Category Archive: Wherigo

Intercaches: The Future Of Geocaching?

Where Tim Thomas is going, he hopes other geocachers will soon follow.

The American (GC handle: ChileHead) is the mastermind behind a new, hi-tech software application that allows players to create an interactive geocache similar to a Wherigo.

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Field-Testing The Bad Elf

For those unaware, I was recently supplied with a Bad Elf to review. This miniature box plugs into the 30-pin dock of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to provide you with quality GPS reception for your device. One of the unknowns with the Bad Elf was exactly how well it would perform in the …

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Log Them All And Let Cano Sort Them Out

  What do you get when you combine geocaching, a whole heap of trackables and a computer programmer? You get to LOG THEM ALL!. Log Them All (v0.1) is the work of American IT professional Michal Canecky (GC handle: cano), who describes his job on GC.com as being a farmer who “grows solutions using evolution algorithms …

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The New Virtuals … er … Challenge Caches: Cumbyrocks Wasn’t Right

Okay, I’m big enough to admit that I may have been a little ahead of things when I suggested that the new virtual caches would be a cross between Wherigo and Munzee with apps that required you to be in the spot to log a find. Of course, I’m not yet willing to admit I …

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The New Virtual Caches: A Vision Of The Future?

There has been a lot of talk about the reintroduction of virtuals in a new format since Jeremy Irish (from this point to known as J-Dog, Big J or simply J-Rish) made his now infamous comments on the geocaching.com forums: In the UserVoice updates I never said that virtuals were coming back in their previous …

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The End Of The GPSr As We Know It?

I’ve been searching for my next GPS unit for a while now. I don’t need a new one, I’m still completely in love with my Blackberry as my main caching tool, but it felt like time I joined the ‘real’ cachers by having a ‘real’ GPS unit. But my search has not gone well. You …

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Wherigo … My Blackberry Follows

Wherigos: Until recently I didn’t have an opinion on them. With none in my area all I had to go on was various bits on the web that suggested it was a dying breed of cache, particularly following the Garmin/Groundspeak falling out. However, it does appear as if there is a fair amount of support …

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‘My Doctor Who Odyssey’

Personally, the TV show Doctor Who creeps me out – I blame the Daleks and Tom Baker’s scarf – but for American teacher and cartoonist Bruce Nelson (GC handle: Cecil-EGCM), it’s an addiction as strong as geocaching. He tells It’s Not About The Numbers about combining three of his loves for his 14-cache Doctor Who …

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