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Old 02-11-2008, 02:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I don't necessarily need GPS however it would be a nice tool to have, I know VZW charges $10 for their navigator package, is it worth it, is there anything else that could be used.

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I don't necessarily need GPS however it would be a nice tool to have, I know VZW charges $10 for their navigator package, is it worth it, is there anything else that could be used.

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not with out buying other hardware.
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You could try Google Maps, but that is not true GPS, just an approximation based on cell towers. The only way you can unlock the Verizon GPS is by using VZ Nav. You could also buy a bluetooth keychain GPS receiver.
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You could try Google Maps, but that is not true GPS, just an approximation based on cell towers. The only way you can unlock the Verizon GPS is by using VZ Nav. You could also buy a bluetooth keychain GPS receiver.
how does the bluetooth keychain work? so there is no BB hack to unlock the vz navigator unless you subscribe, hmm. does anyone actually have it, how does it compare to a tom tom or something similar or oem in a car?
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Try AmaZe

http://www.amazegps.com/
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how does the bluetooth keychain work? so there is no BB hack to unlock the vz navigator unless you subscribe, hmm. does anyone actually have it, how does it compare to a tom tom or something similar or oem in a car?
Its a good gps its not the best by any means. I wouldn't use it because I already have a device in my truck. Plus its 10.00 a month. Versus a one time expense on a decent gps unit for your vehicle. OR the puck. The puck is a great device John Clark has a great review of a couple of them on these forums.
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