We've been pushing and pushing for Verizon to unlock the GPS on its smartphones, and it looks like they're finally starting to get the job done.
A new ROM has been released for the HTC Touch Pro, says PhoneNews. [via] Version 1.08 opens up GPS for use in Google Maps as well as Live Search for Mobile. A commenter also notes that the GPS even works in airplane mode. The update also gives visual voicemail and a new voice codec.
For now, PhoneNews has the only link to the update , but keep an eye out for one from Verizon itself. UPDATE: That previous ROM had a bug, apparently. New link here.
Now, about unlocking GPS on your other phones, Verizon ...
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