External GPS for iPhone

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Hi There! There are still a lot of iPhone 3 Gs out there, and especially their owners might be unhappy about the GPS accuracy. They can be helped with an external (Bluetooth) GPS receiver such as this one: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=GPS+iPhone&x=0&y=0 or: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=iPhone+GPS&x=0&y=0 However, I own a Holux M-1000 which I had purchased to use with a NOKIA phone. I was quite happy with this device and would be happy to use it with my 3 Gs. I thought that the iOS blocks external Bluetooth devices or decides which device the iPhone is allowed to pair with. accessibility@apple.com, however, tol me that it is down to the manufacturer of the Bluetooth device to make it accessible for the iPhone. I wrote an e-mail to Holux customer support and received the following answer: "Hello." Have a nice day. Sorry, Holux GPS receiver is not compatible with Apple series product. We ever tested." Aah, right. Is anyone interested in a Holux M-1000, used, good condition?

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Submitted by Piotr Machacz on Thursday, September 8, 2011

hi, before you go and sell it, if you jailbreak you can get the gps serial tweak which will lift those restrictions, it is free. I never tested it but it should work