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Old 03-05-2009, 11:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Google Maps vs BBMaps - recent experience

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I've used Google maps on my Blackberries since it came out. I don't have a real need to use it daily, but every so often I do. The other day I was driving and got completely lost finding my way back to the highway, so I pulled out the 8900 and fired-up Google Maps.

To my surprise, it had me driving around for 20 minutes still completely lost! Finally I pulled into a parking lot to try and get my bearings. After staring a Google Maps for awhile, I decided "hey, why not try BB Maps". I fired it up, found my location, put in the name of the highway I needed to get to and was there in a few minutes!

Now I'm thinking BBMaps might be better than Google all this time. Maybe Google Maps is over hyped? ??
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I use both, I haven't had to rely on either because I have GPS in my truck but its fun to play around with them.
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Every now and then a mapping program will suggest a route I hadn't tried before, and I end up liking that route better, but in general I never use any GPS without knowing where I'm going ahead of time. I don't let them just lead me around.

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