Sat Nav (GPS)

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    Is it possible to use my Surface Pro 2 as a Sat Nav (GPS in America).

    If so, what software do I need?
     
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    Thanks guys. Another question, I use the USB slot almost all the time for a 3G mobile internet dongle, could I use one of those 1 into 2 USB cables to operate Internet and GPS at the same time?
    (It's for use on an inland waterways boat)
     
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    Yes, I have placed my dongle on a USB hub (non accessory powered, cheap) and it worked just fine.
     
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    Thanks for your help. This should great on my boat (U/K canal boat, max speed 5mph)
     
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    You can also use your smartphone. There are some apps that can "share" the smartphone's GPS.
     
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    Thanks, Javispedro, do you know which apps they are?
     
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    Thanks again, I will try it out later this week.
     

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