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Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019

Dan 55 Silver badge

Yay landfill!

For older devices, however, a firmware patch is going to be necessary to handle the week epoch rollover, and GPS.gov recommends anyone who is unsure about their readiness for the turnover, particularly enterprises, consult the manufacturer to make sure they have the proper updates and protections in place.

What do you think Garmin and TomTom are going to do, put out updates or sell the most they've sold in years?

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