Google Maps?

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    Hello, all.

    I noticed a difference with Google Maps since upgrading to ICS....

    With GB, the location icon (blue triangle) was always present and rotated with phone orientation change (even when stationary).

    Now, with ICS, the location icon is a blinking blue dot (when stationary) that changes to the directional blue triangle only when in motion; reverting to blue dot when you stop. I miss the directional blue triangle that rotates with phone orientation when at a stopped position.

    Also...

    What should be checked for the most accurate positioning?...

    - Google location services.
    - Standalone GPS services.
    - VZW location services.

    Thank you.
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    The only thing I check is standalone and that gets me within 3 meters moat of the time.

    That is good enough for me, and I usually turn it off when I am done. Not to save battery life, just don't want the aliens tracking my movements.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR MAXX.
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    Break out the foil hats Sydman!! They're after us again!!
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    Thanks, Sydmman.

    Does your Google Maps location/directional indicator (dot/arrow) act in the similar manner?
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    That I am not sure of, I used it the other day but didn't notice.

    Let me go run around my house and see what happens. :)

    I always carry a tin foil hat 94, never know when you might need it.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR MAXX.
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    LOL! I had to go outside, too! Does plastic Saran wrap work in a pinch?
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    Yep same thing with mine, blue dot and the pulsating circle around it while stopped.

    Then while moving I get the blue arrow.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR MAXX.
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    Thanks, Sydman! I appreciate that!
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    Anytime.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR MAXX.
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    LOL...Mental picture of Sydman on a Saturday night, out in his yard, walking in circles with a tin foil hat, staring at his cell phone!:biggrin:
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    Baahahahahahahaha.. me too :blink: :D
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