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Use Your BB to Navigate

written by: Shanna James•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 10/25/2010

The BlackBerry prides itself on functionality and numerous apps have been created specifically for it. Navigation is amongst the most popular topics for application downloads as they help people get where they need to go without trouble or the risk of getting lost.

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    We have taken the guess work out of the different BlackBerry navigation apps for you. Within this article you will find the best apps for BlackBerry navigation along with their short reviews and links to download.

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    LifeInPocket Icon LifeInPocket Screenshot The LifeInPocket app is a GPS navigational tool with great local search, cheap gas, car and people finders. It can also locate and keep tabs on family members, the weather and news. It offers simple and easy to use navigational tools such as its arrow mode. It displays turn by turn directions using an arrow that gets users from point A to B.

    LifeInPocket Screenshot4 LifeInPocket Screenshot2 It also features voice mode while driving, to avoid having to look at the screen for each instruction. It offers access to the whitepages, magazine articles, sport news, cooking recipes, finance reports and other media functions, making this BlackBerry navigation app an all-in-one device. Users are able to plan long routes and calculate distances. This BlackBerry navigation application can be downloaded for free here.

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    Waze (LATAM)

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    Waze Waze Screenshot Waze is a BlackBerry navigation app that is completely user generated. It combines the world of geotagging and user based traffic updates in real-time. This application is live and brought to users as it develops. Additionally, Waze offers turn-by-turn navigation to the destination of choice and also voice navigational features. Waze offers its users the ability to update and dictate current traffic and route information as well as police traps, speedcams and construction sites.

    Waze Screenshot2 Waze Screenshot3 People who use Waze can be assured that the information they receive is from drivers like them, updating them constantly on road conditions. The more people who download and use Wazam, the more this BlackBerry navigation app will grow. Waze can be downloaded for free here.

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    Gokivo Navigator

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    Gokivo Navigation Logo Gokivo Navigation Screenshot The Gokivo BlackBerry navigation app helps users find where they need to go easily using its turn-by-turn visual map and voice GPS services. Gokivo's maps are constantly updated to reflect changing traffic and weather conditions. It features hotel, gas station, restaurant, theatres and ATM search. It also allows users to look for movies and events happening nearby and maps a suitable route to get there.

    Gokivo Navigation Screenshot2 Gokivo Navigation Screenshot3 The Gokivo BlackBerry navigation application also allows users to share traffic and driving information with friends using a map-sharing option. This application also estimates and displays the time of arrival based on traffic news and keeps users up to date on incident locations and detour routes. Gokivo costs a monthly subscription fee of $4.99 and can be downloaded here.

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    These BlackBerry navigation apps are some of the most useful navigational applications available. Not only do they offer turn-by-turn directions but also integrate sharing and user based features for more accurate and real-time data.