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    Sparkfun.com sells gps modules that plug into the dock for $70. You can use xGPS with it.
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    are there any apps which dont need extras?i cant afford buying app and gps modules.you understand what i mean?
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    The ipod touch doesn't have gps built in which is why you need the gps module.
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    Your iPod uses Wifi as it's GPS.
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    But the add on is needed for route guidance.
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    That and Actual gps functionality

    the wifi thing is somewhat sketchy
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    The iPod uses a service as GPS (I don't remember the name of the service). It is based on if the WiFi router is registered with them, and then it displays your location.

    It doesn't work all the time.
    And everthing else the you'll need to use a GPS for.

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