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Old 10-15-2007, 11:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm new to using a blackberry and just discovering all the uses it has to offer. Can anyone advise whether or not I can install TomTom on my phone?

I used to have a Nokia N70, which was Symbian 60 - but cannot find anythign anywhere to suggest what a blackberry is.

I'm assuming I can't, but would be nice to know for sure.

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Old 10-15-2007, 11:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes, you can.

This FAQ might help you:
Bluetooth connection with TomTom 510 / 910 GPS - BlackBerryFAQ


Good luck.
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Thanks for the reply, but this isn't what I mean. TomTom mobile, is software that runs on the phone, so the phone itself is the Unit. You normally have to connect to a GPS unit (via bluetooth).

I have noted there are a few apps out there like Amaze which is similar, but these all require connecting to servers etc.

TomTom, runs direct from the phone.
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Your 8100 does not have gps built-in, so you will have to have a Bluetooth gps dongle. The Tom-Tom app won't work otherwise.
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Unfortunately, there is no software to use TomTom on your BlackBerry. I tried to ask them when/if they are planning on supporting, but got a roundabout answer.

I use the Windows Mobile version of their software on my PocketPC, but would also love to have it for my BB.

Maybe if enough people write to TomTom asking for a BB compatible version, they'll look into developing it.
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I thought that might be the case.. Can anyone advise on a good piece of software I can use my BB with, I have the GPS bluetooth dongle..
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there are dozens of threads about gps applications in the GPS Mapping section of this board. Telenav leads the pack as far as functionality and features. I use it like it quite well.

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