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Recommended Reading –1/4/09

A Groundspeak member writes,“I’ve written a tiny Windows Mobile program to get your coordinates from the GPS receiver and send these to the WAP site,so that the 10 nearest caches are returned. That’s all it does,so if a cache looks interesting [...]

Recent Reading,11/28/08

Did you know you can seek caches,get descriptions and even log finds from your WAP-enabled cell phone? Try out this site.

The iPhone isn’t the be-all and end-all of handheld geocaching aids. There’s plenty of good software available for the BlackBerry. One enthusiast has now [...]

Recent Reading,11/23/08

A spirited debate has been proceeding on Groundspeak forums over the question of whether too many cache owners are using micros as a way to get around having to make really clever hides. Maybe you’ll want to contribute your opinion!

Recent Good Reading

There’s a vigorous discussion on Groundspeak Forums about how many caches a single person can find in 24 hours. One person claims to have found 12,845 in a 24-hour period. This we don’t believe.

It was a podcast by The Boston Globe back [...]

Geocaching Comes to the iPhone

Pretty big news from Groundspeak this week:the company has submitted its first iPhone application to Apple for approval and inclusion on the iPhone Apps Store. Jeremy Irish thought this was important enough to announce himself to the adoring throngs,who responded enthusiastically. Irish chose a strange word to announce the event:he said he [...]

Devious Hides

Rattlesnake cache container

I spent some time today with MacKenzie Martin,proprietor of CachingBox and creator of cache containers. Martin specializes in inventing devious receptacles hidden in ordinary objects like pine cones,light switches and even rattlesnakes. His favorite container is the bison tube,a tiny watertight container that can be easily adapted to [...]

Geocaching Daily 07/21/2008

Media coverage of geocaching continues to grow. This article in a Tennessee consumer news site has video of a recent geocaching hunt.


If this GPS lives up to its billing,this is the ultimate caching [...]

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