RUMOR: TomTom Developing iPhone GPS Module

Chris716

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wow great find i also hope this is true and it comes out sometime soon...
 

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any word on maybe when it would be released besided after feb when thing comes out
 

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I sure hope GPS solutions for the iPhone will be of a bluetooth nature as lots of people charge their phone via the dock when driving.

That and bluetooth GPS devices abound already. Time to tap in.

.... That and I own one and desperately want to use it with the iPhone.
 

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This would be a great addition to the iPhone for sure. From the look of the supposed picture it seems to be quite small too, which would be even better.
 

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Well dang. I suppose we'll have to make do with the terrible Google Maps without GPS. That was sarcasm, Google Maps is by far my favorite App on the phone.
 

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Just because this is fake, doesn't mean GPS isn't coming to the iPhone. I would not be surprised if someone is using the SDK to build a GPS app as we speak. Maybe downloadable from iTunes (just speculation).
 

Chris716

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o hell no man this cant be fake... damn.... i want this....
 

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Just because this is fake, doesn't mean GPS isn't coming to the iPhone. I would not be surprised if someone is using the SDK to build a GPS app as we speak. Maybe downloadable from iTunes (just speculation).
gps isn't something you could download from iTunes. gps needs a gps receiver which means new hardware and you cant download hardware. its possible that with the SDK a company such as tomtom will build a gps receiver that plugs into the phone and the nessecary software will be downloaded from iTunes.
 

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gps isn't something you could download from iTunes. gps needs a gps receiver which means new hardware and you cant download hardware. its possible that with the SDK a company such as tomtom will build a gps receiver that plugs into the phone and the nessecary software will be downloaded from iTunes.

Either a plugin for the iPhone itself or I'd be happy to use my (at the moment) redundant Bluetooth GPS receiver.. It's got to happen sooner or later.
 

Mordred

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How I wish there is a TomTom for iPhone where you can install and use it the same way like the ones for Palms. Currently my brother has one (Palm with TomTom) and its connected to an external GPS receiver via Bluetooth and its working just fine. I wouldn't mind buying that at all. :(
 

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I am sure we will all be watching when Steveo does his presentation on the week of January 14 for the MacWorld, hopefully he will be showing us the Version 2 model in detail.