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Old 08-14-05, 02:34 PM
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GPS software for Pocket PC

Anybody care to recommend a good GPS sofware for Pocket PC?
I have a Dell Axim x30. I tried MS Streets and Trips but i cannot seem to load the maps of entire state to the handheld. What other GPS software do you recommend??
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I'll be getting this soon http://www.mapopolis.com/

I beleive they have demo maps so you can try it first.
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Just got it and it works pretty damn good. The only problem is my pda will auto shut off after 3 mins. Looking for a work around. The good news is it will get my location and remember where I'm going when turned back on, but you really don't want to take your eyes off the road every few minutes. It doesn't auto shutoff during movies and songs so why when I'm getting directions?
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Originally Posted by Baron Of Hell
Just got it and it works pretty damn good. The only problem is my pda will auto shut off after 3 mins. Looking for a work around. The good news is it will get my location and remember where I'm going when turned back on, but you really don't want to take your eyes off the road every few minutes. It doesn't auto shutoff during movies and songs so why when I'm getting directions?
I am trying to get my hands on a Tom Tom Navigator 5.1 soon....heard its very good...so i'll how that one is...
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I heard that was pretty good. The only problem I heard is that they are based in England and customer support is none at all. However, I think the problems were coming from people using old map software and they just needed to update thier maps. I think 5.1 is the latest version so there shouldn't be a problem.

For anyone thinking on getting the mapopolis there is option in settings that will prevent the device from turning off for one hour.
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Pocket PC magazine has a large review on gps hardware and software this.
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Pocket PC magazine has a large review on gps hardware and software this.
Was it this months? or was it a back issue?
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Its was the one currently on the stands. I'll check the month when I go to pick up my sunday paper early in the morning.
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I've got a Dell Axim X5 and I bought a Haicom CF GPS Card and INav's IGuidance software and I love it.

http://www.inavcorp.com/products/iguidance21.html
click the quicktour tab for screenshots of the app...

Mapopolis offers a free 9 day trial which can be handy in trying to decide which one you like best.

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