Tag Archive: GPSr

ROVE Where You Want To With New Geo-Gadget

You’ll never be tied to your PC again if four Canadian inventors have their way. In fact, they hope you’ll rove long and far in search of new geocaches with their bluetooth-powered gadget.

According to the team at Sparkyard Inc, the ROVE was created for smartphone-owning “geocachers and trail creators to instantly share trail maps across social networks and put multiple geocaches right on a GPS” while out in the field.

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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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Framing Our Geo-Heritage

It should be patently obvious as to what this object is …

That’s right, it’s the official documentation for an early GPSr device by American company Cobra Electronics. Patent USD469367 was submitted to the United States Patent Office in June 2002 and granted the following January.

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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!

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Guest Post: Many Hands Make Geocaching Light Work

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) If you typically geocache alone, consider buddying up to enhance your experience. When two or more people go out together on a geocaching venture, the fun gets multiplied and the chores get divided. I often cache with one or two friends. One person drives, another acts as navigator, and …

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Guest Post: Musings From A Former Muggle

GUEST POST Admitting that you’re addicted to geocaching is the first step, as new Wellington player Geof Robinson (GC handle: xBoomstickx) discovers … “There’s going to be a lot of ‘I’ in this post.  I’m not sure if it’s a blog, rant or a confession. You decide but don’t tell me please. Just before the 2012 …

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Geocaching Gift Adventure

My youth group surprised me with a geocaching adventure to find my present. How nice is that?

Invasion Of The Geo-Aliens

Today a UFO landed in my front yard … Inside the long, shiny transporter was a tiny, green being from across the galaxy. Thankfully, he speaks Geo, otherwise I’d never be able to ask him about his recent travels. That visitor was Helium the Alien TB4QEMY), better known as It’s Not About The Numbers’ representative onboard …

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Geocache In Space: The Countdown Begins

Houston, we have go for launch of the second Geocache In Space module … Although in case of American geonaut Scott Cole, his blast-off won’t be at Florida’s Cape Canaveral but rather Gilliam-McConnel Airfield in his home state of North Carolina. Three days ago, the Southern Pines resident (GC handle: e6c or Echo Six Charlie) advised his …

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Halt! GeoCheckpoint Ahead

Have you been stopped by a GeoCheckpoint yet? Don’t panic, though, the worst you’ll get is a ticket – and this isn’t a radical crime deterrent by the caching police but rather a new geo-game developed in Europe. Best described as a geocaching-Munzee hybrid, GeoCheckpointing requires players to use a GPSr or map to locate visible …

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