Android App For POI Files?

 

I just got a Toshiba Thrive tablet for myself and was wondering if there is any app that will import POI files? I dug around here and came up with several leads but many were old or just confusing.

It looks like some apps will import CVS or GPX files, specifically Geocaching apps, but I'm not sure if they will actually work.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
Chuck

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Nuvi 2595 & 760 | http://www.chucksphotospot.com

Apps pois

Have the Thrive too. Been looking with no luck yet but sure someone will figure it out. Emailed Garmin about some apps to do what we do now with computer to GPS. They are suppose to be looking into it. We will see. You can get different navagation apps for the thrive and it come stock with Google but no maps loaded to the unit. The one I use has the maps downloaded the Thrive and works pretty good. The stock Google works but if you go off the route you lose the navagation.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.

Hi Charlie, Thanks for the

Hi Charlie,

Thanks for the reply. I'll let you know if I find anything. What is the name of the app that has the downloaded maps?

Chuck

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Nuvi 2595 & 760 | http://www.chucksphotospot.com

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I have this one https://market.android.com/details?id=com.navigon.navigator_... Here is a free one with map downloads https://market.android.com/details?id=com.navfree.android.OS... have not tried it out.But for free something to try out.Here are a few on the Android market https://market.android.com/search?q=navigation&c=apps

How to do like your Thrive?Looking for ICS to come out soon I hope.

A little off topic but try the Personal Assistant for your Thrive https://market.android.com/details?id=com.speaktoit.assistan.... You can also pick up a lot of info on the Thrive forums http://forums.toshiba.com/ and http://www.thriveforums.org/forum/toshiba-thrive-general-dis...

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.

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I have CoPilot on my phone and tablet and it works pretty well. https://market.android.com/details?id=com.alk.copilot.namark...

It's currently full price but if you wait it will go on sale. It seems to go on sale every month!

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cpjanda wrote:

I just got a Toshiba Thrive tablet for myself and was wondering if there is any app that will import POI files? I dug around here and came up with several leads but many were old or just confusing.

It looks like some apps will import CVS or GPX files, specifically Geocaching apps, but I'm not sure if they will actually work.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
Chuck

Are you looking for an app for driving, hiking, geocaching...?

DO you need one that has offline maps, or do you have a means of tethering the Thrive to your phone for internet access?

I've used a number of car and geocaching apps that work for me on ICS, so I imagine they'd work with Honeycomb. Some support imported POIs (KML or gpx format).

My Maps in Google Maps is good for setting up POIs for sightseeing, hiking etc. It supports offline caching for map tiles.

And have you seen this thread?

Android GPS Apps
http://www.poi-factory.com/node/31767

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Nüvi 2595LMT

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cpjanda wrote:

Hi Charlie,

Thanks for the reply. I'll let you know if I find anything. What is the name of the app that has the downloaded maps?

Chuck

Follow up. Look at this app. Allows you to transfer the red light and speed cameras to the data base. Free version and pro. Pro has option to overlap Google Maps on Thrive in the settings plus range for alert. I transfer my camera files to it. Very simple process. See http://www.appbrain.com/app/radardroid-lite-international/co...

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 WT and Nuvi 2597 LMT. Android Here WeGo - Offline Maps & GPS.