Google Maps For Blackberry Adds Street View

As I was driving home from the Blackberry Bold Experience Event last night, I received an upgrade prompt from my Blackberry 8820 for Google Maps. On the way home I upgraded to version 2.3.2 which to my pleasant surprise provided “Street View” giving you the capability of viewing imagery while driving or walking.

Google Maps for mobile makes it easy to see Street View imagery when you’re on the go. View imagery at each turn in driving or walking directions, and study a storefront’s facade so that you don’t pass it up while you’re moving by.

Street View is currently available for BlackBerry and some Java-enabled phones.

Using the trackball you can rotate the view 360 degrees and also expand the “street view” to fit the whole screen.

Watch the video below to see a demo.


If you already have it, then upgrade. If you don’t then you can pick it up by pointing your BlackBerry browser to:

You can click here to fill out a survey and let Google know what you think of Google Maps for BlackBerry.


Track Your Girl With GPS Enabled Lingerie

The latest in women lingerie from Brazil, permits men to “locate” their partners thanks to a GPS (Global Positioning System) embedded in sexy lingerie.

The financial crisis does not seem to scare off Lucia Iorio, owner of the brand and designer, whose selling price for the corset, thong and garter are far from cheap.

The prices vary between $800 for a simple GPS to over $1100 for a more complex GPS. A discrete GPS is place in a pocket of the corset.
The collection “Find Me If You Can”, lets the man “prepare a surprise encounter” according to the company, who added that only women could buy the lingerie.

“This collection… is a wink to women and a challenge to men because, even if she gives him the password to her GPS, she can always turn it off,” Iorio told AFP.

“She can be found only if she wants to.”

“It’s not a modern chastity belt. Some men think they can keep tabs on their girlfriends with it, but they’re wrong,” she added.

So how many has she sold?

Iorio admits to selling only a few so far, but is full of optimism for the future.

“Some women are now interested in buying it for protection,” she said, adding that in a violence-prone country like Brazil her GPS lingerie should soon be selling briskly.

Source: Yahoo News.