New Verizon BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry Pearl OS Opens Up GPS to BlackBerry Maps

Verizon's BlackBerry 8830 Curve and BlackBerry 8130 Pearl GPS receiver that formerly only worked with Verizon Wireless's VZ Navigator service. Not any more -
a new firmware opens the the GPS receiver to another free app, BlackBerry Maps.

BlackBerry OS, for the Verizon BlackBerry 8830 Curve and Verizon BlackBerry 8130 allows the GPS to work with BlackBerry Maps for free reports Howard's Forum. members.Verizon users don't have to pay the month $9.99 a month Verizon navigation feature.

Google Maps and Windows Live Search, however, won't work with the unlocked GPS.

Berry Review leaked links to where the OS can be found.