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    Anyone seen this?
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    August 10, 2009, Toronto, Canada, NAC Geographic Products Inc. announced that NAC Locator - a customized NAC enhanced Google Maps for mobile devices now runs on the world's most powerful mobile OS - webOS of Palm Pre handsets to provide maps, satellite images, local searches and turn-by-turn driving/walking directions to all locations no matter whether there are street addresses or not
    The Palm Pre advert that should have been http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYAHsz8BxDk

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    Strange that such a press release isn't accompanied by any sort of other release. Maybe it's posted prematurely? Still pretty sweet though
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    I don't understand it either...the article makes it sound like its available now....
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    It is, I believe.. If you put one of the universal addresses in the search bar of google maps, it finds it...
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    And if you go on that site from the pre, you can interact with the map.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acipollo View Post
    It is, I believe.. If you put one of the universal addresses in the search bar of google maps, it finds it...
    Hmm. When I put in any universal address in the Pre's own Google Maps,
    it finds nothing.

    ian
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    It is available now. Its a webapp, not an installed Pre app. Just go to NAC Locator.
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    So, if you add this url "http://www.nactag.info/mmap.asp?addr=" to the universal search lookup it should work.

    Of course, I'm still now sure how its different than Google Maps (other than that you can find Mel Gibson's private island.
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    so what is the purpose of this?? In what situation would we use this over the Google App?

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