I'm new here and I must say this is an excellent site. What a great resource.
My questions is there seems to be several companies that neglected the northwest (I live in North Idaho). I grabbed several company POI files, but the following ones don't show any locations near me:
Will the business world provides GPS owners a free POI file of their business locations.
Would it not benefit their business.
Michael Phelps has just accomplished his goal of 8 gold medals and broke another record for the most medals in one games. ( I know there is a thread for this but this i think deserves its own thread
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I downloaded the rest stops and set up alerts about a mile in advance. Works like a charm! Everyone here is so very helpful (not surprised at that) and I want to thank everyone who makes this all possible. A friend of mine is moving out of state and bought a nuvi 5000. What REALLY surprised me is that it has no battery; has to be plugged in to use it.
I purchased the beanbag mount based on someone's comment in this forum. I wondered how well it would stay in place but the comment I read stated he could NOT inadvertently knock it off. So I took a chance and bought it. It's great; completely mobile when in other cars and much better and easier than the windshield mount which I would have had trouble reaching.
Does anyone know where I can get a POI file for Family Dollar? I could not find one in the POI file pages. If not, is there a easy way to find all the locations so I can make a POI file for the site. I went to the Family Dollar site to get store locations and all it gives you are the 5 or 6 closest stores in your zip code.
I'm sure this has been asked before, but I was unable to find any information on it. Why are there no fuel station POI's listed, other than just fuel brand .bmp images? Would the files just be too large and ever-changing?
I have run across http://www.samecell.com/index.htm
and wonder if anyone on here has any knowledge of how well it works? They seem to offer a GPS service with a combination of cell tower and satellite reception. This is regardless of what your service provider includes in your package.
I think it only works with Blackberry models but before I left that website I was not sure which models.
Hi everyone. Great work here, I can't believe the effort that's been put into these POIs. Once I get a grasp of how it all works, I hope to be able to contribute...
I am very new at this poi stuff and have plenty of room on my sd card but when i load southwest campgrounds it only goes out about 1800 miles from here in pennsylvania.... when i get closer driving to say arizona will more poi's show up on my garmin c-550?_____
thanx for any help,
i am a newbe and computer illiterate.i want to download poi's into my c-340 and my 2610.please take me step by step.thank you very much.
i found this site , anyone use it already ?
i have no idea how to incorporate these voices please advise
I was currious if anyone is working on a HOBO POI file. This is a home improvement store at and unbeatable price.....
Hi, I am happy to have heard about "POI Factory"!! Now I will learn how to use this site as a member. I'll be talking to you all as I get use to all of the tools that can be used.
I've been finding it very tough to keep up on the latest posts now that we have 106,000 (or so) members. Is it possible to add more Active Forum Topics to the list instead of just 7? Maybe like 15-20? Pretty please?
I received my free nuvi 200 gps and went to garmin.com site and logged it in and was given a free update to the 2009 maps. I paid $10.00 for the dvd so I would have a copy if I needed it later, other wise the download was free.
Does anyone know if an external battery charger is available, for the Nuvi 880's removable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery or does it have to be charged while in the unit itself?
Thanks for your time.
Any Fellow Linux users out there using any software to work their GPS's..
or is everyone, using virtualbox and windoze to modify and load stuff?
I saw that the nuvi's and zumos had no problem using the voice utily file for there TTS units. Unfortuantely, I noticed that not to many with non-tts really experience any results or didn't notice to many...has any non-tts member sucessfully done it?
OK everyone, this thread needed to be started. What are you excited about, what were you surprised with?
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