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Old 07-17-2010, 01:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone have a clue if RIM will implement the GPS feature like the iPhone where certain apps can enable it but it will turn off as soon as they close? I use lots of apps that use the GPS but I cant leave it on because it uses too much battery power.
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Well Google Maps does this whenever it goes into background on OS 5 (reverting to cell tower based positioning). I think this may be an OS thing. I see the accuracy go from a ring to a dot shortly after I but the app back to forgound - every time.
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Is there something that makes you believe that the GPS on the BlackBerry operates other than as you have already described?
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