Tag Archives: GPS

TomTom Fixes Compatibility Issues With Android App

TomTom makes great GPS units, so I was excited to see the TomTom GPS app launch on Android.. Unfortunately, there was one problem that ruined the app: it was only compatible with phones that have a display that is 480 pixels wide. Yes, that leaves out all qHD and 720p devices. No brand new phone, not the Galaxy S III or the One X, would be able to run… Read more

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS Dongle Orders Begin Arriving

Customers who purchased an ASUS Transformer Prime and registered for a free GPS dongle are starting to receive them today. The dongle should fix all GPS issues Prime owners have been experiencing. While this is a good gesture by ASUS, is it enough? Yes, it fixes the issues caused by ASUS itself. But, the dongle is quite big and really ugly. The… Read more

First Pictures Of Transfer Prime GPS Dongle Appear In The Wild

When I think of a “dongle” I tend to think of something a little smaller but the newest hardware add-on for the Asus Transformer Prime will correct GPS issues that have targeted the device since launch. The lengthy signal-enhancing bar locks into the Prime’s docking port atop the device using an Asus proprietary 40-pin connecter. The folks… Read more

ASUS Transformer Prime gets the teardown treatment

While the ASUS Transformer Prime is one of the most anticipated tablets out there, and it’s generally loved by anyone who gets their hands on it, the device is certainly marred by all sorts of trouble. From both the legal standpoint, to a more curious position with the modding community, and plenty of troubles with WiFi and GPS, the device hasn’t had an… Read more

Galaxy S GPS fix not for the faint of heart

Galaxy S owners, I feel your pain. In the brief time that I owned a Vibrant I must have pulled over half a dozen times to wait for my GPS connection, having typed in an address and pulled out of the lot expecting the kind of response I had become accustomed to on other Androids. But as you know it’s not uncommon to wait 5 minutes for one of Sammy’s… Read more