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What can a GPS in a mobile phone be used for?
A GPS, or Global Positioning System can usually be used to find its own position on the planet Earth, with great precision. This is particularly useful for the person currently holding the GPS, or if the GPS is being used as a tracking device, for the people tracking the GPS. Often the GPS will be used in conjunction with software that displays the current position on a world-map and also sometimes with directions to a customize-able destitution. This makes the GPS useful for navigation in different situations. When included in a mobile phone the GPS becomes even more useful because it will be portable and less likely to be forgotten.
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they amplify the phone's incoming signal
There are positives and negatives: Positive: In particular with smart phones it's useful because many applications need to know your location in order to give more meaningful… results. IE: If your looking for a restaurant you would most likely want one that's close by. Some web browsers use the same methodology. Search for car dealers and if it uses your gps info it will give names of companies in your vicinity. Negative: A phone with GPS allows you to be tracked with and without your knowledge. So it's big brother watching over your shoulder. Also, less scrupulous individuals may use the data from sites like loopt to know when your not at home making yourself vulnerable to theft.
It's used to create the electronic 'pathways' of the circuitry.
Copper is used in the battery and is some of the electrical components.
Copper is used in mobile phones. It is used in all electronic devices and it makes up the wiring in these devices
Mostly magnets are used in the speakers for the phone... Without recent advanced in making magnets much stronger and smaller the cell phones we know today wouldn't exist
Becuse they are Mobile phones use microwaves because the parts that create the waves are small, don't consume a lot of power and they are the least dangerous type of wave as …opposed to gamma rays or x-rays.
It depends for exaple some chargers have a light on it, that takes energy not much but it does other then that no.
You don't have to be in your house call anyone and their are numerous other features that you can't do with a home phone.
we can call from long distance, and we can take out the phone, and we call people by using microwaves
1) Sat nav 2) to see if your friend is close to you
Many people use mobile phones now in the 21st century. But the main category of people who use them are mainly teenagers, this is because they have been brought up in an era w…hich is full of technology and it is constantly evolving. But also mobile phones are starting to appeal to a wider market of people, like middle aged people as phones are becoming simpler and easier to use.
The telephone country code for the United Kingdom is +44, and you must drop the trunk prefix 0 from the beginning of the UK domestic telephone number. For example, 07700 9…00123 becomes +44 7700 900123. If your cell phone allows you to enter the plus symbol in a telephone number, the most reliable method is to enter the number in international format, beginning with the plus symbol. (The details of how to enter the plus symbol depend on the make and model of your cell phone.) Otherwise, substitute the US international access prefix 011 for the plus symbol.
In order to track a boost mobile phone equipped with gps, you will need to use a computer to go to the website of the service provider of the gps and log in to the service. Th…en you follow the instructions to download the tracking software.
depending on what type of cell phone, they can do anything from sending a simple text message to streaming live television. with technology increasing at the rapid rate it has… been, newer and newer features are being added to mobile devices.
The original purpose was to locate the phone more precisely than the nearest cell tower (which might be miles away) when calling 911 to avoid having to have the operator a…sk the caller (who might not be able to answer). With this information available, it can potentially be used for any purpose.