My car's USB adapter makes staticy noises over the radio. Should I replace it, and if so, with what? [more inside]
I've just learned about geocaching and it sounds incredible. Please help me get started, especially with choosing a receiver! [more inside]
Can anyone give me a reason not to get a Garmin nüvi 350 just because it has been discontinued by Garmin? [more inside]
How long does it take for new data to get to the major GPS data providers and for GPS systems to update? [more inside]
Can I open/run any old program I want from within Xbox media center (on my mac mini)? [more inside]
What's the best GPS mapping system for making trail maps (software/hardware)? I'm an Apple person. [more inside]
My PT Cruiser has a satellite radio receiver installed. I don't care for it. Can I make the antenna more useful? [more inside]
Is there a free (cheap) KML editor, like NorthGates' KML Editor or KaMeLwriter, for the Mac? [more inside]
Is there any alternative to Wayfinder Navigator for the forthcoming Sony Ericsson C905? [more inside]
Outdoor tech: GPS units - for backpacking, not for a car? Looking for something best suited to solo already-know-waypoint 2-3 day fastpacks. [more inside]
What is the eventual disposition of GPS navigation units that get stolen from cars in the United States? Specifically, what about GPS units that are locked with PINs? Details and more specifics inside. [more inside]
Suggestions for an intuitive mobile phone with GPS, camera for directionally-challenged adult daughter.
I need a suggestion for a mobile phone that is very intuitive, has GPS and is a camera phone. Bonus points if it's kinda like OnStar, speaking directions aloud, and is affordable--under $250--although I don't know if that is possible...you tell me. [more inside]
Alternatives to MotionBased and Garmin Connect for tracking running workouts with a Garmin Forerunner 305? [more inside]
What are useful/fun/collaborative things that can be done with a PDA, computer and a small GPS device these days?
I have a Macbook Pro with OS X and Vista on it. I also have the opportunity to borrow a USB GPS device. The plan is to drive around Estonia and Latvia, so decent maps of Eastern Europe are a must. What GPS software should I use?
Pinpointing gunshot locations by triangulating sound waves: Would this be technically feasible? Would it be legal? [more inside]
How to best use the GPS in my Palm 800w? I would like to 1) Automatically geotag my cameraphone photos and 2) Be able to track where and how far I've traveled for workouts. [more inside]
looking for software/webapp for GPS track management [more inside]
can you help me locate a circuit diagram of a gps module on internet? [more inside]
Any one has great suggestions for inexpensive GPS photo finders / photo trackers / geotaggers? [more inside]
As a late birthday gift my father wants to get me a GPS for my truck. He asked if I wanted a TomTom or a Garmin, but I'm not familiar with either one. I looked online a bit but found all the models and crap confusing, so I seek advice here. [more inside]
[TravelFilter] What would be an easy and cheap way to get a map update of my brother whereabouts for his year-long asian trip? [more inside]
How can I automatically arrange my walk-lists for political canvassing? [more inside]
We've got a huge truck that does pickups and deliveries all over a rural community. Diesel eats us up. Do you have suggestions for helping us schedule pickups in a manner that maximizes efficiency? We're an NPO... [more inside]
Best Phone for Real-estate? [more inside]
I've been thinking of buying a phone with GPS to track my runs. Help me be sure and confident about my choice, or suggest a better alternative... [more inside]
Photostellar Geolocation - Assuming a 10X optical zoom camera, comprehensive star charts and a carpenter's level to determine "straight up", what global positioning accuracy could I achieve? [more inside]
Best GPS data logger for (1) monitoring cycle commute and (2) local mapping [more inside]
What is the best GPS unit to buy for my fieldwork, that would ideally display a list of homes to be mapped in a spreadsheet format and allow touchscreen entry of information into the spreadsheet (coordinates, consent obtained [yes/no], why home was unable to be mapped [drop-down menu])? Does this type of interface exist for GPS units? [more inside]
I'm a data dork. Is there a way to rip my tracks and my trip odometer data from my Garmin 60CSx to analyze my commutes to work? [more inside]
So I just realized I've lost the GPS I bought thanks to a previous AskMe. Presuming I don't miraculously find it, what should I replace it with? [more inside]
I want to write some Location-based software (eventually on the mobile platform) and be able to test it on my laptop without faking GPS coordinates. What's a good, cheap GPS unit with a public API and/or some documentation/third party libraries for interacting with the device and retrieve information programmatically?
We got crapped on this tax season, so I'm looking for a better way to track my business miles. I always forget to write down trips in the mileage log, so I think an automated GPS system might work better for me. Any suggestions? [more inside]
I'm driving cross country and parking a webcam on the dash. I also have a bluetooth GPS receiver. I want these two devices together to end up with a folder full of geotagged images, but my google-fu is failing to provide an easy answer. Does anyone out there know? [more inside]
My house is incorrectly located by MapQuest, Google Maps, Google Earth and GPS systems. I assume this means that there is an error in some common database they all rely on. Is there a way to request that the error be fixed so that future versions of the database are correct?
Is there an affordable GPS locator solution on the market? I know about the personal locator beacons that are often used by hikers and skiers, but I am looking for something more appropriate for use with a disabled child. [more inside]
The post office, Google Earth, and all other mapping systems are wrong about my address. Help! [more inside]
Hi, Read the previous posts. Want/need handheld GPS for hiking in the woods, what is a good unit for tree cover and what is waas and sirfs? Thanks.
I'm looking for software for my Windows Mobile smartphone + bluetooth GPS brick that will let people log in to a web site and see my current location (preferably in google maps). [more inside]
I'm visiting Japan in April, and would like to find an appropriate PDA with built-in GPS to help with navigation, mapping and language translation, but it's proving difficult to find the right device. [more inside]
What about London should I map? [more inside]
Say there's another huge blackout like the Northeast had a few years ago, and let's say it lasts two months... Will a GPS unit in my dashboard and powered by my car still be able to connect to the satellites it needs to, to direct me on my way?
How difficult would it be to either build a GPS with a little bit of a personality, who is disappointed with you when you make wrong turns, or to mod existing GPS units to have a hint of a personality? [more inside]
What is a simple straight forward way to gather gps data, and sync it with my digital camera/ Digital recorder? And possibly create a GIS database out of it? [more inside]
My future father-in-law drives a semi for a national trucking company and currently uses a PDA with GPS capabilities for navigation. He's not entirely satisfied with this. [more inside]
Help me find a standalone user friendly GPS unit that can have addresses or contacts loaded from a computer. [more inside]
Cheap or free German gps maps for a magellan roadmate 1200? [more inside]
I like the idea of "tour" audio that's loaded into my GPS unit, and as I drive through, say, Virginia, a voice tells me about Civil War battles and troop movements that took place in my immediate area. Here's one vendor that makes these. Question is -- how hard would it be to make my own? What technical expertise/hardware/software would be required?
I would like to disable the Enhanced 911 feature of my cell phone that broadcasts my position continually via GPS tracking. As my phone doesn't allow me to turn this feature off through the settings, how can I modify the circuit to bypass the GPS transmitter?