This week we are recognizing Garmin_Geek and Jlefante.
Garmin_geek has been busy making great POI Files and also helping add to other projects already published. We really appreciate all of your contributions.
Jlefante has been keeping tabs on the new red light locations going up in NY. Thank you so much for making sure we got the data right away, it is very helpful.
This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI
My Garmin in a Nuvi 265wt. I would like to be able to create an optimized route where I can go from location to location in a sequential order that does not include going from point A to point D and then back to Point B. It would be like a dispatched route. What software do I need, how can this be done, etc.?
Now that I have a GPSr that allows one to create routes, I've done just this on my preferred routes from my house to the Interstate system. I found that before this, depending on my destination, the unit would route me in what it thought was the best way and its trying to get me to turn at each and every block I passed to turn me around gets old almost immediately.
The new SiRFstar IV is released.
Alright my fellow readers, what do you think the future holds for automotive GPS devices? For example, during 2011 at the CES, or other places that have had new product announcements, what do you think we are likely to see? I do see to recall some discussion about a Garmin Nuvi 1695.
Well the last big trip was a drive from South Carolina up to Canada and around Lake Superior and back. My Garmin worked well (till the power connection failed). I used it most around the towns and cities in Canada and Michigan and on the freeway up. I really like knowing ahead of time how far it is to a turn and if its on the right or the left.
This week we are recognizing Jgermann.
This user has continuously gone over and above the call of duty to help others in the forums.
This site wouldn't function without great contributors like you. Thank you so much for all that you do to make new users feel welcome.
New to the site.
I have downloaded the rest area file which is in a Excel spread sheet format. What's the best way to make the file usable on a Garmin 1390T?
I just got one of those droid phones through work, so I decided to use the gps feature. I was really surprised, as far as I could tell, it was just as good as my nuvi 660.
Could these phones render units like the nuvi obsolete? The trend is to have less devices, so what if that phone you carry anyway does gps, does it well, and for free?
Food for thought!
The reason I dropped GEICO insurance years ago was because they thought that they had some right to ask me if I had a radar detector in my car, in a state where they were legal. They would send me questionairs!! Insurance companies were never my favorite parts of life in the first place. But, I used to think that they were a little bit necessary.
When you choose your prefer mad map, it show a list of compatibles gps, and this one dont appear, whant can i do
It seems at lest one progressive insurance company wants to connect to your car so it can adjust its rates based on your driving.
Progressive launches new insurance telematics program as Strategy Analytics predicts connected telematics revenues to triple
I live in the Twin Cities Minneapolis-Saint Paul (MN) Metropolitan area. A few days ago when I was on Interstate 94 there was a vehicle, I think it was a sports utility vehicle of some type, traveling westbound on I-94 with what appeared to be two electronic flashes operating on it. One was about a foot higher than the other one.
I have been putting on a lot of miles on our cross country trip. Gps has worked pretty well except lost signal up on Owl Creek Pass and Chimney Rock CO.I think Samantha got scared.
Here are some pictures we have taken. Warning a lot of them.
looking for a good site for my garmin handheld?looked at garmins web site and they only have basic icon symbol info.
My wife and I are taking a trip to Florida from KC, and will be spending an afternoon/evening in Memphis on our way back next weekend. We're staying at the Peabody, and have heard that Beale Street is the place to go, but it looks a bit overwhelming to say the least.
Heading down to Fort Walton Beach on Friday, and looking for some suggestions for places to visit, eat, drink, etc.
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