Free GPS from Google maps (my location)
GPS (Global Positioning System) is a tool to detect the location in maps. Google recently announced launch the my location, the free GPS apps in google maps. We know, the GPS tool is very expensive even in the software. So this apps from google really help us for see our certain location for free .
:”My Location” itself is still beta version and provides you the free gps navigation and only can be used in the phone cell like blackberry. It will give you the proper location in easy way. This apps can be download for free at google mobile. To try just visit the site and then type in telephone number and type of your cell phone. You will be sent a SMS (Short Message service) which contains the link to download the apps.
If the normal GPS uses satellite to work, The My Location system uses the location of the BTS (Base Transceiver Station) towerlocation. The BTS of the telecommunication operator spread widely and has a latitude and longitude location. Every cell phone out the signal where it will give a information to the “My Location” navigation. It means Google maps can estimate your location by calculating the position of the BTS coordinate. This method based on this free gps apps.
To see how this free apps works, see the video below :
Although It only approximately calculate your location among the BTS location as navigation place. But this apps is quite enough to see the your current position on google maps. It runs on Java, blcakberry, windows mobile and the nokia/Symbian, for iphone you can search at iphone . there are some interesting features on google maps for this mobile navigation.This free apps will really continue to develop the best navigation to get precise accuracy. So will continue get the new updates on this apps.