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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Sep 14, 2010
As many within the PreCentral and broader webOS community know, I have been actively working with Verizon Wireless to try to resolve the longstanding, well-reported, and serious GPS problem...
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by Dieter Bohn
Sep 08, 2010
  While Verizon webOS users struggle with workarounds because Verizon still hasn't fixed the hobbled GPS on the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi, O2 is continuing their longstanding trend of doing right by...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Aug 23, 2010
We have written before about Navit, the open-source standalone mapping and navigation software (with voice prompts in multiple languages) that has been ported to webOS. Previously, it had only...
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 06, 2010
Just the other day Palm pushed out a new app in the App Catalog called GPS Fix. The app, which aims to frequently ping the GPS system for fresh coordinates was designed to counteract whatever...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
Jul 20, 2010
We have covered the issues with the GPS on Verizon Wireless' Pre Plus in great detail (see here and here for just a few of our stories), and our forums have been filled with complaints,...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 21, 2010
It’s the curse of the modern smartphone: a zillion chips and sensors and a bright powerful screen and umpteen radios all sucking power from battery tech that hasn’t seen drastic improvement in...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 14, 2010
Since there are plenty of users still experiencing GPS issues on Verizon webOS devices, we're not calling the horse dead yet and therefore need to keep beating. The backstory, if you're not aware...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 09, 2010
After we officially confirmed that 3rd party software cannot access full Assisted GPS on Verizon webOS devices, the race was on to find a fix. That fix in now in, thanks to epic work by Ebag333...
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by Dieter Bohn
May 06, 2010
The good news is that we've finally gotten to the bottom of the mysterious location issues that have plagued Verizon webOS users. That's also the bad news.  On Tuesday's PalmCast, I said there...
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by Jonathan I Ezor#IM
May 04, 2010
When the Pre launched on Sprint, its free Sprint Navigation turn-by-turn application was one of its stronger features, especially for users who didn’t already have handheld or car-based GPS...