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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.

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Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

Happy birthday iPhone

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


Anyone having problems with Waze on an older Samsung phone?

Nokia pulls 'Here' app from Apple AppStore

From 'Endgadget'...


"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, offering them location needs, such as search, routing, orientation, transit information and more, all completely free of charge."

*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.


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.

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

Nüvi 300 and Nüvi 3597LMT


Been trying this app out today. If you want a simple way to access your computer or tablet remotely this will do the job. .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 .

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...

*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

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

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.

*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...

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

BadElf for Lightning Connector iOS Devices - 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...

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

Sygic: Randomly Going into "Login" Mode

Does anyone else's Sygic random go into the "connect/login" screen requesting userid/password in the middle of usage?

Garmin StreetPilot and New Maps Available

Garmin has released an update to the iOS StreetPilot app and updated the maps for the app.

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

Get the 5s or Wait for the 6?

Decisions, decisions. My battery is dying in my poor old SG2S, although it will probably last another year. I recently got my wife an iPhone 4s, but I've been using it more than her grin I have to admit that I am impressed, even with a smaller screen. From all I've read there's a lot to like about the 5s.

Shooter N32 39 W97 25 GO 930, VIA 1535TM, GPSmap 60CS, Android w/Google Maps & TomTom USA, BMW built-in

Cloud Storage - 10TB Free Tencent WeiYun (English Ver.)

If you need a big cloud storage on smartphone and PC. You can sign up this free offer.

Step 1
Sign up for a QQ id
Step 2
Download Tencent Cloud to your phone and sign in with your QQ id.
Step 3
Go back the site
Click to get 10TB of free storage.

Navigon Users - FreshMaps update available

Open your App - go to Map Manager... download away.

And iOS Navigon users - check for an app update today (9/30) as well.

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