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Introduction of BlackBerry Maps 6.0

January 15th, 2011

BB Maps 6.0 As BlackBerry users, it is usually very comfortable with a BlackBerry map on hand for navigating. And RIM just posted a news in its official blog that the new version 6.0 of BlackBerry Maps was released together with the BlackBerry OS 6.0. It is really an excited news. Here are some great features added in BlackBerry Map 6.0:

  • More information (such as: hospitals, parking, and shopping centers) is included in this new high-quality maps. And there is also higher road density that fills out the gaps at some zoom levels;
  • Search engine in BlackBerry Maps 6.0 has been optimized to assist us to find the destination (if it is a specific place or address);
  • BlackBerry Maps 6.0 integrates with the new Universal Search feature in the BlackBerry 6.0 OS;
  • Pinch-to-zoom feature has been incorporated in BlackBerry Maps 6.0 with the power of BlackBerry 6.0 OS and its touch screen support;
  • BlackBerry Maps will always know where we’re located, as long as we have cell service and a view of the sky;
  • The UI for BlackBerry Maps 6.0 has been optimized for the best possible experience;
  • BlackBerry Maps 6.0 comes fully integrated with BlackBerry smartphone’s native Apps. BlackBerry Maps can be launched from numerous platforms: an email, a geo-tagged photo, Universal Search, BlackBerry Messenger, and any generic text field (for example, typing in an address can launch Maps).




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