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Old 07-09-2007, 10:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 8830 through Telus in Canada and the gps works awesome using blackberry maps. Unfortunately I like the functions available in google maps and the map detail much better, unfortunately whenever I start it up and press "0" to find my current locations it shows it but then never updates it again. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?

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Old 07-09-2007, 10:41 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Google Maps sometimes doesn't update as much as I'd like it to. Try Yahoo! Go. The map widget updates very well.
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i'll second that. Y! GO is much more reliable for me.
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Jeesh. I do not have access to either yet
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Jeesh. I do not have access to either yet
Nothing is stopping you from installing them. They just won't work with the GPS on VZW.
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I just tried and Yahoo GO! does not have a version for the 8830 yet and it auto detects my phone upon the sms message for the OTA download.
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yeah, check the forums, there is a yahoo employee posting that works on that project. She say they are working on it i think.

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...go-8800-a.html
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yeah, check the forums, there is a yahoo employee posting that works on that project. She say they are working on it i think.

http://www.blackberryforums.com/gene...go-8800-a.html
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