It seems to me that we have too many options right now. I like my 3 GPSs but some like to use their cell phones as a GPS. In my vehicles, I have CD players, radios, and MP3 playback though the Garmin or off my phone. It's nice to have lots of options but it seems like there is some unnecessary redundancy.
This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
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.
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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.
This thread is to wish everyone with birthdays in April “Happy Birthday and Many More”
Well, here it is April 1, 2012 and nobody has brought up April Fools day.
motorist in the city of chicago should be well advised of the following.The city of chicago will begin erecting
speed cameras in the above zones.An informed person will
are the fm traffic receivers designed to give audable info or are the notifications only given visualy on the screen? thankyou
How does one report errors to preloaded POI's on my nuvi. Was out of town this evening and searching for a McDonalds. Turned out to be three blocks away from the listed address. I know the nuvi allows me to report errors but it only removes that particular POI but does not allow to enter the correct address.
www.woot.com is selling for just today the following:
TomTom XXL 550T 5” Touchscreen GPS for 79.99 + $5s/h
Not sure if it is good price but thought I would share it with everyone
CNBC.com has run an article titled 'Speeders Beware: Cities With The Most Speed Traps ( http://www.cnbc.com/id/46343896 ) in which they list the ten cities with the most red light cameras...where a handful CNBC says: "according to POI Factory" in the sidebar information.
Pretty cool to see POI Factory get recognition in an article by big media.
I have started working on Icons that you can use on your GPS, I have been updating some of the older ones that I have posted here a long time ago, as well as creating new ones that are still missing for the POI files that is on this site.
If gas keeps going up in price and the supplies run out, we could all be driving one of these. LOL - not me! A semi would turn it into powder.
But, seriously, projects like this will lead to break thrus that get passed to production models and we the consumers benefit.
This week we are recognizing Motorcycle Mama.
As a seasoned veteran to this site Motorcyle Moma has participated in a great many discussions on GPS and POI troubleshooting.
She can be counted on to ask problem specific questions and to point users in the right direction for online resources.
Thank you for all you do for our community!
Gas prices are rising again, with little expectation of the increase slowing. Every year or two we seem to have an "event" that triggers a surge - Katrina, the BP blowout., etc. and the price of a barrel of oil jumps. But four years ago, oil was at $140+ per barrel and now it is "only" around $105 - $110.
Fed driver distraction guidelines make navigation unusable
for those of you interested, I've been using one for a few days now. The graphics (pictures/videos) are spectacular; far better than any previous version and far better than my Toshiba Satellite laptop or Acer Netbook. The processor speed is better, though truthfully, it only really matters so far in picture editing and watching videos, neither of which I do much of on an iPad.
Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: "The Metropolitan Police Department has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Las Vegas man who said he was beaten by an officer as he shot video from his driveway. ... As Colling was driving away, he stopped his car, got out and approached Crooks. ... He ordered Crooks to stop filming, and when Crooks refused, Colling beat him, according to the lawsuit."
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