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I don't understand....I really don't. Why do companies rush stuff like this...it NEVER works the way it is intended and therefore will not sell. If the next gen iPads are quad core A6, with IGZO display. I really do not see android tablets selling.
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i dont see why this is a big issue...who uses a wifi only tablet for GPS anyway?? this changes NOTHING for me..i want it..and i want it BADD!!!!
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who uses gps on a tablet anyways.
    
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So the GPS is sometimes slow at locking on.. woopty doo? Anyone who thinks these tablets aren't superior in every way to the iCrap are either kidding themselves or mindless fanboys. Hardware, software, features.. no comparison.
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doesn't bother me in the slightest! I am keeping my order for the 64gb on Amazon! thumb.gif
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I was having gps issues but i think it was the area of my house that i was in. I am now having zero issues with wifi or gps and its clearly better than anything else onthe market


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Not like the wifi only Ipad have GPS anyway,
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Yea just tried to use my Prime with only the GPS and it didn't work, doesn't really matter though, you can still get location from wireless networks and use that for general location. I wasn't planning on using the GPS anyway.
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I imagine they were using rational thought, and assumed that GPS was not important to most people who used tablets (which I would argue is a rational conclusion). What they didn't prepare for was nerd rage--nothing can battle nerd rage over a functionality that isn't working perfectly 100% of the time.

Sounds like much ado about nothing. I've only found use for the GPS on my TF once--when on vacation and the GPS unit we got was not finding satellites readily.
    
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