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BlackBerry Navigator v126.96.36.1999 Now Available on BlackBerry World
What is BlackBerry Navigator?
Now you can have the best in automotive navigation application at your fingertips!
BlackBerry Navigator turns your handset into a powerful sat nav tool with voice guided turn-by-turn spoken directions, local search and maps— just like an advanced GPS navigation system but for free. And it’s all in your BlackBerry!
With BlackBerry Navigator, you can perform a local search by business category, address, intersection or postcode. When you’ve found where you want to go, BlackBerry Navigator gives you voice guided, turn-by-turn spoken directions to your destination. If you miss your turn, don’t sweat it. BlackBerry Navigator will automatically re-route always giving you the fastest route possible using real-time traffic conditions.
Navigation & Traffic
Real-time turn-by-turn spoken directions to destination
Automatic re-routing if a turn is missed.
Preview route steps and upcoming turns.
Trip summary and overview map with entire trip highlighted.
3D map view simulates what the user should expect to see ahead.
Spoken directions include both maneuvers and actual street name pronunciations so that users can focus on the road and not the screen for a safer driving experience.
Local Search - provides information for nearby hotels and restaurants as well as other POIs, such as businesses, attractions, and events. Narrow the search by choosing sub-categories. One-touch calling feature - dials the place's phone number for the subscriber.
Save directory results to the address book for future use.
Home screen shortcuts - Easily create home screen shortcuts for "click to go" to frequent or important destinations.
Extra . . .
7 digits postcode support
BBM Integration – Send location enabled messages to your BBM contacts.
Facebook - Keep your friends and family updated by posting your location or favorite cafe to Facebook.
Contacts App Integration - Get directions to a contact right from your device's contacts.
Day/Night Mode - Automatic Day and Night Mode.
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- 03-08-2013, 09:50 AM #9
Mirror isn't available, either. Great...
I wish rroyy was all over this.
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- 03-08-2013, 11:05 AM #10
Only available in UK. This left Beta on 2/27 and was supposed to populate BB World for all countries. It has been in UK only since 2/28. Apparently it is still too buggy for a more widespread release. Also this is the same app as is natively on the BB10. This is the Tom Tom Mapping application.
Not really sure why RIM couldn't get this little piece right. I realize they bid these things out to the low bidder, but that is a real shame when Garmin and Telenav already had excellent Sat Nav applications for BB.
Anyway, the beta is still available in the beta zone, OR someone in the UK could be kind enough to off-load the files (.ALX and .COD) to their computer, (BBH Tools does this very easily. In-fact their are many free apps that do this, but I am certainly willing to walk someone through the process.) and email them to myself or another interested Crackberry member and we will post the files on-line. Heck I'll even make a JAD so members can just load on the phone or memory card and browse there to install.Ad Lucem
- 03-16-2013, 10:16 PM #14
I have the Beta vs. It seems to work just fine in Canada, even though they say UK only
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