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Old 08-10-2008, 11:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I hear that Verizon is in the works of actually letting people download other gps services for the 8330. Is this true? If I get a 8330 now will I be able to update it later and unlock the gps? Also I heard that Verizon disabled some bluetooth features on the phone what can i not exactly do?

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Old 08-10-2008, 11:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Haven't heard that - you can already download the apps, but won't have use of actual GPS location services without subscribing to VZnav. I don't see VZW removing the lock on the GPS.
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Its in the works but there isn't any time frame. What BT features are supposedly disabled.
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Haven't heard that - you can already download the apps, but won't have use of actual GPS location services without subscribing to VZnav.
...they'll also work with a BT GPS puck.
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Old 08-11-2008, 06:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I concur. Use a puck for now.
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Yes I have the GPS 2000 blue teeth puck.
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Old 08-11-2008, 07:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would love to have free use of my GPS without having to subscribe to VZNav, however I do find VZNav to be very handy.
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