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Old 05-14-2010, 05:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Have tried life in pocket and when it works its so so. would like to find one that works as well as the gps on blackberry maps
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The problem with nav when your BB is in your pocket is that the device doesn't get a good lock on GSP satellites. Telenav is a paid solution that has been a leader for mobile devices. Most free solutions suck.
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Just a note that "Life in Pocket" is the name of an application. But the rest still applies. Most free solutions are hit and miss.
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If you dont want turn by turn directions, I found BB maps better than Telenav. and a lot faster to draw maps. I lost BB maps when ATT desided to lock it out on my BB. I have Telenav now. BB maps does not have voice output
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For $10 a month one can get vz navigator from verizon. bb maps is fine for directions as is google maps but wanted to goive away my gps
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Just a note that "Life in Pocket" is the name of an application. But the rest still applies. Most free solutions are hit and miss.
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