Windows Mobile 6 SDK reveals GPSID config utility for Standard devices
byChris Ziegler||January 18th 2008 at 10:44amJanuary 18th 2008 10:44 am
If you're pleased as punch with the BlackJack II's in-built (and non-free) TeleNav app, you can go ahead and skip over this blurb. Otherwise, take note: the latest release of Microsoft's SDK for Windows Mobile 6 has revealed a little gem that'll change everything. The GPS Intermediate Driver, or GPSID as the cool kids are calling it, now has an on-device configuration utility that allows you to specify that the GPS chipset on your WinMo 6 Standard device be exposed on a particular serial port, allow third party location-based apps to get in on the fun. Of course, downloading, installing, and sifting through the actual SDK doesn't sound like a whole lot of fun, but never fear -- MoDaCo has done us all the favor of boiling it down to the utility alone. Click on!