- Details on team that grabbed 626 geocaches in 24 hours
- Magellan rolls out plugin for geocaching.com; works with eXplorist GC and Triton series
- Magellan Vantage Point v 1.73 adds direct pocket query download support for geocachers; discussion at Groundspeak and Triton Forum
BirdsEye imagery addenda
- It turns out the Dakota 10 isn’t compatible with BirdsEye imagery, since it doesn’t have an SD slot!
- Garmin BaseCamp allows you to view nuvi City Navigator maps on your desktop; there seems to be limited functionality though — I was unable to export a route to the nuvi
- Video demo of BirdsEye satellite imagery
- How to fix broken license codes since firmware updates and BaseCamp 3.0.1
GPS in the news
- New twist on "My GPS made me do it”
- Canadian DGPS Service to be De-Commissioned
- This is about GPS, not Twitter — Some pigeons have more followers than others
- Remember last weeks story about one of the inventors of GPS? GPS World says the true story of GPS is yet to be told
- Southwest Airlines starts using GPS-assisted landings
- GPS not much use when small planes go down
The business of GPS
All things Google
- Google Earth for Android now available on Droid
- How to request blurring of a face or license plate in Street View
- Google Maps is the #1 (and #2!) map provider in the US
- A Google approved list of third-party geodevelopers
- Google removes GPS jammer ads; via @directionsapb
- Engadget does another iPhone GPS navigation showdown
- Apple reportedly planning a smaller-size iPad for 1Q11; GPS Review sees it as a potential PND replacement
- TeleNav now available on Canadian iPhones
- The European version of the Magellan iPhone/iPod touch car kit gets the Mio label
- iPhone 4.0 OS – GPS Review asks what’s in it for LBS?
Firmware and software updates
- Garmin BaseCamp Mac Legacy Version for Tiger and PPC software version 2.1.2.
- Garmin Communicator Plugin for Mac software version 2.9.2.
- Garmin Communicator Plugin software version 2.9.2.
- Magellan Maestro 4000 version 2.36.
- Magellan Maestro 4040 version 2.62/3.61.
- Thanks Allory!
All the news that doesn’t fit
- GPS Lodge looks at HD radio based traffic
- Foursquare institutes GPS policing to stop cheaters — How’s it work? Not so well
- FGT continues their free tools for custom Garmin vector maps series with part IV, Vector Data Format Converters
- A look at Garmin Connect’s new details page
Updated GPS reviews
I’ve updated these review and resource pages with the following links: