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  1. emanuel0ss0's Avatar
    I've used google maps, BlackBerry maps and waze. Waze was the best followed by google and then BlackBerry maps.

    Turn by turn navigation is good on BlackBerry but the routes are terrible.


    Posted via CB10
    05-31-15 02:10 PM
  2. zoomlink1's Avatar
    For my area, BlackBerry Maps doesn't show all the streets that Google does.. I use BlackBerry Maps first, then if it doesn't show or locates the streets I'm trying to find, then I use Google maps..

    BlackBerry... It's the only way I communicate
    05-31-15 02:20 PM
  3. amacw's Avatar
    GoogleMaps people:

    Doesn't your phone tell you that it won't run without Google Play Services?

    Does it do Turn by Turn voice navigation?

    Native BBMaps is off for me - constantly says that it can't find me, provides voice navigation after the fact, can't reroute - wants to stick with the one way it provided no matter which road I'm on.

    Thanks.

    Posted via CB10
    05-31-15 02:27 PM
  4. tdph's Avatar
    Took my 1st cross country trip last week with my BB Passport, and I was disappointed in Maps for the first time. I'm not sure if its the Passport, but I had the following problems:

    1) Updates on location where not in real time. It would freeze, and then "update" my location evry 1-2 miles. Not a huge problem on Highway, but when I was needing turn by turn instructions, it would not be of any help. I never had this issue until now.
    2) It would just randomly recalculate and change routes even if we were not "off course".
    3) In over 1900 miles, we received many accident & construction warnings. Only once was there an actual delay. This tells me the warning data is at least old, if not just flat out wrong. They need to fix this.

    Suggestions from other apps I've used:
    1) Have an ETA estimation. Very helpful on Telnav.
    2) Have a verbal Traffic camera warning. Also very help on Telnav. Both of these were standard 3 years ago on that software.

    Any suggestions on help & fixes that I can get, would be appreciated. Thanks

    Tim
    05-31-15 02:30 PM
  5. grtoro's Avatar
    BB Maps does not give me exit numbers: big disadvantage.
    Also, it is not good at finding locations (by store name, etc.).
    05-31-15 03:33 PM
  6. 93Aero's Avatar
    Not sure about others but in a day I can visit anywhere from 3-5 properties that I need turn by direction to get to, a number of times BlackBerry Maps has no idea where the location is.

    I'm concerned by this because not all the properties are new development. I get when BB Maps can't find a location where their still laying asphalt, but some areas that have been around for years it misses.

    PassportSQW100-1/10.3.1.2576 -Q10SQN100-5/10.3.1.2576 Posted via CB
    05-31-15 03:44 PM
  7. Belotto's Avatar
    -No traffic data on Brazil
    -no public transportation data

    Beyond that, works fine for me.

    I am a windows phone ex-user and I really miss here apps. I tried to install them on Google play but it crashes on opening

    Posted via CB10
    05-31-15 04:32 PM
  8. jpoq's Avatar
    The stock map app does not cover Japan. Thus I have to use Google maps.

    Posted via CB10 from Passport
    05-31-15 06:21 PM
  9. tdph's Avatar
    Two great points, as well as the comment on not being able find all locations. Wish I had included them on my original message. These NEED to be fixed ASAP. I don't want to be forced to go to a separate GPS device. This is not what I was promised on the Premier product, Passport!
    05-31-15 07:12 PM
  10. BeetrootJulip's Avatar
    Google Maps has a lot more than directions. If I'm headed to a restaurant, I can look up where it is, click on the listing, get the phone number, see reviews, see photos, go to the website, etc. All these things missing from BlackBerry Maps.

    BlackBerry Maps fine for basic nav through, IME.


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    05-31-15 07:26 PM
  11. SK122387's Avatar
    I've never used Google maps before, not even on my iPad.

    BlackBerry Maps works great for me here in LA, it has never steered me wrong, and most times saves me time on traffic.

