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Old 01-30-2013, 02:57 AM   #6784
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Originally Posted by slowpoke View Post
But if I'm riding in a straight line, why would the screen go everywhere?
Depending on the angle of the gps, the accelerometer, which normally switches it from Landscape to Portrait mode, gets confused and switches orientation when it's not required. On a bike, or even in a car, it's almost always necessary to lock the orientation.

Come to think of it, even when walking and using it as a handheld, the screen needs to be locked.
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