Do you really need GPS when your cell phone can do the same thing?
I don’t have a GPS; not an in-car navigation system, integrated into a cell phone nor a hand-held version. I don’t really see it as necessary in this day and age mainly because:
1) I can print directions out on my computer
2) My cell phone has Google Maps on it with a “location” feature.
Having Google Maps Mobile was a game changer for me, it made a GPS-like experience by using cell-phone towers and known wi-fi networks to estimate your location, it even works well while driving on the freeway.
Blackberry has a GPS radio in it’s popular smart phones and Garmin is coming out with a GPS phone, but I don’t see a need for full blown GPS with the cell phone integrated Google Maps.
So I ask you my few readers, do you think having true GPS is necessary in your cell phone?
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