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  1. #1
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    location based

    hi..
    with symbian i can get the cell id but how do i get the information as to what area it maps to..is there a database where the cell id is mapped to the location string..if yes..then where is this database and how do i retrieve the information from the database?
    Regards

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    You have cell ID, if you have cell map of the city you can know where you are. But this way is not good to get exactly possition, I think the best way now is GPS

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    how do u use the GPS...are there any API's for it..and what are the costs involved with it...please elaborate.
    does it also mean that i need to have some hardware components installed on the mobile also..??
    ciao

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