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GPS navigation using mobile phones and smartphones is nothing new, but Apple's popular iPhone has made it much more common. With its built-in GPS receiver and a dedicated GPS navigation app, an iPhone can be used as a handy portable navigation unit.
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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
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