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
Although many GPS units come loaded with millions of Points of Interest (POI, my Garmin 765T did not produce any results using "24 hour" or "twenty four" for a pharmacy that was open 24 hours a day.
New from Tucson, had the dock mount 750 installed on Wed. Been researching Traffic/Speed Cam info for a few days found POI Factory about 3 hours ago. Looked interesting, "What the Hey" give it a try. Well I'm not a geek, took me about 10 minutes to go try time(had found and downloaded the Garmin POI Loader last night, I'm on dial up).
I just wanted to say hi to everybody, I have a question, I am running Linux on my laptop an need gps software? I’m new to this forum stuff. But I have been in to GPS’S since 1996.Thank’s for assume web site !!
Every GPS I've seen has the same misspelling of the street next to me. No houses are on the street so I can't enter a location in Navteq.com to get it corrected. Any suggestions for getting the spelling corrected would be appreciated. Thanks!
I am unaware of any GPS units that are boxed to include a "user manual". All I got was a "quick start guide".
Always encourage anyone who has just gotten a new GPS to visit the site of the manufacturer and download the User manual.
I went to http://www8.garmin.com/support/userManual.jsp to get one for my 765T and it gave me a lot of information as well as links to helpful sites.
Hello Miss Poi,
Can we have a page where we list the poi from oldest to most recent (like the Recent POI Files but in reverse order).
The My Account TAB now has a much needed improvement
Maintainer for these POI files:
- Displays all the files the user is maintaining.
I don't know when it was added, but... THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!
After I installed the lastest firmware update of the 800 series, I have noticed very slow drawing of maps on start up. Every time I stop the car and turn off engine, then restart, it takes from 1 minute to 1 1/2 minutes for the initial map to complete the map draw. Anyone else notice this?
Just curious. I uploaded a file in the 'outdoor' setion. It has some rc flying fields located in Michigan. It was monday when i uploaded it and I still don't see it there.No biggie Just curious as the the average time of files showing up. Should I reupload it? Thanks for a great site. helped me out a whole bunch.
Does anyone have a link for the Google Chrome OS beta site? I was a early on beta tester for windows 7 and watched it shake down and would like to do the same with chrome.
Here are some facts and figures for 2009.
The following Members had activity in each and every week of 2009:
It’s really hard to pick just one (or even just a few) to receive our contributor of the year award. We have so many people doing great things on the site for our community. This year, I have selected three people who really stand out for their contributions in 2009.
This year’s Contributor of the year awards go to:
Mahoney, Turboccc, and A_user.
CBC Marketplace is doing a feature on GPS and distracted driving on Friday Jan 15th. Should be interesting. I know that some people can't walk and chew gum at the same time but how far will this go.
The first Contributor of the Week for 2010 is:
This member has contributed 12 new projects for Canada!!!
It is great to have these new files to help us cover that area of the globe. Great job!!!
This isn't going to be fun. The city of Surprise, Arizona (where I live) is planning to spring surprises on motorists in the near future.
I have the Garmin 265wt. Does it have the ability to calculate sort best route for multiple location?
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