View Single Post
Old 01-27-2008, 11:44 PM   #9 (permalink)
John Clark
BBF Moderator
 
John Clark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Model: Z30
OS: 10.2.1.x
PIN: s & needles
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 34,686
Post Thanks: 4
Thanked 100 Times in 72 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by CanuckBB View Post
Mark,

The biggest obstacle for a device-based GPS software right now is the current 2gig limit on the MicroSD support. Unlike other devices where the storage card is readily accessible, the BB is a pain. Once we move to larger cards, then I'd see a market for flat fee, downloadable data.

The price, other than data fee, is not different. I have used both 'on device' and subscription units, and if you want to keep current maps, both will run you about $100/year.

I woul actually see a great markt for a choice between a 'buy once' or a subscription with maps on SD card. So that you would have choice of paying for the maps whenever you felt the need for new maps, or getting the 2GB once, and then being able to download updates as they become available, either to your desktop or OTA.

Then the BB would really be the ultimate device.

4Gb has been the current limit for quite some time (since 4.2.1 came out a year ago.) 8Gb is supported on 4.3 and higher devices.
Offline   Reply With Quote