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"Steven L." <sdlit...@earthlink.net> writes:I've never encountered that. Google Nav on my Android phone certainly
> One major problem that GPS has is the inability to adjust to route
> changes in real time.
can do it; if I go off the route, it recalculates a new route to the
destination based on where I then am. So does the stock nav program
provided by Sprint. And I keep hearing people owning dedicated GPS
units talk about how the voice sounds when it announces that it's
recalculating the route, so it sounds to me like they do this too.
> I had an important appointment on a day when there was a snowYeah, they don't get instant information on that kind of thing. But
> emergency. Different streets and roads were being opened and closed at
> different times to allow snow plows to plow the snow. My GPS
> navigator didn't know about any of that, of course, and kept directing
> me onto streets that were temporarily closed to allow the snow plows
> to do their job.
> In a more recent windstorm, a tree had fallen across the road that my
then neither do humans, you don't know until you get there. (Well,
you might get info on streets closed from the radio, maybe.) (They
close whole streets for plowing? Wow, we sure don't do that here in
Minnesota; there are just one-side parking bans for part of a day during
a declared snow emergency.)
David Dyer-Bennet, d...@dd-b.net; http://dd-b.net/
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