Welcome / open talk


Camera Fraud

Is a good website to visit.

Val - Nuvi 785t and Streetpilot C340

current map (how can I place onto SD card?)

how can i place the current new maps onto sd card?!

Everyday is a GREAT day :)

Never forget (9/11)

Never forget was burned into our minds following the attack by forces loyal to Osama bin Laden. In the hours and days that followed those events the American people underwent a change that still reverberates today.

"In order to be old and wise, one first must have been young and stupid."

"Gorgeous drives"

My last one was last summer coming back from Winnipeg, north shore of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay to The Sault Ste Marie, the scenery, Canadian Shield, beautiful country.

All the worlds indeed a stage and we are merely players. Rush

Way To Go Dallas ( Not about the Cowboy cheerleaders)

This should be done through out all the states.

Good news from Texas.
> HELLO... Has Dallas, TX got a good idea or what? Uninsured Cars Off The
> Road. Recently, the City of Dallas, Texas passed an ordinance stating that
> if a driver is pulled over by law enforcement and is not able to provide
> proof of insurance, the car is towed. To retrieve the car after being

johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Car 2 Car Communications System

Cars that think for themselves are hard to build and harder to trust. Cars that talk to each other while they're on the road in the same way printers or servers on the same network talk, on the other hand, could make highway driving much more efficient and a lot safer.

more here:

GPS was useful but walkers should rely on map skills...



Ordnance Survey and mountaineers monitor GPS-4G debate

A row over access to radio signals in the US could have implications for the future of GPS use in the UK, according to Ordnance Survey (OS).

Canada's Worst Speed Trap City

It seems that Windsor, Ontario is Canada's worst speed trap city, but is second, in North America only to Livonia, MI. And I thought Summeersville, WV was the worst, in North America. Seems it is only the worst in West Virginia.



Contributors of the Week 2011-08-29

Each week, I see a lot of good things from many people. This is true every week, so I will do my best to spread the recognition around, week-to-week, as we go through this process.


This week I'm recognizing Evert and Mgarledge.

Evert has been especially active over last week, with many helpful replies and suggestions in the discussion areas.

Chit Chat Thread for the week of September 5th, 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.


Happy Labor Day!

Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor day!


Shooter N32 39 W97 25 VIA 1535TM, Lexus built-in, TomTom Go

just got a new GM vehicle with navi

And it reminds me of the Hertz neverlosts that I would use in the 90s! LOL The good thing is it only cost $2800 extra.

Keeping the Windmill Alive - Your last trip? - September 2011

The original discussion topic started by CherylMASS back in 2007 has been very popular; with over 3500 replies it's grown to be the longest thread at POI Factory.

In order to make things easier to navigate (and help avoid future technical surprises), I'm going to start a new topic each month like we do for the joke thread.

Here is CherylMASS' original post, continued here...

IFA 2011 consumer electronics show

Workers and industry professionals walk through the Samsung hall at the IFA 2011 consumer electronics show the day before the official opening in Berlin. The trade show will be open to the public from Sept. 2-7.
Sean Gallup / Getty Images


Using Android Based GPS.The above post and my sig reflects my own opinions, expressed for the purpose of informing or inspiring, not commanding. Naturally, you are free to reject or embrace whatever you read.

POI Factory Joke Thread - September 2011

This is the official POI Factory Joke thread. It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

Have fun....


September Birthdays 2011

This thread is to wish everyone with birthdays in September, " Happy Birthday and Many More" smile

johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Effective September 1, 2011 (TX speed limits)

"Destination Eternity" Garmin 765T, & Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Microsoft Turns Windows Explorer into Utter Chaos

Not that this has anything to do with GPSs and not real sure why it made news today but I liked the headline.


Nuvi 2460LMT

Who still is without power after Irene?

I made it through the storm unscathed. 7 PM Sunday, POW! Something blows up in the neighborhood, and I'm thrust into the stone age. I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a generator, but cold showers are so pase... I'm in Huntington LI, border of Greenlawn and am still out.

Striving to make the NYC Metro area project the best.

"Miss POI"

My time here as your fearless leader is at an end. I have taken a job with another company as a help desk agent. I am very excited about this new career and am looking forward to continuing my work in the field of customer service and technical support.