Questions tagged [glonass]

GLONASS (Globalnaya navigatsionnaya sputnikovaya sistema, Global Navigation Satellite System) is a satellite navigation system operated by the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces. It acts as an alternative/complimentary system to the USA's Global Positioning System. Many smartphone GPS receivers also incorporate GLONASS capability and can use both GPS and GLONASS to improve accuracy.

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Are GPS-tracking apps data dependent?

Are GPS-tracking apps data dependent or will devices use GPS signals alone, to notify their locations? I am looking for a GPS-tracking app to track family members on a trip where we gonna have ...
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Does the new Nexus 7 (2013) have a GLONASS sensor?

According to a colleague who has the new Nexus 7 (2013) model already, there is a GLONASS sensor in addition to the GPS one in the device. Is this true? I was unable to find any reference to this ...