Overland Bound Map in off-line use?

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Did not take long to decide that the map included in the Overland Bound tablet app is really all I need for land nav. I have a Dual XGPS160 which gives my non-gps tablet all the gps capability it needs. I assume the map app requires an internet connection to function? Any thoughts that this might become an off-line-capable app? ("scuze me if this has been discussed before - I tried a number of search term combinations without any success.)
 
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I'm not a developer but do work in IT. It looks like the map works with Google geocoding which uses a API to access google geocoordinates via their cloud. Now if there is someway to save that information returned from the OB1 to a google map I don't know but as of right now it doesn't look like it. Again, I'm not a developer but that is just my assumption.
 

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Looks like there is a way but you will need the Expedition Tier of the app.
 

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Did not take long to decide that the map included in the Overland Bound tablet app is really all I need for land nav. I have a Dual XGPS160 which gives my non-gps tablet all the gps capability it needs. I assume the map app requires an internet connection to function? Any thoughts that this might become an off-line-capable app? ("scuze me if this has been discussed before - I tried a number of search term combinations without any success.)
Offline maps will become available in August.
 
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Offline maps will become available in August.
Well, this is good news! Any information available on this, or do we have to wait for the roll-out?
 

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Well, this is good news! Any information available on this, or do we have to wait for the roll-out?
I don’t have any information on it. Nor do I have the knowledge of exactly when the plan for the “roll-out” will be. I do know that the offline map mode does work very easily, and I have been using it since around Memorial Day Weekend to test this feature.
 
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