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Verizon's Pearl and Curve do GPS after Firmware Update


Posted: 06 Dec 2008
Verizon's Pearl and Curve do GPS after Firmware Update

According to users at Howard Forums, it appears that Verizon customers owning a BlackBery Pearl 8130 or Curve 8330 can unlock the GPS function on their handsets by upgrading their firmware to version Unfortunately, it looks like BlackBerry Maps is the only application that's able to utilize the internal GPS, Google Maps don't work.

Because the OS version isn't officially supported by Verizon, it might be an intentional concession, or if it was a mistake.

VIA PhoneArena
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