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Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by Marhof45, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Marhof45

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    Hi all, do I need 3G access in combination with GPS to use maps on the IPad? And if so, why? Tom Tom is only using GPS, isn't it?

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    Mark
     
  2. DefBref

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    It depends some apps (like Tom Tom) have all the maps onboard the iPad others download them as required.
     
  3. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Just to be clear, you don't need 3G access as the previous poster suggested but you do need a 3G iPad because there is no GPS chipset fitted to a non-3G iPad.

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  4. boyzie

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    You can use navigation software with just a wifi iPad (no 3G) with one of these
    BlueNEXT BN-901S Bluetooth GPS Receiver | eBay

    You will also need Roqybt4 from Cydia to connect your ipad to the unit.I used this myself on my previous iPad 1 wifi. It does work very well.
     
  5. Marhof45

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    Thanks for the answers guys.

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    Mark.
     

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