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Nexus One™ For Dummies® by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 14. Fun with Maps and Navigation

In This Chapter

  • Exploring your world with Maps

  • Adding optional map features

  • Searching for places

  • Finding a restaurant

  • Getting to your location

  • Using the phone as a navigator

  • Adding a navigation Home screen shortcut

The group members were all stunned and disoriented. Dr. Cornelius explained that it would happen. The room rocked, and gravity tugged left and right instead of down.

Eventually Ira righted himself; his nausea abated. "They're never going to sell teleportation to the masses with that kind of aftereffect," he grunted.

Phyllis agreed. Holding a hand to her spinning forehead, she asked, "Where are we? And where is a good sushi restaurant?"

That's when Dan whipped out his Nexus One superphone. "I'll let you know in just a second," he said proudly. "And the reader will know as well, thanks to the marvelous information in this chapter."

Fun with Maps and Navigation

Basic Map

You no longer need to buy road atlases or struggle with maps that never fold the same way twice: Your Nexus One comes with a Maps application. It charts the entire country, including freeways, highways, roads, streets, avenues, drives, bike paths, addresses, businesses, and points of interest. The map is amazing.

Using the Maps app

Using the Maps app

The Nexus One communicates with global positioning satellites (GPS) to hone in on ...

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