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Old 04-20-2007, 01:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How come you'd need to buy a seperate GPS thing to use GPS...couldn't the phone just use the signal to find the nearest tower and use that as a general guideline as to where you are? I know that wouldn't be as accurate...but it would help sometimes.

is there a reason they don't/can't do that?
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8100 does not have that capability (8800 does for example) so you will need to acquire a BT puck in order to use GPS. Here is a link by Stinsonddog. He is the GPS goto guy:

Stinsonddog's Blackberry GPS Tips
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