how to use mobile phone GPS without a SIM card?
listsen at 0x906.com
Fri Dec 21 15:25:48 PST 2018
I would suggest to go ahead and review the link of Steve Pointer. Although I can’t dismiss the chance of a similar function like the one mentioned before, I believe that the functionality of the A-GPS is the culprit here.
> On Dec 21, 2018, at 12:02 PM, Steve Kinney <admin at pilobilus.net> wrote:
>> On 12/21/18 1:21 PM, juan wrote:
>> On Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:06:36 +1100
>> Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:
>>> Any ideas why GPS would require a SIM card?
>> it's because amont the millions of lines of malware known as "androido" there's one that says : if (no_sim()) disable_gps();
> Makes sense to me. Why should a phone's real owner permit its user to
> access GPS location data without reporting same back to the owner? That
> free ride would amount to theft of service.
> Letting GPS work with the radio off would be as silly as designing a
> mobile phone's case to permit quick, easy battery removal and
> replacement - the phone's owner decides when "off means off," not the
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