Tag Archive: Bold 9000

For Whom The Bell Tolls …

The death march has begun for my favourite geocaching tool – the Blackberry Bold 9000. This magical little mobile that was my reason for discovering geocaching has been diagnosed with a range of illnesses and the prognosis is not good. Its complaints include arthritis of the track-ball, hearing loss, and senility when checking the mail. Despite these issues, …

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The Bad Elf Faces Off With GPS Units

GPS test

The Bad Elf is a neat little external GPS accessory designed to directly connect to all iPad, iPod touch and iPhone devices. I recently had great fun field-testing the Bad Elf I have been given and was surprised by how well the Bad Elf performed. However, I determined that it would need to prove itself in …

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Cumbyrocks reviews the Garmin GPSMAP 62s

Happily my first field experience with the Garmin GPSMAP 62s was it being tossed 10 metres into a blackberry thicket. Despite what you are thinking the GPSr landed safely in my hands and I have been in love ever since. Undoubtedly you are now also wondering what I was doing standing 10 metres into a …

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Geocacher Stages of Evolution

One of the joys of paperless caching and premium membership to Geocaching.com is being able to set up notifications when someone logs a find in your area. On some days this means my Blackberry is beeping every few minutes. On other days it stays dead quiet. One of the interesting observations I’ve been able to …

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Garminfone – the next great geocaching GPSr?

If you’ve read any of my posts on this blog you’ll know I’m big fan of my Blackberry Bold 9000, my main GPSr, paperless caching tool and phone, but it looks like it could have some serious competition – The Garminfone. From the maker: Garminfone™ from T-Mobile®, built on the Android™ platform, is a full-featured …

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Apparently The Best GPS For Geocaching Needs These Six Features…

I came across this article on the fairly reliable booshnews.com recently. It does come across a little as an advert for the Garmin GPSmap 478, especially as no other GPSr’s are mentioned…and it’s an article about buying your first GPSr and what to look for. The article suggests six features and it’s hard to disagree …

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GeoTools

One of my favourite things about Geocaching are the neat (yes, I used the word neat) tools and gadgets. It seems each cacher has their own method and equipment list, not to mention their own dream list. I’ve been pretty lucky from the start to have close to my dream combo of tools – so …

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