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How to use GPS/Maps without an Internet connection?

I need a way (possibly a third-party application) that allows me to use maps and GPS without an Internet connection. I don't use it by car, just for walking in cities. It would be nice if I could ...
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How to get maps for off-line usage?

I spent almost entire day looking for decent apps for maps (decent = free, up to date, being open-source is a plus). I ended up with TrekBuddy, GoPenS, RMaps, Maverick, OruxMaps (the emphasized ones ...
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Is there an Android app that can use the GPS to track my location, distance, and time traveled on a map?

I have a few use cases for this - running or walking to track distance and time, hiking to know if I'm backtracking on myself, and driving aimlessly (well, when gas prices are cheaper than they are ...
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multiple zoom levels without multiple tile layers (RMaps Ext + MOBAC)?

I am using RMaps Ext (a rmaps mod) on Android, browsing offline maps created using Mobile Atlas Creator (MOBAC). It's working great so far. The only problem is that when browsing offline satellite ...
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GPS app to follow a prepared itinerary

I am preparing a 1-week bicycle trip. We can't use high-traffic roads, so I am preparing a quite complex route on small country roads, using Google Maps. With my phone saddled on my bicycle, is there ...
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Why does it take so long for a program like Mapdroid to use the GPS to track you on a map

I was in London last week (which is outside my country, so I did not use roaming to connect to the internet to be able to use the maps application from Google). In stead , I used Mapdroid to find my ...
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How to 'record' a trip - places I visited?

I am going for a trip for 3 weeks and I want to record all the places I visited using my Android mobile. I most likely I won't have data connectivity - only GPS. If I don't find anything else I will ...
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Offline city map with directions and public transport?

I'm looking for an app which basically is google maps but completely offline. Even with the new feature of offline maps, the directions and the public transport don't work, as well as the street names ...
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How to import a .obf POI file in OsmAnd

I created this Data.osm file: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> <osm version='0.5' generator='GPSBabel-1.4.0'> <node id='-1' visible='true' lat='41.890121' lon='12.492265'> ...