new & interesting places for your GPS

Welcome / open talk

 

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of August 26, 2013

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.

~Angela

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

I forgot one thing (introduce myself)

Hi there everybody.

I forgot to introduce myself when i joined this place some days ago, my name is Joakim Sjöberg and i live in Sweden.
I have already asked aa couple of questions and i have got some very good answers, now i start to find things around here, but i am a beginner so i still have much to learn. smile

best regards Jocke

--
Nüvi 300 and Nüvi 3597LMT

What is Windmill?

Hi all
I have a question. Sense I registered here at POI factory for 2weeks. What is a windmill? After I posted comment I got this message.
Message "

...once you have your windmill, you have free access to The Factory's redlight and speed files.

You've been posting for about two weeks so you should have a windmill soon." Please let me know what this is.

Spell Checker?

Did this site get a Spell Checker, or is IE 10 now using a spell checker when you enter text into panels? If I make a misspell, I get a red squiggly underline. Right clicking on it lists selectable spelling options.

I have the full MS office package, so I guess it may be using that dictionary if IE 10 is responsible.

I just recently upgraded from XP to Win 7 and IE got updated also.

--
Metricman Nuvi 660, GTM-20 Traffic Receiver Nuvi 3597 GTM-60 Traffic Receiver Williamsburg, VA

Here 5 years?! Where did the time go?

I just looked at my account page and see I've been a member of POI Factory for 5 years today. I found the site after buying my first automotive unit, a Garmin 260.

I've had a good time, "met" some fine people, created a bunch of POI files that I hope others have found useful, and was even honored once as a COW.

--
Nuvi 2595LMT, Nuvi 1490T, Nuvi 260, GPSMAP 195

Google starts integrating Waze into Google Maps

Great news! Google starts integrating Waze into Google Maps

http://bgr.com/2013/08/20/google-maps-waze-integration/

Combo-Cameras Coming!

The Montgimme County Council is considering installing the newly developed Combo-Camera system at major intersections.

Contributors of the Week 2013-8-12

This week we are recognizing, johnm405!

johnm405 has been a member for over five years.
He’s a regular on the forums and can often be counted on to keep the early birds on their toes in the race for the coveted “first post honor” on the Monday morning Chit Chat thread. He’s participation helps make the community friendly and fun.

Thank you, johnm405!

~Angela

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

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of August 19, 2013

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.

~Angela

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

Newbie needs help (MapSource can only read .GPX)

Download of .CSV works ok. Garmin POI Loader makes it a .GPI but MapSource can only read .GPX

What do I do?

Google Earth vs Google Maps

Good day to all members,

Could you kindly tell me do I obvioulsly need to install Google Earth to find coordinates for building my POIs files?

Most of the time, I use Google Maps with the right-click on the place what I want their coordinates.

Google Earth is more, same or less accurate than Google Maps?

What kind of infos you can get more with Google Earth in lieu of Google Maps?

`smoking to or not to do

evil evil Nearly died of pneumonia a while back (2 years) still not back to "normal". Doc says I will not be while cigaretts are around. Laws are in place to prohibit smoking, not enforced, too busy handing out tickets for speeding, both can cause death, of course, but let all smokers to fight pneumonia and see how many continue afterwards. Cigs in England are approw &30 still not enough.

Contributors of the Week 2013-8-05

This week we are recognizing nats50!

Nats50 has been a member of POI Factory for over five and a half years.
This last week he’s created 8 new POI files. While the camera files are what keep this site financial afloat, our general POI files are what keep our diverse user community interested.

Thank you for your continued contributions and dedication to POI Factory!

~Angela

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

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of August 12, 2013

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.

~Angela

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

N.J. man fined $32K for illegal GPS device that disrupted Newark airport system

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

Proximity Alerts

Can a proximity alert be increased?

When we are traveling 65-70 miles an hour the proximity alerts do not activate far enough in advance.

Most of the times I have found that they active when the exit has passed or I am right at the exit which makes a safe exit impossible.

As a result most proxity alerts are use less.

Can the distance from an exit or the establiment be increased?

say what?

Quote:

• Reuters and Bloomberg report that Harbinger Capital Partners sued Deere & Co., Garmin International Inc., and Trimble Navigation Ltd. The Bloomberg article notes that the companies are accused of failing to disclose that Harbinger's LightSquared venture would interfere with their products, according to a complaint filed today in federal court in Manhattan.

--
Freedom is not the right to do what we want, but what we ought. - A. Lincoln

Monthly GPS Deals - Aug. 2013

Magellan RoadMate 2136T-LM, 4.3" Portable GPS w/ Touch Screen, Lifetime Maps & Traffic Updates(Refurbished) for for $49.99 at:
1saleaday.com! Only 11 hours left on this deal.

--
"Advice to children crossing the street: Damn the lights. Watch the cars. The lights ain't never killed nobody." - Moms Mabley" Garmin StreetPilot C330, Garmin NUVI 765T

Contributors of the Week 2013-7-29

This week we would like to recognize the people who sent in new camera info in the last week.

Abin
telserv_ca
Sarge595
jhunter421
adcusnret
Filster15
Rockville Stan

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

Chit Chat Thread For The Week Of August 5, 2013

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.

~Angela

--
"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit." -- Somerset Maugham
1 ... 11 12 13 14
<<Page 15>>