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Old 02-01-2008, 10:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Advise on Bluetooth GPS and Tracker app on Pearl

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Hey All,

I've for a BB Pearl 8120 and will soon be going away snowboarding. I'd love to track where I've been and have information like average/top speed etc and also I'd like to export the data to Google Maps/Earth.

But I have no idea what will work best or work at all and was hoping that some experienced members of the forum could offer some advise.

First of all I need a Bluetooth GPS device. These are what I have found so far.
Proporta Freedom Keychain GPS SiRF III Receiver
BlueNEXT Bluetooth GPS Receiver
FREEDOM KEYCHAIN BLUETOOTH GPS 2000 RECIEVER 51 CHANNEL
I have no idea which is best. Any tips?

Then I need the right app for the Pearl with all the features.
Again I have no clue but have found these.
BB Tracker
MobileTracker for BlackBerry

Thanks for looking and any advise would greatly be apreciated.
Thanks, G
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I wrote a review on the KeychainGPS 2000 a while back. I still use it and still prefer it:

Review: Freedom Input Keychain GPS 2000 Bluetooth Receiver
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Gary, there is a great lengthy thread on BBTracker in our GPS section... in the Sticky notes at the top of the page.

bbTracker - a simple GPS tracking software

Have fun.
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I've just bought the device based on your review. It was great.

I had already downloaded bbTrack as it seems to have all the bells and whistles that I was after.

1st class post. Can't wait to play with it all.
Thanks for the advise guys.
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