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South African GPS Navigational iPhone Apps

Earlier this year when Apple hosted WWDC one of the apps that was featured during the Keynote was the TomTom navigational app. Everyone was wowed by the app and what it could offer users as opposed to a separate GPS device in your car. You now had the opportunity for an all in 1 Device. […]

Streetmaps API

Streetmaps.co.za is South Africas ultimate mapping solution. Sure Google Maps gives us fantastic coverage of South Africa is satellite view, but the one thing it is lacking is the ability to route from one destination, to another. The guys at streetmaps.co.za have built up a fantastic mapping system that allows you to do this, and […]

Garmap Africa Series 2008 Released

Garmap have just announced the latest release of the South African Mapset for Garmin units. The DVD which retails at R99, allows you to update your current mapset and includes the following options: Southern Africa Streetmaps March Edition Southern Africa Streetmaps, DEM March Edition Southern Africa Streetmaps, Topo & Rec March Edition Nigeria Streetmaps, Topo […]

Geotag your blog

“Geotagging, sometimes referred to as Geocoding, is the process of adding geographical identification metadata to various media such as websites, RSS feeds, or images and is a form of geospatial metadata. This data usually consists of latitude and longitude coordinates, though it can also include altitude, bearing, and place names.” – Wikipedia Search engines and […]

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A new kinda fun

I have recentley found myself addicted to a new hobby. Geocaching. After I bought my Garmin Nuvi 200 at the end of last year, I wanted to use it for more than just driving around. So I signed up on Geocaching.com, which is a really great site, that lists all the geocaches around the world. […]

Garmin Nuvi 200: View Favorite Location Coordinates

One of the problems I have come across with my Garmin Nuvi 200, is that you cannot see the co-ordinates of your saved favorite locations. I have found a way around this, albeit a bit of a long winded way, you can still see the co-ordinates. Turn your GPS onto GPS simulator mode. The simulator […]

Garmin Nuvi 200 Track Hack

After having the Garmin Nuvi 200 for just over a week, I have come across a really handy feature. The feature allows you track your routes on your Garmin Nuvi 200. This is a hidden feature, so it is still relatively unknown. YOU NEED TO ENSURE YOU HAVE FIRMWARE VERSION 3.40 OTHERWISE THIS WON’T WORK […]

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Garmin Nüvi 200

Been the gadget freak that I am, earlier this week, I felt like a bit of me spoil time, so I decided to splash out on something I have been wanting for a while. I went and bought the Garmin Nüvi 200 from Autostyle. Although I got the Nokia E50 earlier this year, which came […]