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Glossary

Written by Jesús Guillén. Posted in GPS

BusyBox Provides several stripped-down Unix tools in a single executable. It runs on top of the Linux kernel just as does Gnu/Linux. It is ideally suited to run in embedded devices. It has been self-dubbed "The Swiss Army Knife of Embedded Linux". It is released as free software under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
Fix In position fixing navigation, a position fix or simply a fix is a position derived from measuring external reference points.
GAD GPS Aiding Data. Refers to XTRA and/or LTO.
GPS Aiding Data Refers to XTRA and/or LTO.
LTO Long Term Orbits. Broadcom's patented technology brings GPS assistance data to mobile device users who do not have the benefit of Assisted-GPS (AGPS) infrastructure in their wireless networks. GPS-enabled mobile devices equipped with LTO deliver AGPS-enhanced performance without sacrificing the reedom of autonomous operation.
Root A user on Unix-like systems, usually with full administrative privileges.
TSFF Time Since First Fix. Is a measure of the time elapsed for a GPS receiver to acquire satellite signals and navigation data the first fix.
TTFF Time To First Fix. Is a measure of the time required for a GPS receiver to acquire satellite signals and navigation data, and calculate a position solution (called a fix).
XTRA (abbr. of gpsOneXTRA Assistance technology) Qualcomm's new gpsOneXTRA Assistance technology provides enhanced operation by enabling a user to download a small assistance data file through a brief Internet access session. Network operators who have not yet deployed A-GPS systems can provide their subscribers with enhanced GPS performance on mobile handsets by using Qualcomm's gpsOneXTRA Assistance technology.
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Comparison chart

Written by Jesús Guillén. Posted in GPS

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GPS Aids NOTES FREE DONATE
     
Basic Mode asterisc no no
Advanced Mode asterisc no no
GPS Status no
(lite)
no
(*)
GPS Doctor no no
Codes/Tools asterisc
ROOT
no
(lite)
no
(+)
Screen Fixer

asterisc

no
(demo)
no
(+)
GPS Aiding Data Autodownload Service no no
Change NTP Server  ROOT no no
Splash Screen no no 

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GPS Aids NOTES  FREE DONATE
       
Basic Mode  asterisc no no
       
Advanced Mode asterisc  no no
  Reset XTRA   no no
  Reset XTRA Advanced   no no
  Reset LTO  ROOT no no
  Inject Time from NTP   no no
  Download XTRA   no no
  Download LTO  ROOT no no
       
GPS Status   no no
  Compass   no no
  Dinamic Satellite Position   no no
  Time To First Fix   no no
  Satellites In View/Use   no no
  Time Since Last Fix   no no
  Accuracy   no no
  Latitude   no no
  Longitude   no no
  Speed   no no
  Altitude   no no
  Bearing   no no
  GPS Time   no no
  Device Time   no no
  Time Sync ROOT no no
       
GPS Doctor   no no
Codes/Tools (*)  asterisc

no
(lite)
no
(+)
  Mount "System" as RW/RO  ROOT no no
  Reboot (System Mode)  ROOT no no
  Reboot (Recovery Mode)  ROOT no no
  Reboot (Download Mode)  ROOT no no
  Show IMEI   no no
  PDA - PHONE - CSC   no no
  GPS Test (LBSTestMode - AngryGPS)   no no
  TestMode   no no
  StatsMode   no no
  Hard Reset   no no
  Factory Data Reset   no no
       
Screen Fixer   no
(demo)
no
(+)
GPS Aiding Data Autodownload Service   no no
Change NTP Server  ROOT no no
Splash Screen   no no

asterisc All features may not be available in all devices.
ROOT Your device should be ROOTED.
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GPS Aids - FREE

Written by Jesús Guillén. Posted in GPS

GPS Aids - FREE LogoWhat is GPS Aids - FREE and how can it help me?

GPS Aids is a multi-function tool for Android. Its most important characteristic is reducing the time to fix satellites and keep them stable. It was originally created for Samsung Galaxy S devices, but now it works with many other models. You can choose between two version: GPS Aids - FREE and GPS Aids - DONATE. A comparison chart can be found here.

Why GPS Aids and not other solutions?

It's easy. GPS Aids includes everything you need. GPS Aids it's clean, does not interfere with other solutions and does not make changes to your system permanently. It was the first application which helped unhappy users with their GPS. Thousands of downloads support us.

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Below you can see some screenshots of the FREE version. Remember that if you have any questions... we will be pleased to answer them. 

 

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GPS Aids - DONATE

Written by Jesús Guillén. Posted in GPS

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What is GPS Aids - DONATE and how can it help me?

GPS Aids - DONATE it's an extended version of GPS Aids - FREE developed specially for donators. This version has features that are not available in the FREE version. For example: "GPS Aiding Data Autodownload Service", extended version of "Codes/Tools" + "GPS Status", "GPS Doctor", "Screen Fixer" and more. It has priority support too. If you want to see a comparison chart click here.

Why a DONATE version?

Why not? Developing applications takes lots of time. Time is money and I must feed Luni, pay my studies and sometimes buy flowers for my honey. That's all.

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Below you can see some screenshots of the DONATE version. Remember that if you have any questions... we will be pleased to answer them.

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