The GPSr market is a features war,with device makers competing to load up their devices with fancy add-ons like music players and digital cameras. These extras play well to the digerati,but what about the technophobes among us who just want to find a geocache?
Last year,mobile software maker Apisphere teamed with Groundspeak [...]
Yes,trees,and anything else that interferes with a line of sight. When satellites on the horizon are obscured by buildings or dense overgrowth,signals may be lost entirely. This is especially true in cities. You can be standing in an open square and get no better than 50-foot accuracy because of surrounding buildings. Some [...]
Android app is like Foursquare meets Pirate Bay –CNet
Trackdropper is an Android app that lets users “drop”songs from their phone’s music collection in physical locations. Then,other users can go on treasure hunts to find and play the dropped songs. The idea is to use geocaching to make music piracy more like [...]
Seven months after Groundspeak co-founder Bryan Roth told us there would be an official Geocaching.com app for the Android “soon,”Groundspeak has finally delivered. The app costs $9.99 and you can find more details here. It looks like the best feature of Groundspeak’s Geocaching for Android Application is that you can query the database in [...]
All winter long we puzzling over a problem that has afflicted a series of small caches we placed last fall called the This Little Piggy series. We placed several of the caches in a camouflaged plastic spice bottles that we then suspended upside down from tree branches. We strung a wire through a small hole [...]
This is a full draft chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us
This chapter covers several of the most popular and useful geocaching applications,including GSAK,GeoBuddy and Microsoft Streets &Trips. We [...]
We pulled out the old Flip Cam at GeoWoodstock VII to collect interesting stories,tips and reflections about why people love geocaching. Here’s one clip.
Dragonflys of Halifax,Nova Scotia has an awesome caching vest. His repurposed fisherman’s garb has places for pens,trackables,gloves,a knife,a flashlight,and just about everything else [...]
The GPSr market is a features war,with device makers competing to load up their devices with fancy add-ons like music players and digital cameras. These extras play well to the digerati,but what about the technophobes among us who just want to seek a geocache?
Mobile software maker Apisphere has teamed with Groundspeak and [...]
Here’s the logo were going to be using on a run of geocoins for the release of Joy Of Geocaching. Will distribute them and eventually attend and make them available as prizes for some lucky readers. If anyone’s got any clever ideas for how to get them in circulation,we are all ears!
We want to be sure we provide guidance on the best geocaching software applications. We have an extensive guide to GSAK,an overview of Google Earth and a shorter review of GeoBuddy. We also intend to try the geocaching.com client for the iPhone.
What are we missing? What are the popular and useful geocaching applications [...]