[Loadstone] suggestions

David Tanner david-tanner at peoplepc.com
Sat Nov 4 05:37:53 GMT 2006

As far as you know, are most phones limited to only having one bluetooth device connected at a time?

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From: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] suggestions

: Hi Sarah,
: I understand your problem and others have reported this too.  Most of the 
: development team admitedly leave their Bluetooth switched on all of the 
: time since it doesn't appear to drain the battery as much as with earlier 
: phones.  Subsequently we do not normally have this problem.
: We'll do some tests and see if this is possible to implement for a future 
: release.  The phone's bluetooth functionallity is pretty limited. 
: (limmited by the phone not Loadstone)
: If we can get this working it would be a configuration setting rather than 
: a default action because Bluetooth connectivity isn't always required 
: when exploring or when you are not using a GPS receiver.
: Best regards,
:   Monty
:  On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Sarah Cranston wrote:
: > I have one small suggestion for Loadstone. Would it be possible for Loadstone to call the bluetooth manager when the program is started, and if it is switched off, turn it on? I don't know if this is happening to other people, but if I start Loadstone with bluetooth switched off, the program says it's not connected to the receiver, but if I go to the gps menu and tell it to connect to default gps, it thinks it's already connected. I have to restart the phone in order to make Loadstone see the receiver again, remembering, of course, to switch on bluetooth first.
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