Last night, I'm driving home following GPS directions. At midnight, GPS goes Boom! and loses the signal.
On both our G1 phones.
GPS Test shows 0 satellites of 1 available on both phones (vs. average 8 of 9 to good of 12 of 13).
Comes morning, it's the same.
Check with a friend of mine who also has G1, same thing.
Call T-Mobile, they sound surprised, but the Android rep I was transferred to did confirm that indeed, GPS seems to be dead, moreover, it's not just Android that is affected, quote "three of my Blackberries also have dead GPS".
Of course, no ETA on the fix, given the scale.
I wonder if instead of fixing Vibrant they decided to break GPS? </sarcasm>
But realistically, given the timing, the wild bet would rather be on expired security certificates that someone was supposed to renew, but forgot (or got laid off and the expiration date got lost in translation - you know how it goes).
Wonder when this is going to splash out into the big Internet, and wonder how come it hasn't 15 hours after inception - must be the Sunday.