    Posted via CB10
    05-31-15 08:11 PM
  12. terminatorx's Avatar
    3) In over 1900 miles, we received many accident & construction warnings. Only once was there an actual delay. This tells me the warning data is at least old, if not just flat out wrong. They need to fix this.
    Unfortunately I have to agree, and have also encountered this often myself. BlackBerry maps is a good tool for driving, but does need a little more polish.

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    srashid likes this.
    05-31-15 09:20 PM
  13. danielcj's Avatar
    Used google maps navigation on my passport today and it was really good. Not as smooth as on the Moto x. It was giving me a turn before I made the current turn. Then later I tried blackberry maps navigation and she was all over the place.

    Moto X 2014 / Q10
    05-31-15 10:45 PM
  14. kuje75's Avatar
    I will use BlackBerry maps first but occasionally there are places that I couldn't get in BlackBerry maps. then I'll uses Waze instead. in term of precision, I go with BlackBerry maps all the time.

    Z30STA100-2/10.3.1.2267
    05-31-15 10:48 PM
  15. ozdezignr's Avatar
    Google Maps has a lot more than directions. If I'm headed to a restaurant, I can look up where it is, click on the listing, get the phone number, see reviews, see photos, go to the website, etc. All these things missing from BlackBerry Maps.

    BlackBerry Maps fine for basic nav through, IME.


    Posted via CB10

    Try loading "Life in Pocket " from BlackBerry World, been around a long time, free and does all that and much more!
    05-31-15 10:53 PM
  16. emanuel0ss0's Avatar
    Try loading "Life in Pocket " from BlackBerry World, been around a long time, free and does all that and much more!

    Why a lot of you use Google maps what's wrong with the native app?-img_20150601_002644.png

    Is this a real thing? Just tried searching on bbw

    Posted via CB10
    05-31-15 11:27 PM
  17. ozdezignr's Avatar
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    Is this a real thing? Just tried searching on bbw

    Posted via CB10
    Sure is . . . .
    Why a lot of you use Google maps what's wrong with the native app?-lifeinpocket.png
    06-01-15 12:05 AM
  18. JulesDB's Avatar
    I have downloaded Google Maps on my Z30.

    It works fine except for the annoying alert on HUB saying that it needs Google Play services.
    06-01-15 03:26 AM
  19. ozdezignr's Avatar
    I have downloaded Google Maps on my Z30.

    It works fine except for the annoying alert on HUB saying that it needs Google Play services.
    See post above.... LifeinPocket has Google Maps and no notification about Google Play being required...
    06-01-15 04:52 AM
  20. BeetrootJulip's Avatar
    See post above.... LifeinPocket has Google Maps and no notification about Google Play being required...
    See above and below. Doesn't exist.


    Why a lot of you use Google maps what's wrong with the native app?-img_20150601_060337.png

    Posted via CB10
    06-01-15 05:04 AM
  21. ozdezignr's Avatar
    See above and below. Doesn't exist.



    Posted via CB10
    Must not be available where you are?
    Why a lot of you use Google maps what's wrong with the native app?-img_20150601_200730.png
    Why a lot of you use Google maps what's wrong with the native app?-img_20150601_200748.png
    06-01-15 05:16 AM
  22. BeetrootJulip's Avatar
    Maybe not available for Passport, which is ridiculous.

    Posted via CB10
    06-01-15 05:29 AM
  23. ozdezignr's Avatar
    Maybe not available for Passport, which is ridiculous.

    Posted via CB10
    We have sent the question to the developer, will come back here once we get a response.
    06-01-15 05:50 AM
  24. BeetrootJulip's Avatar
    Cool thanks

    Posted via CB10
    06-01-15 06:15 AM
  25. BroncoVAL's Avatar
    i always used Navfree and never had any issue, i wonder why nobody talks about that great and free alternative.
    06-01-15 06:24 AM
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