I just cancelled my ipad 2 WIFI order....

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  1. fribourg

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    I live in Romania prices here start at 1000$ for the iPad 2. I understand all the custom taxes Vat .. Transport etc rise the price when products are imported from places as far as US.

    I don't understand exactly does the gps run on 3G network? Noob question just havent done my homework but as far as I know m gps navigation works and I don't have a 3G version.
     
  2. Gabriel1

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    There is a good thread about gps on here (search function is your friend!) but there is no gps in the wifi only iPad.

    The Archangel
     
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    I just went for the wifi version. I tether with my HTC Desire which works just fine :)
     
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    Through wifi or bluetooth?

    64GB 3G White iPad
     
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    Tethering works just fine to my Rooted DroidX also (using free wireless tether), but I still bought the 3G for two reasons

    1. I'm not sure I will always have the phone

    2. The 3G model includes gps (which I don't need right now, but may at some time in the future)

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    I just ordered the 64gig 3g Verizon $903.00... Does a GPS program come with this model?
     
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    Google maps is the only included app.

    But you can get Navfree from the AppStore for free.
     
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    Not free, but navigon is a really good Nav app and works without an Internet connection.
     
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    Thanks for the reply, I check outNavigon
     
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    Here is my experience using GPS option with a 3G version not connected to a carrier:

    GPS works fine when connected to home WiFi, but looses GPS tracking functions when out of home WiFi range.

    GPS works good in automobile while 3G iPad is connected to a MiFi, or teathered to a 3G phone, all GPS tracking functions work.

    GPS tracking functions do not work if iPad is not connected to a 3/4 G service, Functins do not work on I pad alone.

    I understand there are GPS software downloads available allowing you to use GPS functins with a 3G iPad not connected to 3G but requires large data base download on I pad memory. I can't find any of these programs.

    This info is how I understand the functions of 3G GPS functions on both iPad and Xoom...if I am incorrect, someone please correct
     
    #20 CaptKirk, May 1, 2011
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