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Cingular Phones and GPS

by jgarniss / June 18, 2006 10:44 PM PDT

I'm looking to see if there is any way to combine my cell phone and my PDA with GPS capabilities. I currently get turn by turn instructions on the PDA with the GPS.

What I am wondering is if there is a Congular phone where I could use software to perform the same functions as my Garmin ique 3600. I am thinking that perhaps because the 8125 and the HP ipaq run windows, I should (in theory) be able to install windows-based software that will perform the turn by turn functionality.

I know the ipaq has built in GPS reception. Is there a way to make the 8125 do this, perhaps with an external GPS receiver that can be linked in somehow?


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 18, 2006 11:18 PM PDT

But the problem is that the software to make all this happen may not have been written yet. But from what you write, the hardware is there.

Does Tom-Tom have a version for this phone?


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Got the solution!
by jgarniss / January 24, 2007 9:21 PM PST
In reply to: Yes.

Get the Garmin Mobile 10. It works like a charm despite not being shown as compatible on their site. It's fantastic!

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