This is incorrect. I've had it working just fine with several different apps, including WeatherBug.
However, IF you used VZNavigator or perhaps BB Maps (I haven't been able to confirm the testing I did with BB Maps - results were inconsistent) you have to be sure those apps (VZN or BBM) are CLOSED and not using the GPS. If it's not working either: one of those apps isn't really closed, or permissions / locate options aren't set right.
For some reason, those apps get control of the GPS and don't seem to want to relinquish it to other programs.
Interestingly, if you fire up WeatherBug (the newest version) THEN use BBMaps or Garmin's Navigator, (I uninstalled VZNav last night), they work fine and WeatherBug does also.
With the NEW WeatherBug, you start the program and tell it to "locate me" and within a minute or so (assuming good GPS reception) it grabs the nearest local weather (and you can click on the map button in WB and it'll be centered on your GPS), and then retains it until you move to another location. You can set it to update on intervals of 15, 30, 60 minutes and it'll keep your weather location current (VERY KEWL APP!!!)...
As far as I can tell, GPS is open to all 3rd party apps. The only application that can't access it is Google Maps. This, however, is due to the current software not being 100% compatible with the storm. A future Google update is supposed to resolve this issue. I use Weatherbug, Nav4All, and garmin without any GPS issues.
I know I once used the GPS on my storm with weaterbug but now I can't figure out how to do it again.
I found on another post somewhere that if you have Location Aiding in the GPS configuration turned on, then you may have problems with third party GPS applications. I had the same problem with Weatherbug and changed this setting to off and all is now well.
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