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    Lightbulb BB Navigator for U.S. (And elsewhere outside the U.K.)...

    So I changed my address to a London address in BetaZone and what do you know...BB Navigator downloaded and works very well here in the States! I have taken a few short drives and have no bugs or issues to comment on yet


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    Quote Originally Posted by peteygrizz View Post
    So I changed my address to a London address in BetaZone and what do you know...BB Navigator downloaded and works very well here in the States! I have taken a few short drives and have no bugs or issues to comment on yet


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    I can confirm that this totally works. Installed and no keycode necessary..for now. Hurry before this is gone.
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    great find!
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    So far the navigation is accurate, responsive and updates quickly. It is reminiscent of TomTom interfaces and guidance(naturally, as it is designed by them). Hopefully keeps working so I can try it out in real world use on service calls this week. The weather on the main screen on startup was a pleasant surprise as well.
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    Petey is the man!!! And it updates to Facebook... RIM and Facebook are in bed. I'm convinced
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    Yup it works been using it in south africa since yesterday noon.... Though i used the keycode
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    Default BB Navigator for U.S. (And elsewhere outside the U.K.)...

    Ok changed my address to a uk one but its not showing up under downloads.... Does it take time to propagate the address?

    Anyone got a link ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mythos_LSX View Post
    Ok changed my address to a uk one but its not showing up under downloads.... Does it take time to propagate the address?

    Anyone got a link ?
    I had to log out and sign back in for it to show up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mythos_LSX View Post
    Ok changed my address to a uk one but its not showing up under downloads.... Does it take time to propagate the address?

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    Then make sure you agree to participate.
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    All I can say is........thanks for the information, Pete. Working fine over here.
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    Got it downloaded.... Thanks petey and Mecca. So far the only glitch ( possibly ) is that my location is reporting about 5 km's off, although I'm inside a factory now I will retry outside.

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    Edit: works accurately outdoors. Score !
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    Technique worked in Canada to get it to download, but if I show traffic it doesn't show anything Canadian side of the border, zooming out it shows traffic and incidents on US side of the border. Directions and 3D view worked, nice to see it also has list view like bb traffic although not as much detail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mythos_LSX View Post
    Got it downloaded.... So far the only glitch ( possibly ) is that my location is reporting about 5 km's off, although I'm inside a factory now I will retry outside

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    Yeah sat nav, gps, whatever, requires direct view of the sky to work accurately. It is approximating your location based on cell towers.
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    Traffic is working in my area. I am sure they'll get to Canada soon enough. I was surprised they already had the maps ready for N.A. and other areas.
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    Default BB Navigator for U.S. (And elsewhere outside the U.K.)...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythos_LSX View Post
    Got it downloaded.... So far the only glitch ( possibly ) is that my location is reporting about 5 km's off, although I'm inside a factory now I will retry outside

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    It happens. I haven't used a Navigator system that wasn't off inside a building. Should be more accurate outside.


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    PS it wouldn't connect to bbm, said limit of downloads has been reached.
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    Default BB Navigator for U.S. (And elsewhere outside the U.K.)...

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    Technique worked in Canada to get it to download, but if I show traffic it doesn't show anything Canadian side of the border, zooming out it shows traffic and incidents on US side of the border. Directions and 3D view worked, nice to see it also has list view like bb traffic although not as much detail.
    If you need traffic in Canada (well I imagine north america). There is a free app called INRIX Traffic on App World. Works great in my area and updates fairly quickly .

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    Quote Originally Posted by djenkins6 View Post
    PS it wouldn't connect to bbm, said limit of downloads has been reached.
    Yeah I got the same message, not too concerned about that feature anyway though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mythos_LSX View Post
    If you need traffic in Canada (well I imagine north america). There is a free app called INRIX Traffic on App World. Works great in my area and updates fairly quickly .

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    I'm using bb traffic at the moment, assuming this new navigator app will replace bb maps and bb traffic.
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    Yes I got the same error, just left it .....it'll def get resolved
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    In the weather section shows degrees F but wind speeds are metres/second, in about location altitude is also metres, no option to change units to degrees C yet though.
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    That's funny. It is a beta release, after all. Try the Regional menu in Preferences.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peteygrizz View Post
    That's funny. It is a beta release, after all. Try the Regional menu in Preferences.
    That worked thanks, now I have degrees C - I didn't find it because preferences doesn't show on the map or weather screen, you can only get there from the initial screen. There are a nice set of options in there, plenty of customization - some such as avoid toll roads not working for me yet.
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    Default BB Navigator for U.S. (And elsewhere outside the U.K.)...

    Quote Originally Posted by djenkins6 View Post
    I'm using bb traffic at the moment, assuming this new navigator app will replace bb maps and bb traffic.
    I have BB Traffic and it don't show traffic conditions (at least that I can find). I use it on occasion where needed, but I think BB Navigator will replace it.)

    To look at road conditions I have been using Inrix because it will show any accidents or weather effects in the area affected, if Navigator will replace it better I'm all for it when activated in Canada.

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    Thanks peteygrizz.

    The app looks pretty good. It's a bit laggy, but it's better than I expected for a beta version.
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