Category Archive: Geotools

Get Street View In Your Geocache Listings

American geocacher Lil Devil has released another outstanding Greasemonkey script – this one bringing Google Street View into Geocaching.com cache listings.

Continue reading »

Smartphones Keep Getting Better

Traditional GPSr owners have always used poor battery life, robustness and accuracy levels as the reasons why a smartphone is no good for geocaching. Until recently, this has largely been true.

Continue reading »

GLO-ing Support For Portable GPS Receiver

Wellington’s Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) rates his geocaching-related Christmas present.
“Santa was listening this year; I had been a good boy and got my Garmin GLO (US$99/NZ$139) for Christmas. What a difference an accurate GPSr makes!

Continue reading »

Now That’s An Update …

Anyone who has read INATN more than once will know I am a CacheSense fanboy, so I can’t help but point out the number of changes in the latest release of the CacheSense for Android app. When you consider that the previous update was only in October, this is awesome. My favourites are in red: VERSION 2.8 CHANGES: …

Continue reading »

Cheque This Out …

I don’t use cheques – or know anybody who still does except for business purposes – but after seeing these examples, I wish I did.   American company CheckAdvantage now offers four geocaching options and another suitable design from its orienteering range. Not to mention more still that feature kayaking and camping.   All you have …

Continue reading »

Tutorial: Dowsing Rods – A New Tool For Geocachers

Sick of DNFs or your GPSr leading you in circles? Guest author and British treasure cacher David Villanueva suggests trying a pair of dowsing rods to locate those elusive hides. “Just as in hunting for a treasure cache, I can imagine the disappointment when you can’t find that geocache which really ought to be there. Is …

Continue reading »

Out With The Old At Navicache

The times they are finally a’changin for Navicache.com … Seven months after the formerly mainstream listing service was sold, it now has a swish new logo. New owners Kurt Milligan and Joseph ‘EJ’ Martin III – better known as the duo behind the MadCacher and Cache Barn brands – publicly unveiled the new Navicache imagery last week as part …

Continue reading »

Scratching That (TravelFleas) Itch

Do you or your geo-hound have fleas? The four American founders of TravelFleas, a new signature tag, certainly hope so. In fact, Mike, Karen, John and Deborah would eventually like their tiny metal tags to infest caches and player kit-bags across the globe. The friends’ bid for world domination began a few months back when …

Continue reading »

Top 5 iPhone Apps For Geocaching

Geocaching – once the sole domain of the handheld GPS unit – has been taken over in recent years by the rise of the smartphone. This transition from dedicated GPS units to multi-purpose devices owes a lot to the popularity of Apple’s iPhone. Once in the hands of many a geocacher, this user-friendly and stylish tool created a demand to be able …

Continue reading »

Winners: Ye Olde FTF Certificates

Time to draw two names out of the hat for It’s Not About The Numbers’ recent FTF Certificate giveaway … And the lucky winners are: Zane Elliott of Dunedin, New Zealand, and Australia’s Jake Slaytor. To be in the running for one of these sampler packs from Polish webstore FTFshop, entrants had to tell us of …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts

Switch to mobile version