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Microsoft Is Buying Nokia Mobile

Microsoft is buying Nokia and will soon release a phone that will run Android.

Just can't make this stuff up.

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Montana 600, GPSMAP60CSx, fenix, Bad Elf, iPhone 4S, iPad2, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS, MacBookPro, all sorts of maps.

Google Sells Motorola

So Google recently unloaded Motorola.

What gives?

This is looking like the beginning of the end for Droid, Android, froyo, cupcake, donut, eclair, honeycomb, kitkat, Jelly Bean, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, yadayadayada.

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Montana 600, GPSMAP60CSx, fenix, Bad Elf, iPhone 4S, iPad2, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS, MacBookPro, all sorts of maps.

Nokia Lumia WIndows Phone 1520

I was eligible for a new phone but held off for a few months, hearing that a new Windows Phone would be out in the spring of 2012. I got a Nokia Lumia 900 in May of 2012 when it came out, and used the free Nokia Drive GPS app, only having to download the map set that I wanted to use. It turned out to work well for me, after having used Tom Tom and CoPilot on my iPhone.

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And now, back to your regularly scheduled forum - already in progress . . .

360 security

You may want to check this out https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.qihoo.secu... pretty simple to use.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

POI Loader

Looks like Google is out front on POIS. Wonder what is holding up Garmin? I put in suggestion a while back and just resubmitted it for Android and Ipad to get POI Loader.

https //play.google.com/store/search?q=poiloader

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

Happy birthday iPhone

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If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else. - Yogi Berra

Waze

Anyone having problems with Waze on an older Samsung phone?

Nokia pulls 'Here' app from Apple AppStore

From 'Endgadget'...

Quote:

"We have made the decision to remove our HERE Maps app from the Apple App Store because recent changes to iOS 7 harm the user experience. iPhone users can continue to use the mobile web version of HERE Maps under m.here.com, offering them location needs, such as search, routing, orientation, transit information and more, all completely free of charge."

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*

Android Maps

My wife and I just purchased a Samsung Tab 3 8.0 for our joint Christmas Gift to each other.

I have a NUVI 2555 LMT for navigation, but would like a free Android map application, mainly to allow my wife to see where we are on our trip, or for simple mapping applications. We might use it for wandering around town someplace or for getting an idea about the route to get from Point A to Point B.

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NUVI2555LMT, NUVI350

Garmin iOS App and Maps Updated

Downloading right now, looks to be a regular update. Enhanced Urban Guidance functionality, three different routing options, latest map data, various stability and bug fixes.

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Montana 600, GPSMAP60CSx, fenix, Bad Elf, iPhone 4S, iPad2, Yaesu VX-8R w/GPS, MacBookPro, all sorts of maps.

CoPilot for Android

Is there a way to load POIs into Copilot?

I have just downloaded this app and have never used it yet. But it looks like there is no easy way to load a POI file

Sygic and Heads up

I am in progress to buy and download Sygic for my smartphone, it has 50% off this weekend (in sweden at least) so i thought i will give it a try.

I will also try out the extension for heads up display, and i wonder if anybody else allready tried it and would like to share your experiences?

best regards Jocke

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Nüvi 300 and Nüvi 3597LMT

Splashtop

Been trying this app out today. If you want a simple way to access your computer or tablet remotely this will do the job. http://www.splashtop.com/downloads .Just download the program to your computer and put the app on the tablet and sign in.Very simple to use and user friendly. App from Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.splashtop.... .

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

Garmin/Navigon Apps on sale Friday 11/29

The iOS ones anyway... up to 50% off... A great time to buy if you've been thinking about it...

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*

Red Light cameras

Can red light alerts be added to Android smartphones?

New Garmin Smartphone Mounts

I wasn't sure if I should post this in the Garmin sub-forum or here, but here goes. This is an article from GPSTracklog.com

http://gpstracklog.com/2013/11/garmin-smartphone-mounts.html

Apple maps: how Google lost when everyone thought it had won

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/11/apple-maps...

Is Apple Maps perfect? No. Neither is Google. Or Garmin Nuvi's maps. No Map is perfect. I've never had an experience using Apple's Maps that I haven't had on any other Map app - and Apple's Maps is getting better all the time.

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*

Navigon for Android

Available in the Amazon AppStore - 50% OFF for a limited time...

In case anyone is interested...

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*

BadElf for Lightning Connector iOS Devices

http://dlvr.it/4FH1Pl - For those that don't know... the BadElf is a GPSr that plugs in to the Apple device's charging port and gives wifi devices a GPS data source and supplements the GPS capabilities of cellular iDevices... I'm a satisfied user of one with my wifi iPad...

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*Keith* MacBook Pro *wifi iPad(2012) w/BadElf GPS & iPhone5 + Navigon*
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