This may not be exactly the right place to find the answer, but I suspect many users of vehicular GPS receivers are familiar with hand held versions, so I am going to give it a shot.
I have only been a member of this site for 3 weeks now and I must give a big "HAT'S OFF" to Ms POI and all the SITE MGRS for the great work and available data provided at this site. You see I operate and manuver a large tour bus, with precious passengers, all over the U.S. and Canada.
I was reading an article about the new Blackbery Bold, which touts the GPS capabilities. I was wondering if anyone knows what type of receiver it has. There are a number of cell phones that are being made that have navigation capabilities. Do they use the same type of receiver as the dedicated navigation devices?
In the Drabble comic strip, Mrs. Drabble bought a GPS unit. Ralph doesn't take an immediate liking to it.
and click through the days (from Monday to Saturday) and have a few laughs!
Just wanted to introduce myself, just recently found this site while wandering around the net looking for something else. I did not realize all the other things my little Nuvi 350 could for me until I started reading here. Cool stuff...
Greetings from Hungary!
Does anyone understand the order in which "near" cities are sorted? For example, if you type in Boston, it seems to start out alphabetically, but then Boston MA and other Bostons are not in order. Doesn't sort by distance either. I'm confused.
Anybody have a badge icon to put on list.
This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related, you can discuss whatever you would like, as long as it is clean. Remember we have families that have their children involved in the GPS fun and we don't want to make parents feel uncomfortable when their children ask what that word means.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
This week we are recognizing Islandersb, Ghayman, and Hornbyp.
Since people are using them more around town as a radar/red-light warning system, picture viewer, mp3 player, how about taking advantage of the drive space (and or additional memory card) and incorporate a forward facing video camera.
Hi all, been gone from here for quite some time. Business has kept me traveling an insane amount of time, so haven't been real active with POI's lately.
Just wanted to drop in and see how everyone is doing and say "Howdy" to some good friends!!
Hope you all had a happy and healthy Mother's Day!
Warmest regards to the POI Factory community,
Hi all, I just curious, how do you use your GPS in your home town?
do you plug in a destination, even though you know how to get there?
do you just view the map?
do you not even use it?
for me, I usually plug in a destination, even though I certainly know where I'm going and how to get there. (lots of recalculating!!!)
but nice to know the arrival time....
A Mother's Love
A Mother's love is something
that no on can explain,
It is made of deep devotion
and of sacrifice and pain,
It is endless and unselfish
and enduring come what may
For nothing can destroy it
or take that love away . . .
It is patient and forgiving
when all others are forsaking,
And it never fails or falters
even though the heart is breaking . . .
i saw this site which has a Garmin GPS giveaway
i am wondering how this gets reported ?
how are gas prices posted using the MSN cable - is it done by radio trasmissions or by individuals reporting prices ?
I have a c530 and would like to know what unit in your opinion is the overall bang for your buck? Before I get those individuals who say well it depends if you travel or if your using it for business purposes etc. My question more specifically is what would be the best unit for both personal use (vacation, pleasure) or even for business purposes?
Lots of sales going on now, it seems, so I think I will "upgrade" my Magellan 4000. I like it well enough EXCEPT that it doesn't have TTS. It says: Right turn in one mile, instead of Right turn on Elm Street in one mile. You wouldn't think that is a big deal until you have tried to use it for a while. In some circumstances it can be VERY important.
I am going to RI this weekend and want to know some good siteseeing places to go to.. Also the best place to get lobster for dinner. I will be leaving from NYC (about 3 hrs) and going to Warwick on fri and return on sunday night.
well just sold my garmin c-530,laid out 650.00 for the street pilot 7200 and had to buy external attena to pick-up sat.the 530 picked up all 12 sat without ext antenna,has anyone else had this problem,seems i will be spending more money for that SPECIAL ANTENNA to pickup road cond,weather etc,another 200.00
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