1. Keynote's Avatar
    I had a Blackberry Storm, I hated it, lost my mind and bought a WM phone. Nevertheless, I have Blackberry Curve in the mail as we speak. I remember reading somewhere that Verizon unlocked the GPS on the device? Is that true and do all applications have access to it now?
    04-20-09 10:17 PM
  2. SofaKingKev's Avatar
    not that im aware of. i thought all 3rd party gps was locked on verizon.
    04-20-09 10:19 PM
  3. DominicHennig's Avatar
    You can get the, "My Location" within 1000 meters on average..but thats not good enough.

    The only way to get full out, gps, follow you while you drive or whatever, is by paying $10 a month for VZNavigator.

    Thats it
    04-20-09 10:26 PM
  4. SofaKingKev's Avatar
    the 1000 meters thing has nothing to do with gps.. its only triangulation from cell towers using radio waves.
    04-20-09 10:31 PM
  5. HellKatzX's Avatar
    04-20-09 10:36 PM
  6. Keynote's Avatar
    I think that it is now only unlocked for Backberry Maps. Verizon needs to stop destroying these poor devices.

    GPS now unlock for Verizon BlackBerry 8130 and 8330 (BlackBerry Bytes) | BlackBerry Cool
    04-20-09 10:36 PM
  7. Didimus's Avatar
    If you have 4.5 installed you can use the internal GPS in BB Maps. It may not have all the features of Google Maps but it works.
    04-20-09 10:37 PM
  8. pr1nce's Avatar
    With the 4.5 OS you can use GPS with blackberry maps. I think it works good.
    04-20-09 10:40 PM
  9. xfuchsiax's Avatar
    Fixes that work on Alltel don't seem to work on Verizon. I've tried every single one I've been able to find.
    04-20-09 10:55 PM
  10. djduck004's Avatar
    I think you have to pay the 10 dollars for it. Seems like a rip to me.
    04-20-09 11:49 PM