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March 17, 2009

You Asked - We Listened. Now Click thru to Google Maps!

Ever since we issued the newsletter and article last month about the free mapping functionality in WorldMate Live, we've been inundated by requests from users to integrate Google Maps as well as the other mapping and navigation apps we support (including BlackBerry Maps, AT&T Navigator, Mapquest Navigator and others). Apparently Google Maps for Mobile has some interesting advantages - it's a free download, and has mapping coverage for places like Australia and New Zealand - that are not covered by the free BlackBerry Maps.

It wasn't trivial, but we got it. Earlier today we released WorldMate Live 2.7 for BlackBerry - as always, a free application, which integrates into Google Maps. You can simply click "Map" on any item in an itinerary to view it on a map:

Click-thru ...  Google_Maps

The latest Google Maps for Mobile is available for download on http://m.google.com/gmm . To upgrade to the latest version of WorldMate Live - browse to http://www.wmlive.com on your BlackBerry.

To learn more about the free mapping functionality in WorldMate - check out
Using WorldMate Live’s free mapping services to find your way


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Now that you have added the Google Maps API in the Blackberry version, how about us Windows users please!!

Now that you have added the Google eMaps API in the Blackberry version, how about us Windows users please!!

Now that you have added the Google Maps API in the Blackberry version, how about us Windows users please!!'

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