Tagged: GPS

Not so Shonky Maps for the GPS

I’ve been playing with the free Shonkymaps for the new GPS. Basically it goes like this: the GPS only comes with very basic maps.  Just the ‘big picture’ stuff, no street names, mountain names,...

GPS : Open Source Maps

Having finally got a full GPS at last, it was time to get some maps. The unit very quickly found exactly where it was on Earth ; and I mean quickly. But the basic...

Got a GPS (at last)

Take 3 on this one. My first GPS was some years ago, but it wouldn’t work with rechargeable batteries (despite the store saying it would). But they were cool about it and gave me...

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