Now Google Maps for BlackBerry allows you to see your location on a map, with or without GPS. The new feature is called “My Location“, and shows your position on the map with a little blue dot.
If you have a GPS-enabled device, Google Maps can just use your GPS coordinates if they are available. If not, they’ll take the information broadcast from mobile towers near you to approximate your current location on the map. How accurate is that location? Google claims an average accuracy of 1000m.
Check out this video to see how it works…
To find out more about google maps, check out http://www.google.com/gmm. Or, visit that same URL on your BlackBerry browser to download a free copy of Google Maps.
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