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Heading to Cooperstown NY

Hey guy wish me luck heading to cooperstown this afternoon from nyc. might do some camping hopefully the weather holds up. I didnt see to much info on cooperstown maybe i needed to add some things.

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A GPS can take you where You want to go but never where you WANT to be.

Who felt the Earthquake (Virginia)

We felt it here in nyc that came from VA. I hear about 80 miles outside of DC.

Who else felt it!!??

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Bobkz - Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT/C530/C580- "Pain Is Fear Leaving The Body"

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-15

This week we are recognizing Rainsux. Rainsux has been faithfully maintaining the ever-popular "WiFi - Businesses W/Free WiFi" file (http://www.poi-factory.com/node/30753).

He's also recently contacted Tim Hortons to obtain current locations and will soon be updating that file as well.

Great job!!

JM

United Airlines Deploying 11,000 iPads to Pilots as Electronic Flight Bags

Read about it.

http://goo.gl/rKTPp

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If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. - Yogi Berra

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 22nd, 2011

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

GPS - GIRL POSITIONING SYSTEM

Appearing in today's Washington Post is Andrea Sachs' article "GPS this -- Girl's Positioning System".

It is a humorous romp in which we could all possibly shoot holes.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/gps-this-girl...

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Garmin nuvi 3790LMT, 755T & 650. Prev. GPSs: GPSIII+, SP 2610, 250W; Magellan 2200T; Originator of GARMIN NUVI TRICKS, TIPS, WORK AROUNDS, HINTS, SECRETS & IDEAS https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/17659207/GARMIN.TnT/index.html

How can I . . . (choose locations from map)

view a map with at least 750 locations and select a specific area of the map to choose the locations that I want to visit? Thank you in advance for your information.

Internet access

By taking advantage of the Bluetooth capabilities of both my cell phone and my GPS, I modified all my POI, GPX based, files so that I can make a call to a POI directly from the GPS.

And that is when it hit me:

HP TouchPad Warning

If you're in the market for a tablet you should avoid the HP TouchPad. HP just announced that they're discontinuing webOS and the TouchPad. So don't be fooled if you see these go on sale real cheap.

New to POI files

Hi there,

I am new to the world of POI, so sorry if this is a stupid questions...

I would like to find a single comprehensive source of POI files for gas stations in North America. Is it possible to get this anywhere, even on a commercial basis? I'd be grateful if someone could point me in the right direction!

Thanks!

Subject: JetMan vs. The Grand Canyon

Subject: JetMan vs. The Grand Canyon The following 5 minute video captures the flight of Swiss pilot Yves"Jetman" Rossy. In 2006 Rossy became the first man in history to fly like abird, albeit with fiberglass and carbon fiber wings powered bykerosene-fueled engines.

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johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-08

This week we are recognizing Rame1012 for his outstanding contributions in this thread: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/33977

You are amazing, thank you so much for helping solve that problem.

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 15th, 2011

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

POI-Factory 5th Anniversary?

If I'm not mistaken, it should be somewhere around the 5th anniversary for the POI-Factory. If so, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

Moderator Note:
The domain name was registered August 10th, but the site officially opened September 29th.

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Stay Safe, Sane, Sober & Solvent!

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-01

This week we are recognizing T923347. Great job contributing to the forums this week.

Thanks for all you do...

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 8th, 2011

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

Looking for the 560D

I am a OTR Driver an at present I have the 465T. I am looking to upgeade to the 560D or the 560XLT with life time maps. Is there any OTR Drivers who have one and if so how is it. How is it working for you as a OTR Driver. Sorry cars do not count big rigs only. it's a Hight whight thing.
Thank you for your help. Jolleyr

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Southern CA Temp 76 and Sunny. Running around with my Nuvi 465T. Getting lost around the country and loving it.

The Whole Enchilada Tip of the day

If you enjoy eating and not just because you have to here is my tip of the day.

When embarking on a long trip I download several food related files from POI Factory, like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, The best Thing I ever Ate and don’t forget the list from restaurants you like, Mexican, Oriental, Italian etc.

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Garmin 38 - Magellan Gold - Garmin Yellow eTrex - Nuvi 260 - Nuvi 2460LMT - Google Nexus 7

Recent solar flare may disrupt your GPS

http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/mobile/08/05/solar.flare.gps/in...

Quote:

On Thursday, the sun unleashed a massive solar flare (see video of the flare and how its effects have been moving toward Earth). Solar flares can disrupt radio communications, including devices that use Global Positioning System technology, such as cell phones, airplanes and car navigation systems.

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