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==== Nokia N900 ====
 
==== Nokia N900 ====
 
* Many maps can be downloaded onto the phone for offline use. Marble can read Hitchwiki spots, see the [[High-tech_hitchhiking#Internet_tablets|how-to]].
 
* Many maps can be downloaded onto the phone for offline use. Marble can read Hitchwiki spots, see the [[High-tech_hitchhiking#Internet_tablets|how-to]].
* Very bad battery time (1-2 days).
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* Very bad battery time (1-2 days). In 'dumbphone' mode, it lasts about 4-5 days.
  
 
==Google Android==
 
==Google Android==

Revision as of 08:46, 12 March 2014

GPS devices that could be useful for hitchhiking.

GNU/Linux

Maemo

Maemo mapper is a nice application that lets you track your road. You can download maps from several different services before you go on the road.

Nokia N810

  • came with nice map software, maps downloadable for quite a few countries (still available at add link)
  • you need a car charger for it to be useful

Nokia N900

  • Many maps can be downloaded onto the phone for offline use. Marble can read Hitchwiki spots, see the how-to.
  • Very bad battery time (1-2 days). In 'dumbphone' mode, it lasts about 4-5 days.

Google Android

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Apple iOS

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Garmin

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See also high-tech hitchhiking
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