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Contributors of the week 2011-02-07

This week we are recognizing Jgermann for all of his help in the forums this week.

Thank you so much for being such a great guy.

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of February 14th, 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

Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day Miss POI. Thanks for all you do. smile

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All the worlds indeed a stage and we are merely players. Rush

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Does any one know if poi files can be loaded into a Samsung Galaxy Tab that uses Google maps?

Garmin Warranty Service

I had my unit for about 5 weeks when i had to send it back because of a software problem. I called garmin, total time on the phone was at the most 15 minutes, got a rma number and sent it back. The longest wait was for the post office to send it. Looks like garmin recieved my GPS and sent me a new one the next day. Total time was 10 days.

CSV vs GPX files

Newbie question: What is difference between CSV and GPX files? When would I choose one over the other?

posting pictures

Is there a way i can post a picture (small file) in a thread i've started in Garmin talk, so that i can make myself clear? Not certain how else to describe my exact problem.
thanks

Microsoft Streets & Trips 2011

For anyone that is interested, Microsoft has released Streets & Trips 2011 Trial for download. It's available from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=...

This is a FULL version of the software, with a 60 day limit before you need to purchase the official product key.

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Nuvi 350, 760, 1695LM, 3790LMT, 2460LMT, 3597LMTHD and TomTom XXL540s

Pictures from the Past

These pictures are fascinating. They are of an America that we don't really know....real Americana of a bygone era. They are 70+ years old and so beautifully photographed. This is a real treasure.

http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2010/07/26/captured-ame...

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johnm405 660 & MSS&T

76 Gas Station POI File

Does anyone know where I can find a 76 gas station CSV or GPX file? I can find the icon but no database file.

Obsolete Data in a POI file

I have only been a member for 2 weeks and have noticed some obsolete data in a couple of POI files (rest areas and McDonalds). What do I do with this information? Inform who with what?

If I were a General Maintainer could I correct the information myself and how would I do that?

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Kingston, Tennessee

Another New Member

Gibiphone here. South Texas with a newish Garmin Nuvi 1450. I've got a lot to learn, so will be visiting regularly. smile

Marie Callender's

Does anybody have a icon for Marie Callender's

Contributors of the week 2011-01-31

This week we are recognizing Evert.

Evert is a long time member who is always nice and pleasant to work with. You have been so good to all of the new members coming in since Christmas. Thank you so much for being one of our top door people.

Miss POI

Experts Warn of 'Death by GPS' as More People Visit Remote Wildernesses

Interesting news article in today's Fox news.

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/02/04/death-gps-rise/?te...

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Larry - Nuvi 680, Nuvi 1690, Nuvi 2797LMT

Chit Chat Thread for the week of February 7th, 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

Touchscreen won't work

Hi Everyone! 1st time here. Having an issue. I have the Garmin Nuvi 605. I've never had a problem with it, until now. It seems as though the touchscreen has just stopped. I can see the screen. Audio works. It just won't respond to my touch. Any ideas?

Built-In GPS Units

Since so many new cars have the option of having a GPS unit built-in I wonder if we should have a discussion about the pros and cons of these units?

New member

Hello everyone new to forum just like to say hello. Looking forward to learning more on this site.

Thanks Rob

Ethanol Free Gas

I would not normaly write this to open forum.I just downloaded The Ethanol Free Gas POI and it has a mistake on line 13 a data format error.I would write to the person who updates the file but there is no contact link for this person.

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