BlackBerry Navigator Launched In BlackBerry Beta Zone Ready For Download

BlackBerry Navigator is now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. One cool thing to note , that it is powered by TomTom, who I am sure most of you have heard of by now. It is currently only for BlackBerry 7 devices, and only in the UK.

Features:

Navigation & Traffic

Real-time turn-by-turn spoken directions to destination
Automatic re-routing if a turn is missed.
Preview route steps and upcoming turns.
Trip summary and overview map with entire trip highlighted.
3D map view simulates what the user should expect to see ahead.
Spoken directions include both maneuvers and actual street name pronunciations so that users can focus on the road and not the screen for a safer driving experience.

Local Search

Local Search – provides information for nearby hotels and restaurants as well as other POIs, such as businesses, attractions, and events. Narrow the search by choosing sub-categories.
One-touch calling feature – dials the place’s phone number for the subscriber.
Save directory results to the address book for future use.
Home screen shortcuts – Easily create home screen shortcuts for “click to go” to frequent or important destinations.

Extras

7 digits postcode support
BBM Integration – Send location enabled messages to your BBM contacts.
Facebook – Keep your friends and family updated by posting your location or favorite cafe to Facebook.
Contacts App Integration – Get directions to a contact right from your device’s contacts.
Day/Night Mode – Automatic Day and Night Mode.

Get started at the Beta Zone here.

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