Assisted GPS

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    What is assisted GPS? Why can you turn this on without turning on the GPS option? I have a Verizon Droid X.

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    Waldo
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    I was wondering the same thing. Anybody know what the difference is?
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    Assisted uses the cell towers to help get a signal lock from the sattelites faster.

    http://www.google.com/m/search?q=agps&aq=f&oq=&aqi=g5-k0d0t0&fkt=2536&fsdt=15654&csll=1751433680%2C-514612951%2C6%2CtWZUIq2o0DY5jhv-YfaHY7AUdDo&action=devloc&client=ms-android-verizon&ltoken=7813e37

    I know its not a clickable link so copy and paste it in your address bar.
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2010