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download business contact addresses

I have the gamin 650 and when I click on the food/business icon, I can type in the name of a local business I am trying to find and it will put up all business with that name for me to select from. My question is.....is there anyway to import my personal business addresses and names into that feature so I can just type in a client's name and the unit will pull up the address?

Nuvi 350 (removing Fodor's Travel Guide?)

I installed the Fodor's Travel Guid and I would like to remove/delete it. Does any one know how to do this?

Keith

truck stops

My Nuvi 350 is missing a lot of truck stops. Does anyone know where a good, complete POI file of truck stops can be obtained. You would think that the major truck stop companies would make this available. Maybe I've missed it. The major truck stops are: Flying J, Pilot, TA (Travel America), Love, and Petro. Please advise. Thank you.

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Bob Hedges Deerfield Beach, FL 561 305 7655 cell bobhedges@usa.net www.bobhedges.com

POIs from vendor's web page

I use an Excel add in that does this process simply and quick.

1. Paste locations into new Excel worksheet using Special Paste < Text.
2. select all locations.
3. Open ASAPUtilities>Format>Advance Transpose
4. Enter the size of your repeat.
5. Select Okay

The macro puts the first line of each set in column one; the second line in column two etc.

6. Select columns to merge.

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Zuma314

Haunted Houses

Hey all since it is halloween time does any one know of any POIs for haunted houses and Pumkin patches?

Convert JPEG files to CRF files

I would like to know if it is possible to convert JPEG to CRF files so that I can make a pic of my Truck as the vehicle on my map. I have a Garmin nuvi 250w

anuder new guy from TX

yo,
I got me a Zumo 550 on my 1500 Goldwing
just got it intergrated into my Bike's Radio/Intercom
I am not impressed with the mp3 quality
But the Bluetooth cell phone works great.

HI from TX

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Zumo 550 1997 Goldwing 1500se 2004 Prostreet Custom

Other junkyard POI's

anyone know of other junkyard POI files for Maryland/DC/Virginia area?

St Louis Missouri Junk Yards

Alleghany : Your Poi File Needs ATT: Here is whats wrong you got different junk yards and addresses with the same long lat check below

Line 3 and Line 47 may be duplicate entries
-90.268331,38.549866,"All Auto Parts"
-90.268331,38.549866,"Modern Imports"
Line 11 and Line 13 may be duplicate entries
-90.246700,38.657500,"Best Auto Parts & Service"

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Auggie SP2720 , SP C330, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 785T America Moves By Truck

Displaying Album Art with the Garmin Nuvi 350

This is for the benefit of new users like me that have had trouble witht Album Art on the nuvi 350. Thanks to other POI FACTORY users, I downloaded a program called MP3tag which after considerable experimentation, solved my problem,

Background: I was able to load MP3 files from itunes on my computer to the nuvi350, but the Album Art would not display even though MP3tag said it was there!

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I have seen the future and it is now!

Great Site

Just want to say this is a great site and I have already learned so much about POI and my garmin. I even made my 1st POI file for my fellow Truck Drivers.
Thanks for a great Site.
Merlin

GPS Units Next??

Apple iPod Nano Catches Fire, Burns Man's Pants, apparently from a defective lithium ion battery. Are the GPS units next??

Hmmmm ... I wonder if he had it in his front pants pocket!!

http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articl...

RT

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"Internet: As Yogi Berra would say, "Don't believe 90% of what you read, and verify the other half."

SD Memory cards (max size for nuvi 370)

Has anybody heard of any SD memory size restrictions for the Nuvi 350/60/70 GPS's. I have a 370 and know it works on a 2GB but I haven't tried anything bigger. I have two other devices (not GPS's) that have a 1GB & 2GB restriction due to their OP systems.

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Sandman --------Nuvi 370

Elapsed time to acquire satellites-Nuvi 350

It takes from eight to thirteen minutes to acquire the satellites. How close is this is common experience? I alwaus have to first answer, are you indoors etc.

Making POI files (Line breaks in Excel)

Got a lot of this figured out.

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Jerry...Jacksonville,Fl Nüvi1450,Nuvi650,Nuvi 2495 and Mapsource.

how do I access my new POIs on my Garmin 580?

Hi! I just joined & downloaded some POIs to my Mac to my Garmin. But I can't find them on the Garmin. I put them on a Sandisc.

I'm so excited but where are they?

thanks,
Pat

Contributors of the week 2007-10-01

This week we are recognizing two of our family favs here on the site. I am running out of unique things to say about these two because it has all been said before. Retired Technician and Motorcycle Mama, you guys really are the two top stars here.

So whats the deal? (different geocoding results)

So I am pretty new to gps units and even more so to my nuvi 360. I have been using the nuvi for all of my local trips that I already know how to travel to, to help gain confidence in the unit's abilities. I have had several things happen thus far that make me slightly weary.

HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY !!!!

Happy Columbus Day !!! Be safe in your travels and never leave home without your best friend...(your GPS)

POI for PDA/mobile GPS

Hi there ..
Further to the revolution in mobile phone gps .. Do any of you have an idea if its possible to upload custom poi to nokia N95 or 6610 navigator ..??? what about the PDA ..??