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Beginning Android Tablet Programming: Starting with Android Honeycomb for Tablets by Robbie Matthews

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C H A P T E R 8

Dude, Where's My Car?

Adventures in GPS

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Figure 8-1. Dude … where is my car?

One of the more interesting and useful capabilities that comes with almost every Android device is the Location options. Whether GPS or cell tower triangulation, these functions plus an Internet connection make it possible to use your Android device as a street directory, in-car navigation, or to keep track of your daily walk, or any number of other handy things.

In this chapter, we explore a little application I threw together that would make it easy to find my car in a large carpark. (Not just my car. Other people's cars too …) At the request of ...

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