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Discussion in 'iPad Mini Forum' started by miniIpad, Mar 23, 2013.

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    Just got a Mini. I am not a techie type but would like to aquire a sat nav app that is suitable for towing a caravan. Does anyone know if such a thing exists?
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    Not certain exactly what the question is. Sort of hard to imagine an iPad Mini pulling a trailer. If you mean simply to use the iPad Mini as a GPS, that's easy assuming it's a 4GLTE model which communicates very well with the navigation satellites. If you have a wifi only iPad mini, you are out of luck.

    I have GPS drive and Google Maps besides the app that Apple includes with the mini at no cost. They all work.
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    Presumably you are in the UK, since you refer to "sat nav".

    I'll try to second guess your requirements. Low bridges? Steer clear of Ely in Cambridgeshire because there's a low bridge there that takes the top off Transit vans. (I watched it happen). Dead end roads with no turnaround? The MotionX GPS HD app might work for you. I use it for getting around with a truck and trailer.

    Give us a shout if you need any more specific help.
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    Not exactly true. A Bluetooth GPS unit and a navigation app that allows maps to be downloaded, and you are good to go!


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