I would say so. Especially since some nav programs don't cache the maps to
the phone & will thus also use the data connection on top of the GPS link.

And of course, since this is automotive use we'll all also have Bluetooth
enabled for phone calls as we wouldn't dream of not using the phone
hands-free while driving. :)

I've used my phone's GPS before but I far prefer the in-dash nav in my car
and the portable nav we use in my wife's car & when traveling.

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 1:18 PM, David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On 8/5/2011 12:58 PM, Joe Pluta wrote:
Second, nav programs don't typically eat batteries because of the
Nav, but more because of the display. The display is always on and
so it burns up electrons.

Wouldn't it make sense to plug the phone in to a car power adapter when
using it as a nav system?

david

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