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rongvk
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-20-2008

Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

For years I've used WM phones with an external gps receiver (i.trek M series) and iGuidance software.  It worked fantastic.  Now I've been forced to switch to a BB Curve running on Verizon.  I still have my i.trek M5 but don't know the best software to purchase.  I tried nav4all and it simply didn't work (didn't find my paired gps for some reason).  Tried to download a trial of Garmin and it won't support Verizon at all, even with an external receiver (or so the website claims).  Looked at MapQuest Navigator trial download; same issue, it won't support Verizon.  Looked at TelNav and they want $99 per year?  They're crazy.  GPS software will be commoditized soon and will wind up free in the very near future I believe.  I'm not paying yearly for TelNav. 

 

So experts, I'm looking for a recomendation based on your experiences.  If iGuidance would just port their software over for BB, this would be a done deal!!!

 

Thanks for any help.

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JSanders
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Re: Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

The BEST GPS mapping application for the BlackBerry in my opinion is TeleNav. $9.99/month, but it is the best.




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Vincebell1
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Registered: ‎09-03-2008

Re: Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

I Use Garmin and love it.  $99 with a lifetime subscription.
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rongvk
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Registered: ‎09-20-2008

Re: Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

VinceBell1, are you using Garmin on a Verizon BlackBerry?  As I said, I tried to download their eval and test it but it won't allow me to.  Says that Verizon is not supported.
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Vincebell1
Posts: 12
Registered: ‎09-03-2008

Re: Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

Call Garmin (Garmin.com).  Phone number is on web site.  Maybe you're right.  I use it on t-mobile.  But Garmin will let you know for sure.
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ashok2721
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Registered: ‎09-23-2008

Re: Best GPS software w/external puck and Verizon?

I don't know what "bells and whistles" you are looking for but I am using the BB maps application and it works great. It is not voice prompted turn by turn directions but man it has a lot of good services. I also have loaded GPS Snitch and use them in unisom to be able to map friends locations in comparision to mine. They are both great but better together.

 

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