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Old 02-23-2010, 09:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Blackberry virgin - what am I doing wrong?

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As above, I have installed an app called Blackstar for navigation, tracking and possibly some geocacheing later on.

Trouble is it can never find a sattelite to lock onto.

What am I dong wrong? Is there something else I need to run thos app, or is my Blackberry not capable of GPS?

Thanks in advance for your comments.

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Old 02-23-2010, 09:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What berry do you have? 8300? 9700? Etc
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According to their profile, they have an 8520.

If that is true, the 8520 doesn't have GPS.
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That would be the reason then. Shame about that. Is there anything that can be used to make this work? Or am I just being over optimistic?
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Old 02-27-2010, 02:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You can buy a Bluetooth GPS receiver, pair that with the BB, and use it. It works pretty well, and Bluetooth GPS receivers are reasonably cheap

BlueNEXT Bluetooth GPS Receiver: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo

That's just a random link, do search for some reviews before you buy.
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Thanks for that, should be ideal, time to trawl through retailers now then.
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