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How do I get my PDA to use GPS

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones Forum' started by redmax, Nov 13, 2003.

  1. redmax

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    Hi

    I have recently bought a Sony PEG NR70V PDA and would like to use it as a GPS route finder in my car.
    Due to the nature of my job I have to travel to lots of different addresses and it would obviously be of benefit if I could just enter the address and let the PDA guide me to my intended location.
    So my question is: could anyone help me by telling me exactly what I need to buy in terms of software/hardware or if it is even possible?
    I have seen a software could "TomTom" which seems to have good reviews but maybe people could comfirm if that is compatible with my setup.
    Please use plain english as this is a little new to me:D

    Many thanks
     
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    if your sony is a palm then i dont think you have many options. Does it take compact flash or does it have bluetooth ?. if so then you can get a gps card or bluetooth gps that would be compatable. the other thing is the software. Tomtom only does routplanner for Palm OS - not navigator. Im going down the PocketPC with tomtom way and it works a treat.

    POCKET GPS is a good site to start at. but im afraid your options are limited with the Palm OS as far as i know.
     
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    Hi Zef

    Yes it does use Palm OS software v. 4.1.
    Being a Sony the expansion is via Memory Stick.
    I understand that there is available a Memory Stick Bluetooth component.
    If I bought that, would it be any use?

    Cheers
     
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    http://www.positioningsolutions.com/85899700003.html

    Here is a site that does GPS for a Clie, Its an american site but shows what you get in a package. Look for a Bluetooth GPS that fits your clie, then an appropriate software package (mapopolis is suggested at the above site)

    Hope this helps
     

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