Saturday, January 09, 2010


BlackStar is a freely available GeoCaching and Waypoint Management tool.

Using your BlackBerry device and BlackStar, you will be able to keep track of your current Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, Speed, Direction and the distance to your destination. This makes BlackStar ideal for Geocaching™, hiking, biking, hunting, and even flying. Best of all, it's free.

Along with it's Navigational aspect, BlackStar boasts several Geocaching features. Allowing you to list caches closest to your location, import lists of Waypoints/GeoCaches, log your find immediately online, and view the specific Cache Details. This effectively allows you to quickly access nearby geocaches, seek them out, and even log your finds online. As long as you brought your GPS capable BlackBerry, you're all set.

BlackStar is integrated with, a site intended to make geocaching with an Internet-connected phone easier, allowing you to easily and quickly access uploaded Pocket Queries.

BlackStar now supports Track Management functionality. With this, you may now record, save, and export your track as you use BlackStar. This is perfect for recording a trip, exercise, or just to see where you've been.

BlackStar 1.6.4 Features
  • Great for GeoCaching
  • Great for Hiking
  • Save the location of your campsite while hiking
  • Submit cache updates
  • Field Notes per Waypoint
  • Directional Compass
  • Integration with Google Maps and BlackBerry maps
  • Night Mode
  • GPX/LOC Importing
  • Search for 20 nearest caches
  • BackLight Lock
  • Supports BlackBerry Devices
  • Improved Storm Support
  • Track Functionality

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