BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-04-2008, 08:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
New Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Model: 8310
PIN: N/A
Carrier: AT&T
Posts: 1
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default GPS tracking?

Please Login to Remove!

so i have a BB 8310 and I was woundering if the GPS unit on it updates enough for accurate Location tracking. Basicly I am a big biker and i want to use my BB as a distance and speed thingy.. I would like to know some names of good programs for this and whether or not a blackberry is a good idea for this
Offline  
Old 07-04-2008, 09:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
Talking BlackBerry Encyclopedia
 
ma077146's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Lexington, SC
Model: 8830
PIN: 3019F3E6
Carrier: Sprint
Posts: 230
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Taiian View Post
so i have a BB 8310 and I was woundering if the GPS unit on it updates enough for accurate Location tracking. Basicly I am a big biker and i want to use my BB as a distance and speed thingy.. I would like to know some names of good programs for this and whether or not a blackberry is a good idea for this
The GPS available to the public is only guaranteed to be accurate to within 50 feet, but that should be close enough for your purpose.

Do a search for GPS in the forum postings. You'll find some good free ones, and there is at least one commercial one that will track speed, distance, etc. I can't remember what it's called; I'm sure someone else here will.
__________________
http://ezreregister.com

Like Coupons and Free Shipping?
http://thediscountdude.com
Offline  
Old 07-05-2008, 05:44 AM   #3 (permalink)
Crimson Tide Moderator
 
JSanders's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: North of the moss line
Model: 9xx0
OS: 7.0sumtin
PIN: t low
Carrier: Verizon
Posts: 41,914
Post Thanks: 59
Thanked 241 Times in 180 Posts
Default

Wirelessly posted (8310; The Juggernaut)

My 8310 GPS is quite accurate, usually with 20 feet.
Look at the list in the Sicky Notes of all known GPS Applications.
Offline  
Old 07-05-2008, 09:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
FF2
CrackBerry Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Model: 8830
PIN: N/A
Carrier: verizon
Posts: 755
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Taiian View Post
so i have a BB 8310 and I was woundering if the GPS unit on it updates enough for accurate Location tracking. Basicly I am a big biker and i want to use my BB as a distance and speed thingy.. I would like to know some names of good programs for this and whether or not a blackberry is a good idea for this
I've used gpsed to track hikes, x-country ski and bike trips:

Here's an example:

edmonds | Author Ff2 | free Mobile GPS Tracking Service
Offline  
Closed Thread


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

10Pcs Travel Home Soundproof Memory Foam Earplug Protector Noise Reducer
$1.05
10Pcs Travel Home Soundproof Memory Foam Earplug Protector Noise Reducer pictureGeotronics SRAM memory card 512 kB
$60.0
Geotronics SRAM memory card 512 kB  pictureSiemens 6ES7416-2XN05-0AB0 SIMATIC S7-400, CPU 416-2 With 5.6 MB WORKING MEMORY
$5999.0
Siemens 6ES7416-2XN05-0AB0 SIMATIC S7-400, CPU 416-2 With 5.6 MB WORKING MEMORY pictureMotorola Symbol MC7090-PU0DCRQA7WR - 1D Scanner High Memory Numeric Keypad MC70
$225.0
Motorola Symbol MC7090-PU0DCRQA7WR - 1D Scanner High Memory Numeric Keypad MC70 pictureABB 3HAB5956-1 DSQC 323 Robot S4 Controller, Memory Expansion Board 8 Megs
$602.4
ABB 3HAB5956-1 DSQC 323 Robot S4 Controller, Memory Expansion Board 8 Megs picture






Copyright 2004-2016 BlackBerryForums.com.
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.