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Old 04-04-2008, 09:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just got my new blackberry with GPS, the GPS seems to work great except when I try to use it with beyond 411. Everytime I do a search for anything it gives me results in BC Canada or Washington (the state) when I live in PA. It seem as though the GPS thinks I live somewhere I do not. I know beyond 411 works because when I use the home location or work location it gives me the proper search results. I also know the GPS works because I have used it with google maps and it shows the proper location I live at. So any idea what the problem may be?
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Old 04-04-2008, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Mine is telling me "GPS is not currently available" even though I know it is since GoogleMaps is working. Not sure what the problem is but any help is appreciated.
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I know this sucks but I found if I do a manual GPS refresh then I can generally get Berry411 to work correctly. I believe the problem is it uses the position already loaded in GPS and doesn't have it refresh before determining your position. I find live search has a similar problem. The difference is Live Search acknowledges your position is bogus..
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Funny after the beyond 411 issue I went and downloaded Live Search and for the past day or so not one issue, the GPS search works great. It looks like goodbye to beyond 411
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I found a mobile version of LiveSearch, but not a download. Is there an actual app you can download for Blackberry?
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go here for info: Live Search Mobile
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i justed downloaded live search... nice interface but i cant get gps to work, when i try to enable it in "options", it stays on the "GPS status waiting for position" and never updates.... ideas?
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i justed downloaded live search... nice interface but i cant get gps to work, when i try to enable it in "options", it stays on the "GPS status waiting for position" and never updates.... ideas?
Try doing a manual refresh of your GPS.
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Hi Y'all
Just bought a 8310. Am based in Cyprus ( Europe ). I was wondering...: can I use any maps on 8310 or it has to be BLACKBERRY MAPS?? I got cyprus maps installed on an HTC touch...was working perfectly...can I install them on my blackberry?? any link to FREE MAPS DOWNLOADS??
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phil, any progress on the gps issue?
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phil, any progress on the gps issue?
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