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Old 06-29-2009, 11:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New case impeding GPS reception w/ Google Maps?

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Hello, I bought a metal Bold case I really like from a company called Boxwave, but I've noticed the GPS really acts weird when I use it with the case on; as soon as I take it out of the case, it's lightning fast and correct...can anyone tell me where the GPS antenna is on a Bold? Does anyone else have this problem? Thanks mucho,
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I don't know how your case looks like, but I'm pretty confident that your metal case shouldn't affect how GPS works. If you're directly under the satellites, that is, if you're not inside a building or underground, you won't have any problem with it no matter what kind of casing you're using.

What do you mean by working weirdly though? Do you try it when you were driving or when you were walking? Did you try it from completely open areas or in downtown where skyscrapers are concentrated?
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Make sure when you are using it you have a clear path to the sky. If yuo do this your case should not affect it.

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