Wifi only iPad2 gets GPS when tethered to iPhone.

Discussion in 'iPad' started by JRoDDz, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. blevins321 macrumors 68030

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    Well $%#&. There's $129 down the drain. The GPS is the only reason that I got the 3G model. For net access I just MyWi it...
     
  2. aristobrat macrumors G4

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    FWIW, there's a bigger thread discussing this topic:
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1118413

    blevins321, if it makes you feel any better, they're guessing that the iPhone only sends GPS info over every minute or so, so your iPad 3G should get much better native GPS performance!
     
  3. blevins321 macrumors 68030

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    Lol, actually it does. Apparently it's too slow for navigation functions. I feel relieved :)
     

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