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Smartphone SatNavs to get centimetre-perfect GNSS receivers in 2018

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Re: And yet ...

You do realise "enable high precision location" just means "actually turn on GPS", right? As opposed to just relying on an approximate based on which cell tower you're pinging off? I absolutely can understand the desire to not continuously report to The Google Mothership where you are at all times, but it's kinda implied you'd need to let Google access that GPS if you want to know where you are on their map, beyond the generic "somewhere in this area". It's not like Waze or OSM can work without "high precision location" enabled (="do please turn the GPS on and allow me access or else I can't do squat either"). Incidentally, why is telling Waze where you are at all times better than telling Google?

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