Category Archives: Maps and GPS

Trip Planning with Streets and Trips

by Chris Guld, www.GeeksonTour.com del.icio.us Tags: Microsoft Streets and Trips,trip planning,gas cost calculator In today’s GPS-connected world, travelers have many choices for navigation devices.  Garmin, Tom-Tom, Magellan, and Copilot are just a few of the brand names for the dashboard … Continue reading

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Geocaching by Droid

We started Geocaching several years ago, but we had a very old hand held GPS.  It was not very accurate and that made it too difficult to find the caches.  We soon tired of the effort. Now with our Droid … Continue reading

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GPS Navigation with Netbooks and Droid

by Chris Guld, www.geeksontour.com We love GPS systems.  Maybe too much!  All of a sudden we have more GPS navigation devices than coffee cups!  And we can’t decide which one we like best.  So, we’re using them all. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Thousands of POIs for Streets and Trips

Back in 2004, we attended Life on Wheels, a week-long school for RVers. One of the best things we learned was about the Discovery Owners website and all the GPS data overlay files they made avaialble for programs like Streets … Continue reading

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Streets and Trips 2010

by Chris Guld, Geeks on Tour We’ve been wanting this new feature!! And now, with Streets and Trips 2010 – we have it. We can now plan our trip on the laptop with Streets and Trips, then transfer the locations … Continue reading

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Google Maps – custom route lines

by Chris Guld If you’ve tried making custom Google maps in the past and got discouraged with the clunky way you had to draw your route lines …  You need to try again!  Google is continuously adding features to their … Continue reading

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Google Earth and Corps of Engineers Parks

We’ve only stayed at one Corps of Engineers park that I remember, near Tupelo Mississippi.  We liked that park a lot, and we’ve talked to many people who stay at COE parks and also love them.  Always associated with water … Continue reading

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Google Earth and The Rally

Yesterday, at The Rally, we presented our Google Earth seminar. Happy faces of Google Earth Audience From Geeks on Tour April 2009 It was great fun.  Most of the people in the audience had already used Google Earth a little, … Continue reading

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Geeks on Tour Tutorial Videos on Disk

We’ve made a lot of new videos over the last few months (we’re over 140 now – about 14 hours worth) and we’ve re-authored our disks accordingly. We’ve divided them up into 2 categories: Boot Camp: videos on how to … Continue reading

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Tutorial Video – Google Map in Blogger Gadgets

The following is a tutorial video created using Camtasia and hosted on Screencast.com.  I am experimenting to see how I like this combination.  Meanwhile, the video will show you how to take Custom Google Map and put it in your … Continue reading

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