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Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

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Very often I find myself in a major city, looking for some shop or meeting point.

 

With my old Nokia E7-00, Nokia Maps optionally provided a navigation route for going by foot or bicycle. Moreover, it provided navigation suggestions for going by train/bus by suggesting different connections (incl. estimated trip duration) and then providing by foot navigation for walking to the next train/bus station in the selected route.

 

Does Blackberry Maps provide the same features?

 

I should add that I'm residing in Germany. So Blackberry Maps should provide these features here in the German area.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?


SetTrend wrote:

 navigation route for going by foot or bicycle. Moreover, it provided navigation suggestions for going by train/bus by suggesting different connections (incl. estimated trip duration) and then providing by foot navigation for walking to the next train/bus station in the selected route.


No, BlackBerry Maps does not.

I've sideloaded Google Maps, and it does provide exactly those options.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

What a shame.

 

Google Maps license terms explicitly state that Google Maps might partially contain spyware/malware and that it may consist of malicious code. That's why I won't download and install it on my phone or anywhere else.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?


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What a shame.

 

Google Maps license terms explicitly state that Google Maps might partially contain spyware/malware and that it may consist of malicious code. That's why I won't download and install it on my phone or anywhere else.


Got a link?

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

The Google Maps terms of use are not publicly available. You can only read them at first time use.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

Yep, ok.

 

Well, I am not worried about malware on my z10, none affecting me .

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

I see. But in my postition I actually am.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

OK, understood.

 

But there is NO possibility of malware and virus on your BlackBerry. Never has been in 10 years. Yours would have to be the first.

 

Regardless, I respect your opinion. But as a fact, no malware and virus have yet to be found through apps such as this.

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Re: Maps Application: Does it support navigation for going by train/bus/foot?

I cannot refraim from disagreeing:

 

Any App being downloaded has full access rights to the phone. So every App has malware potential.

 

That's why I don't download any App but expect a mobile phone to come with a sufficient number of Apps by default which the manufacturer of the phone can be held legally responsible for.

 

 

Here are a few hyperlinks on malware on BlackBerry phones:

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