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Old 12-03-2008, 07:07 PM   #21 (permalink)
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however this is what i was told by VW
Ah I see. Just don't be surprised. Search and you'll find a long standing tradition of carrier reps offering incorrect information over the years.

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I beleave the long delay of the bold and storm was due to mods in the os and contract nagotiation between the carriers V and ATT. The mods in the OS as far as I can see ... disable GPS and only enable it if ATT Maps installed. Although they say .. other software may work ...
Sigh. For the nth time -- you can use any GPS app you want on an at&t BB. There's no "may" about it. It doesn't matter if you have at&t Nav installed or not (I've never had it on any of my at&t BB's with GPS).

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As reported on HoFo, the internal gps on Verizon pearls and curves now works with BB maps. Try it for yourself.
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This news deserves a new thread!
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Thank you Redflea, i tried to link to your review but it didnt work, the page wouldnt load for some reason. Since christmas is coming i will put it on my list! i read a couple other reviews on amazon and i think i can handle it.. thanks again.
Just thought it was fair to note that the info you had been given a while back by Verizon pretty much turned out to be correct. Verizon has unlocked the GPS w/BB Maps on OS 4.5. Turns out all of us nay-sayers ended up being wrong, fortunately for us.
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Can you have the BT puck paried and still use a BT headset at the same time?
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I believe so...I've used a BT GPS puck while my phone is connected via BT to my car's BT kit.
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