Tag Archive: Garmin

Giveaway: You Down With Opie?

He’s back … and quite literally. Since OpenCaching launched its first piece of official merchandise – a collectible Opie pathtag – four score and however many months ago, the oh-so-cute mascot has been keeping a rather low profile. However, It’s Not About The Numbers has learnt that during this time the OX frontman was actually …

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The Bad Elf Faces Off With GPS Units

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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Opencaching.com Also Adds New Features

Probably overshadowed by the release of Groundspeak’s Geocaching Challenges are the site updates that Garmin’s OpenCaching.com has released. The updates are interesting additions to the OpenCaching.com site with one update in particular appearing to head in the opposite direction to Groundspeak’s update. Garmin has added new functionality to its handheld units by adding ‘Verify a …

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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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May The Geocaching Force Be With You

Giggle you will if Garmin ever offers its new Star Wars voices to handheld GPSr users. It’s Not About The Numbers can just imagine geocachers bashing through bush or their local mall carpark under the guiding force of Yoda or Darth Vader. “Turn you will. Do or do not find, there is no try.” Or …

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The GPSMAP 62s Gets A Camera

Awhile back I reviewed the Garmin GPSMAP 62s and expressed my love and admiration for it. Well Garmin have just gone and made it even better through the addition of 5 megapixel camera to create the 62sc. TeamVoyagr over at Cachemania points out what I suspect many who upgraded to the 62s will be feeling …

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End Of The Yellow Legend: Garmin Revamps the Etrex

Yes, it’s true. That little yellow friend that you first started geocaching with and who has likely been your backup GPS for the last few years has decided to retire…or rather the Garmin Gods have decided to replace it with a long overdue revamp. It is both a sad and joyous occasion. Sad because the …

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Sibling Rivalry

They say the “family that plays together, stays together” so it was with great delight that geo-siblings Cumbyrocks and kjwx embarked on their first caching trip recently. Here, the duo relate their experiences trying to sneak in a few finds on a fleeting visit to the New Zealand city of Palmerston North for their grandmother’s …

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Caching Up With …

In this occasional series, It’s Not About The Numbers asks geocachers to find themselves, rather than a hidden container. Today’s victim is Robert Harwell, of North Carolina – the winner of our second Garmin chirp giveaway as chosen by our blog readers. Robert Harwell Age: 38 Location: North Carolina, USA Occupation: Founder of webstore GeoSurvival …

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Available for adoption…

Available now for a limited time for adoption: One 30-something geocacher. Slightly used. Knees require reconditioning but engine still runs well. Very high technology requirements. Can be slightly opinionated but is willing to modify opinions for the right person. Persons considering adoption should meet the following requirements: Be patient and understanding with the need to …

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