This week we are recognizing, mgarledge!
Mary has been a member of POI Factory for coming up on 7 years.
She’s friendly, supportive, helps keep me on my toes (like the gentle reminder that the Chitchat thread usually has an actual week attached to it, not just the month ) and she was our #1 poster over the last week .
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In danger of losing your windmill?
Maybe you can share the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you used it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.).
Anything to keep your windmill alive.
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When Noel Santillan typed the word Laugarvegur instead of Laugavegur into his rental car’s GPS, the New Jersey resident couldn’t have imagined that the extra “r” would make him something of a celebrity in Iceland.
does anyone here know a system with 2 (waterproof and night vision) cameras (front + rear) hard-wired to a monitor with a permanent split view of both cameras (not connected to the reverse lights)?
Here is a on line program I found http://citebite.com/ .Nice for linking directly to quotes in Web pages or POI Factory Forum. Pretty straight forward on how to use. Done a sample video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_4P5GVPF44
Now found a problem with the LLBean file.
Anyone else had that problem?
Just tried to update my GPS & had the loader say that there was a problem with the file North American Campgrounds.
Anybody else have this problem???
This week’s contributor of the week is Motorcycle Mama!
Motorcycle Mama has been with POI Factory from the beginning and her 9 plus years of experience shows in the quality of her response to this recent newbie post.
Why Do I Want POI Files? (Zumo 590)
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With the problems in different states about GPS's blocking the view and specific locations etc. is there the same thing going on with the backup camera? I've also read it's going to be mandatory by 2018 on cars. Anyone have any info?
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I found this to be very interesting. Not sure what I think of this practice - although I think the country needs to be discussing this technology.
The Wikipedia article is at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_number_plate_recogni...
Had not used Bing Maps for some time. With discussion on another post about finding coordinates. I ran across this information that may be of use to some of our members. Plan to start using it more myself now that I see its advantage.
This week we are recognizing, sussamb!
Sussamb was nominated for contributor of the week by another member because of his friendly and helpful contributions to multiple discussions.
It takes the combined efforts of many people with varied levels of experience to keep a community like this going.
Your increased activity in our community is greatly appreciated, sussamb!
I am looking to purchase a new GPS mainly used for commercial motorcoach use. I am debating if a RV gps would be better than one for trucking. I would like the tools for CDL drivers but not an issue since we are using electronic logging. Anyone here use one for motorcoaches?
Trying to download several updates and file names are named csv?node=8700 or something similar. Never seen this before.
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