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How can I . . . (choose locations from map)

view a map with at least 750 locations and select a specific area of the map to choose the locations that I want to visit? Thank you in advance for your information.

Internet access

By taking advantage of the Bluetooth capabilities of both my cell phone and my GPS, I modified all my POI, GPX based, files so that I can make a call to a POI directly from the GPS.

And that is when it hit me:

HP TouchPad Warning

If you're in the market for a tablet you should avoid the HP TouchPad. HP just announced that they're discontinuing webOS and the TouchPad. So don't be fooled if you see these go on sale real cheap.

New to POI files

Hi there,

I am new to the world of POI, so sorry if this is a stupid questions...

I would like to find a single comprehensive source of POI files for gas stations in North America. Is it possible to get this anywhere, even on a commercial basis? I'd be grateful if someone could point me in the right direction!


Subject: JetMan vs. The Grand Canyon

Subject: JetMan vs. The Grand Canyon The following 5 minute video captures the flight of Swiss pilot Yves"Jetman" Rossy. In 2006 Rossy became the first man in history to fly like abird, albeit with fiberglass and carbon fiber wings powered bykerosene-fueled engines.

johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-08

This week we are recognizing Rame1012 for his outstanding contributions in this thread:

You are amazing, thank you so much for helping solve that problem.

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 15th, 2011

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.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

POI-Factory 5th Anniversary?

If I'm not mistaken, it should be somewhere around the 5th anniversary for the POI-Factory. If so, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

Moderator Note:
The domain name was registered August 10th, but the site officially opened September 29th.

Stay Safe, Sane, Sober & Solvent!

Contributors of the Week 2011-08-01

This week we are recognizing T923347. Great job contributing to the forums this week.

Thanks for all you do...

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 8th, 2011

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.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

Looking for the 560D

I am a OTR Driver an at present I have the 465T. I am looking to upgeade to the 560D or the 560XLT with life time maps. Is there any OTR Drivers who have one and if so how is it. How is it working for you as a OTR Driver. Sorry cars do not count big rigs only. it's a Hight whight thing.
Thank you for your help. Jolleyr

Southern CA Temp 76 and Sunny. Running around with my Nuvi 465T. Getting lost around the country and loving it.

The Whole Enchilada Tip of the day

If you enjoy eating and not just because you have to here is my tip of the day.

When embarking on a long trip I download several food related files from POI Factory, like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, The best Thing I ever Ate and don’t forget the list from restaurants you like, Mexican, Oriental, Italian etc.

Garmin 38 - Magellan Gold - Garmin Yellow eTrex - Nuvi 260 - Nuvi 2460LMT - Google Nexus 7

Recent solar flare may disrupt your GPS


On Thursday, the sun unleashed a massive solar flare (see video of the flare and how its effects have been moving toward Earth). Solar flares can disrupt radio communications, including devices that use Global Positioning System technology, such as cell phones, airplanes and car navigation systems.

GPS could be affected by Solar Flares

Recent Solar Flares may cause your GPS to not function properly starting today, and may last for a day or so!


Metricman Nuvi 660, GTM-20 Traffic Receiver Nuvi 3597 GTM-60 Traffic Receiver Williamsburg, VA

going to explore philly tomorow morning

heading to philly tommorow from ny. wish me luck every one lol

A GPS can take you where You want to go but never where you WANT to be.


This is a GPX file with one point. I created it to make easy to create a GPX file. I have used GPX editor to create it. Any Question you can contact me..

Tapatalk or Forum Runner?

Anyone know if this forum is on tapatalk or forum runner or any of the other forum apps for android?

Nuvi 250W, Nuvi 265W, Nuvi 1350T, Rooted Droid

Illinois Considering Alllowing Motorcycles to Treat Some Red Lights as Stop Signs

Because bikes and cycles are often too light to trip sensors at some lights, there is a bill on the Illinois governor's desk to allow motorcycles to treat red lights as stop signs.

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

thief arrested trying to sell stolen GPS unts

Trying to sell them for $ how prices have fallen.

-- - red light cameras do not work

Road Trip! (NJ / Las Vegas)

Hey all, i know this isn't very gps related but i need advice on travelling as im sure many of you have differing opinion. I'm going from Southern NJ to Las Vegas in a mini van. Yes i know it is a long ride...Ive traveled cross continental before and am very familiar with the interstates my 3 options for getting to Vegas are I-40, 70, and 80.

Nicpfeif12 Garmin Nuvi 5000 =)/ Winnebago 24f Minnie/ PHILLIES 07 NL east champps/ Philidelphia PHILLIES 2008 World Champss/ PHILLIES 09 NL CHAMPS/ 2010 NL EAST CHAMPIONS
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