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13 responses to “Hackers Bypass Verizon’s XV6800 GPS Limitation”

  1. Jim

    LOL you did it again. First a VZW 6800 on a Sprint blurb, and now this. What’s the deal showcasing a competitor’s version of a device with an article? Definitely worth a few chuckles, but I’m not sure I would be all that amused if I were Sprint or Verizon. I suppose we’ll see a T-Mo phone pictured on an AT&T article and vice-versa soon eh?

  2. jeff

    hey, just updated my phone with the gps patch. it works great. screw verizon, all there phones should be open source. now no one will buy their stupid software

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  7. touch owner

    can someone send me that cab file for the gps?? i keep running into dead links thanks!!!

  8. snoochie booch

    this is beat. all the links over at xda dev are dead.

  9. Austin

    Hey I have a XV6800, and cant get it to update to 6.1 so currlently im stuck at 6.0. Can somebody help

  10. killah

    hey snoochie, you stupid fuck, shut the fuck up. It is stupid ass munchers like you that make the average IQ score drop so much. Maby you should take a candy cane and stick it up your ass!

  11. jason smith

    i hate this bull shit!!! does any know of working links for all this jive?? i google for hours on end… any help would be great!!

    stupid ass verizon and the Pathetic gps!

  12. WafflesMcDuff

    ‘m not sure what crawled up Killah’s butt, but snoochie is quite correct. All the links in the referenced xda-dev article are broken. The cab file and the zip file. Anyone know what’s going on with this?

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