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Free GPS app trials avaiable on App World from Trimble Outdoors

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With the launch of BlackBerry App World, BlackBerry users can download a free trial of three great GPS apps from Trimble Outdoors:

AllSport GPS makes it easy to keep track of your fitness regimen. A virtual personal trainer, AllSport GPS tracks your performance on runs, hikes and bike rides, and uploads it to a personal training log online (check it out in the Health & Wellness category)

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt you can do anywhere. Geocache Navigator is the first application to bring geocaching to mobile phones, making it easy and to find hidden treasures no matter where you are, without any advance planning or additional equipment (see it in the Maps & Navigation category)

The Trimble Outdoors application is ideal for planning hikes and camping trips. Complete with maps and GPS navigation, it makes sure there’s one less thing to pack for a trip (try it from the Maps & Navigation category).

3 GPS apps now CDMA compliant

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TrimbleThe team at IntoMobile found out that three apps — AllSport GPS, Geocache Navigator, and Trimble Outdoors — are now CDMA compliant. We reported last November that all three were available, but at the time they were only available for GSM users. so it’s good to see them on the CDMA network. AllSport GPS tracks time, speed, burned calories, and distance travelled during outdoor workouts, while Trimble Outdoors allows you to plan out routes online and then send them to your phone as a guide while you’re out and about. Finally, Geocache Navigator helps you participate in the grand sport of geocaching, where you use GPS coordinates to hunt down treasures which are scattered around cities worldwide. When you find the treasures, you take the item inside and leave a gift of your own.

3 new apps for BB-users on the move

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TrimbleTrimble has announced today three new programs for GPS users on a GSM network. First up is AllSport GPS which tracks a regular exercise route and calculates how many calories you’re burning, how much time you take, and all sorts of fitness-related info. Next is Geocache Navigator, which is geared towards playing a location-based game. Geocaching is basically a GPS treasure hunt where players plant waterproof containers in isolated locations and post the coordinates in online communities. Finally, they’ve got Trimble Outdoors, which lets you plot outdoor trips as well as upload associated multimedia onto Google Earth. That’s quite the package on the whole, but it’s a bit of a let-down that this is all for GSM users only. Right now they’re all available for month-long trials and should be available for $39.99/year or $5.99/month by the end of November.