Google Maps on Cingular Samsung Blackjack – it works!


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7 Responses

  1. Don Hiebert says:

    sounds great but what about the high fees that cingular charges for net access? a great deal more than t-mobile.


  2. kkcoolj says:

    Don, the unlimited data plan on AT&T Wireless / Cingular is only $39/month, which is really not bad considering you get a MUCH bigger network, access to 3G data networks (read: MUCH FASTER). There’s some posts on various threads that you can get away with the MediaMax plan which is only $19.99 and you still gain access to unlimited web surfing + email + a big bucket of SMS messaging. But I haven’t been able to confirm it yet.

  3. Henry says:

    I agree, but have not found a way to get GPS working. I bought the BT-359 from Cingular. The BT connection works, but gmm does not recognize the GPS unit. Anyone out there that can provide directions?

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