Do you keep waiting long for GPS location when you open your favorite app like say Maps ? For faster updates the device GPS engine needs to be updated with latest satellite data. If the engine is run regularly then faster location will be available when you open your apps.
• Keep GPS Alive in High or Low Power Modes using Status Bar Control
• Vibrate on Fix
• Stop on fix
• Tones on Fix and Fix Lost
• Launch your favorite app on Fix
• GPS Test for checking stats like GPS signal strength, Speed, Course, Altitude, Accuracy, Almanac, Ephimeris
• Magnetic compass integration for heading
It takes at least 3 to 4 satellites before you can receive location fix. Almanac(Imprecise) and Ephemeris(Precise) are satellite data cached in the GPS engine. The almanac data validity is in months. The ephemeris data gets invalidated in a few hours. If you get more satellites with valid ephemeris then you will quickly get location fixes with good accuracy.