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    Reports that RIM acquires Dash Navigation

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    Although this is still in the Rumor category, it could be good news for Blackberry device owners....from BGR





    "According to an article published yesterday by GPS Business News, RIM may have quietly acquired struggling nav/LBS firm Dash Navigation. The site’s co-founder and Editor allegedly spoke to a trusted source who claims that the acquisition is a done deal. Dash, as we’re sure you’ll remember, was the maker of an awesome little connected nav unit that, well, no one bought...."

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    Oh that would be awesome, I tried to get in on the beta testing for my area when it came out, and knowing the number of peoplewho use blackberrys here, it would cover everything, a possible new bbmaps?
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    As I read the story their product is superior to the maps applications currently available to us...we can only hope this means a major upgrade in this feature...
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    Some improvements would be nice, but I have found BBmaps to be extremely accurate in my area, even more up to date than mapquest and google maps. Voice directions added to BBmaps would be sweet!
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    Yeah, IF AT&T doesn't disable it like they do BB Maps.... :-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by azstar View Post
    ................Voice directions added to BBmaps would be sweet!
    That WOULD be great - maybe a built-in GPS feature added to future BB's.
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    so maybe now we can get a high quality gos service for free from rim, that would be sweet cuase paying for a gps app is not really something that i want to do but i do want a high quality gps app, maybe i am begining to see the first solution to my problem

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