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April GPS Deals & Bargains Thread

Deals have been few and far between for the last couple weeks. Finally a couple worth posting.

Get rid of your old GPS

Aside from donating your old GPS or smart phones, there are places you can get cash, gift cards, or store credit.

I was wondering if anyone knew of programs that give cash or credit for used GPS units without having to go through the rigors of ebay.

One I found was the Amazon program -


Marriot Properties

When I loaded my POI's for the week tonight, an error was found in Marriott Properties on line 1623 (approximately).

Just a heads up.


For Those Concerned About TurboCCC

Several weeks back, I received an email from TurboCCC. He is well. His absence is due to new employment beginning in early 2012 to which he has devoted his full energy, leaving him little time to work on his GPS projects.

I did not post earlier because I hoped -- and still hope -- that TurboCCC might drop in to say "Hello" to all of us here who are his good friends.

Garmin nüvi 255LMT & 3760LMT - "Those who wish for fairness without first protecting freedom will end up with neither freedom nor fairness." - Milton Friedman

Feds offer new hope for avoiding pesky 'robocalls'

Let us all hope that this will work!


Nuvi 2460LMT, 765T, C530

Contributors of the Week 2013-3-25

This week we are recognizing kch50428!

Keith has been a member of POI Factory for over 6 years.
He’s a regular fixture in our forums sharing his experience and perspective on a variety of topics but particularly all things regarding Apple products and their associated navigation apps.

Thank you for your dedication to our community!


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

Chit Chat Thread for the week of April 1, 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.


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

coffee beans

How many people on this site grind their own coffee beans for their cup of coffee? If so what grinder do you use?

Month of April: Your Favorite Holiday

Month of April: Your Favorite Holiday

All Month Long:

Alcohol Awareness Month
Amateur Radio Month
Atlanta Food & Wine Month
Autism Awareness Month
Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month
Cancer Control Month
Car Care Month
Celebrate Diversity Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Community Spirit Month
Confederate History Month
Couple Appreciation Month

Bobkz - Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT/C530/C580- "Pain Is Fear Leaving The Body"

Factory Joke Thread – April 2013

This is the official POI Factory Joke thread.

It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.

Have fun....


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

Keeping the Windmill Alive - Your last trip? – April 2013

In danger of losing your windmill?

Maybe you can share with us the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you use it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.)

Anything to keep your windmill alive.

This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.


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

Happy Easter

Easter fills us with hope, joy and warmth. It is a time to get together with friends, family and loved ones and celebrate this joyful time. Reach out to all your loved ones. Have a Blessed Easter.

Twinkies will (hopefully) make a comeback...

For those of you that eat 'em:


I miss the Hostess apple pies. sad

Striving to make the NYC Metro area project the best.

Disapointing Corporate Attitude to Sharing GPS Data

Getting ready for a trip, so I was updating my files. I was surprised by two editorial comments from those contributing to this site pointing to poor corporate involvement.

Garmin Nuvi650 - Morehead City, NC

Traffic experience during 1000 miles trip

Hi, I just completed a trip from Chicago to Sarasota with a Nuvi 3590 LMT(HD Traffic) and an Android Smartphone loaded with WAZE, Inrix traffic, and Google traffic.

Sometimes watching is good

ran across this on CNN. A red light camera recorded some good Samaritans. As they say at the end of the video - more people ought to help others in trouble.


Satellites Around the Globe

Want to see something really neat and amazing? First off, you should have Google Earth loaded on your PC. Go to the listed URL below, and half way down the page you'll see a reference to the AGI Satellite database. Click on it and download it, to your Desktop or where you can locate it. Now either double click it or open it from within Google Earth and be amazed.

agricultural inspection station

has anybody created a file containing all the agricultural inspection stations?
that will be really helpful for truck drivers, specially for distracted ones like me. passing by a agricultural inspection station without entering can cost you a lot of money in tickets and court and ruining your license.

if already exist con u guys post the link for it thanks.

Contributors of the Week 2013-3-18

This week we are recognizing WAASup!

WAASUP has been a member of POI Factory for over five years.
He recently updated his Five Guys Burgers Canada files and is a regular contributor to the forums.

Thanks for continuing to be an active part of our community!


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

Lawmakers introduce bill on warrantless GPS tracking


A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a new bill, known as the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act, to force law enforcement to obtain a warrant to track suspects with GPS devices.

Originator of Keeping Your Windmill Alive. Live in MA & have a cooking website. 6 yr. member. http://kitchentoysmakecookingfun.blogspot.com/
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