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New phishing scam (password or verification code)

Does anyone use 2FA (2-Factor Authentication) or 2-step verification? Do you know that cyber criminals can reset your online password by knowing your email address and phone number? The following video explains how it works:

Cybercriminals Phishing for Email Accounts using SMS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dj_90TnVbo

New FAQ - linking to a specific post.

For members who post frequently on POI Factory, I have added a new FAQ that may be helpful: http://www.poi-factory.com/node/44758. I know many of you already know how to this, but there are others who don't.

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Alan - Nuvi 3597LMTHD, Oregon 550T, Nuvi 855, Nuvi 755T, Lowrance Endura Sierra

Any link"

From these two studies, I wonder if any link could be drawn as to cause and effect.

Survey: Many Drivers Unfamiliar with Infotainment Features
Link to article in automotiveIT International:
http://www.automotiveit.com/survey/news/id-0010544

Distracted Driving Crashes Up 6% in Texas as TxDOT Launches 'Talk, Text, Crash' Campaign
Link to story on KXAS-TV:

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"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -- John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president

Wisconsin now going to 70mph

Today, Tuesday, county crews are changing signs on the interstates in Wisconsin, raising the speed limit from 65 to 70.

They do stress that until the sign gets changed, the speed limit remains the same. The expect all the signs to be changed by Wednesday.

http://fox6now.com/2015/06/15/wisdot-70-mph-speed-limit-sign...

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Garmin Nuvi 2450

Contributors Of The Week 2015-06-08

This week we are recognizing, Preroll!

Preroll has been a member of POI Factory for 4 years.
Last week he started the thread, Advantages using Download Vs. Pre-Loaded SD Cards , which sparked a good community discussion.

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of June 15, 2015

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.

~Angela

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

New Pilot Speed Camera Program in P.G. County, MD

"The Prince George's County Police Department is beginning a pilot program to test laser-based speed camera guns with tablet computers that allow officers to catch and ticket speeders in real-time without pulling them over."

In St Petersburg in Russia y don't find any RLC

In St Petersburg in Russia y don't find any RLC

Leamonaid stand shut down in Texas by Police

Only in America!

http://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/texas-police-shut-down-g...

I love the ingenuity the girls used to get around the "you need a permit".

They are now doing a "donations only". Which is legal.

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Nuvi 2460LMT and 1350.

Batch Geocoding

Does anyone have suggestions for a good batch geocoding program?

In the past I used GPS Visualizer, but sometimes it truncates the information that is input. I have found a program by TAMU, but they charge after 2500 data points. Thank you in advance for your information.

Comcast/Xfinity just more than doubled my download speed to over 120 MBPS

Got an email today about them doubling my download speed and all I had to do was reboot the modem, router and computer.

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GM Built-in Navigation system - Samsung Note 4 Smartphone with Garmin Viago & HERE Apps

Vacation

I live in east coast CAN. Lousy ,long winter, looking forward to vacation, just about done the east USA, where to???, popup trailer(tent trailer) behind, open to suggestions. TA,TA (English Thank you) for all replays.

Contributors Of The Week 2015-06-01

This week we are recognizing, Walleye1!

Walleye1 has been a member of POI Factory for over eight years.

This week he updated his Lake Michigan Circle Tour file and sent in pictures for several other POI files including the Chicago Area Music Venues POI.

Thanks, Walleye1, for all of your contributions!

~Angela

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of June 08, 2015

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.

~Angela

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

KNA-G510 not reading POI file

My GPS will not recognize and read the POI files. I have done this a 100 or more times. I use POI loader and an SD 2gb. It writes the file fine and shows correctly using explorer.

New LAW In INDIANA State (driving in left lane)

Starting JULY 1 2015 new Traffic regulation will be added for those driving in the left lane and under the Speed Limit..

Move over or face $500.00 fine

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/should-we-punish-drivers-wh...

Distracted Driving in Ontario Fines increasing

Distracted driving fines in Ontario are increasing from $60-$500, to $300-$1000, plus 3 demerit points. Goes into effect, in September.

http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/mobile/maximum-fine-for-distract...

Same fines will apply, for dooring a cyclist. Must allow 3 foot clearance when passing a cyclist.

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NUVI2555LMT, NUVI350

Wonder if she blames the GPS?

Novice German driver unscathed after crash with British tank

BERLIN (AP) — Police in western Germany say a novice driver escaped unharmed but her car was crushed after she inadvertently turned into the path of a convoy of British tanks.

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"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -- John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president

Contributors Of The Week 2015-05-25

This week we are recognizing Jim1348!

Jim1348 is a veteran of POI Factory, being a member for over 8 years.

This week we are recognizing him for his contribution of the Google Maps Goes Offline thread and just for sticking with us all these years.

Thanks for all your contributions, Jim1348!

~Angela

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of June 01, 2015

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.

~Angela

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"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham
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