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Old 10-03-2006, 12:15 PM   #1
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Default Petition VERIZON to Enable FULL GPS (JOIN THE FIGHT NOW)

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I think we Verizon 8703e and 7130E users are pretty pissed off to hear that Sprint is allowing their customers to use the feature but Verizon is not. I think we can get a pretty substantial petition to present to Verizon...


whadya say guys?

SIGN THE PETITION HERE
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I HAVE SINCE SWITCHED TO CINGULAR. But I promise to come through on my promise that once we have enough signatures, I will deliver this to Verizon...

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Old 10-03-2006, 12:19 PM   #2
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I'm sure they will offer it as soon as they figure out how to overcharge for it
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Old 10-03-2006, 12:20 PM   #3
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I'm sure they will offer it as soon as they figure out how to overcharge for it

Yeah, if that's the case, they would have had it enabled already. They do not need any time or any help figuring out how to overcharge for something...They've got that down to an art form...
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Old 10-03-2006, 12:37 PM   #4
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Agreed. How do we fight this?
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Old 10-03-2006, 12:38 PM   #5
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Is it possible that a sprint service book would enable it on VZ?
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Old 10-03-2006, 12:42 PM   #6
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Is it possible that a sprint service book would enable it on VZ?

Hmmm..interesting question...I would love to give it a shot, but I'm not sure if it would work, I think Verizons system would have to allow it...
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Old 10-03-2006, 01:29 PM   #7
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I'm down for a petition because as you can see in my sig. It's only temporary!!
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Old 10-03-2006, 01:41 PM   #8
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here is the link to the Petition page...

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Verizon Blackberry GPS Petition Petition

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Old 10-03-2006, 02:26 PM   #9
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im on board too...

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Old 10-03-2006, 02:34 PM   #10
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I helped you out jungle with an Online petition instead of a blog its an actual petition

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the undersigner is "Jungleland" since I dont know your real name
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Old 10-03-2006, 02:49 PM   #11
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I helped you out jungle with an Online petition instead of a blog its an actual petition

Click Below and Sign
Verizon Blackberry GPS Petition Petition

the undersigner is "Jungleland" since I dont know your real name

You da man..Thanks... I will update the thread..
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Old 10-03-2006, 03:09 PM   #12
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If they fully enabled GPS does that mean programs like TeleNav would work on Verizon Wireless? I want a GPS directions from my Blackberry SO bad!
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If they fully enabled GPS does that mean programs like TeleNav would work on Verizon Wireless? I want a GPS directions from my Blackberry SO bad!
YES, that will work..Verizon just needs to enable it...
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Old 10-03-2006, 03:19 PM   #14
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Alright I'm signing that petition then!!! What about if someone hacked full GPS support?
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Old 10-03-2006, 03:22 PM   #15
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I'll add this to the laundry list of complaints that I typically send out to my VZW Corp. Acct. Rep every time I receive a new product. So far, this list is small..just two items. Lack of GPS Navi capability, and the inability to silence keypresses when dialing the phone (even with all sound disabled).

You should have seen the list I sent in when I returned the Q 3 days after it launched.... It had at least 20 serious complaints/issues!

Edit: If we're lucky, someone will find some VZW promotional stuff indicating the GPS functionality..... If that's the case, maybe there will be another class action suit like there was with the v710 when they advertised full Bluetooth compatibility and then decided to cripple OBEX.

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That problem with the touch tones when dialing is definitely annoying too.
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Old 10-03-2006, 03:39 PM   #17
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That problem with the touch tones when dialing is definitely annoying too.

yes...It has been there since the 7130e..I complained to many high level verizon/bb reps..
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Signed!, Please Sticky!!
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Old 10-03-2006, 04:19 PM   #19
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I'm not a Verizon user but I agree with you and I cant sign cuz my numbers that I udes you esn didnt work. Well Just to let you know I am game!
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Signed!, Please Sticky!!

I PM'ed a Moderator requesting a sticky, but that PM has gone unanswered..
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