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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated to version 5.5.5

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Foursquare for BlackBerry recently turned 5.5.5 correcting some bugs from their recent major 5.5 release. Foursquare is a great way to share where you are on social networks and a wonderful tool for your BlackBerry to discover a city.
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BlackBerry Exclusive: Wikitude Premium Edition

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Wikitude Premium is coming soon to your region in BlackBerry App World. The world’s leading Augmented Reality browser uses your BlackBerry device’s GPS and magnetometer to show an overlay of location-based info.
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BlackBerry Traffic 3.0 Appears in Beta Zone

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BlackBerry Traffic is a mapping and navigation app for BlackBerry that allows users to plan travel routes and determine estimated time of arrival. The updated app, currently in beta measures real-time traffic conditions to provide users with the best route to take with more accurate estimated time of arrival calculations.

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Nogago Outdoor Maps and Navigation App Updated With POI and More

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We mentioned Nogago back in 2009 and they have recently updated their app to version 2, with a few new features. Nogago Outdoor is a navigation app for BlackBerry that lets you track and measure time, distance and speed of your activities. You can also view maps of the surrounding area and navigate along tracks and planned routes which are optimized for walking and biking. In this latest version, the company has added:
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aiSpot GPS Toolset App Updated with Improved Maps View and Integration

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Aion has updated their aiSPot GPS Toolset app with improved maps view, better integration with BlackBerry Maps, as well as Italian and Russian language support.

A 2010 BlackBerry Super Apps Challenge, Regional Selection, aiSPot GPS Toolset has a long feature set that makes it a powerful app for anyone in need of a good mapping app. One particularly cool feature of aiSpot is the map view which constantly aligns according to your movement. Overlayed on the map is a compass with bearing (azimuth to the destination point), and trip parameters like the course angle, distance covered, and more.

More information available at this store link.

BlackBerry Maps Adds 34 More Countries and Points of Interest

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BlackBerry Maps has been extended to 34 new countries including Australia, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, New Zealand, The Philippines and Taiwan. There are still a few regions such as North Africa, the Middle East and East Asia, and Western Latin America that are not covered but I’m sure we’ll see announcements about coverage in these areas soon enough.
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