Garmin Capitulates

Tweet Is there are real advantage to being the first mover in a new category?  Absolutely!  The recent reversal by Garmin is a prime example. Let’s set the stage.  In May of 2000 the US Government turned off selective availability on the military initiated Global Positioning System (GPS).   Prior to this change consumer GPS units […]

Garmin and Groundspeak Officially Talking

TweetIt was pointed out to me on Monday by cacher Dr. House that the new announcement from Garmin made no mention of    I wondered if it meant that Garmin and Groundspeak were officially working together.   I have since been able to confirm from  Groundspeak that it is indeed true; Groundspeak and Garmin […]

Are Garmin and Groundspeak friends again?

TweetThis was pointed out to me me by one of my caching friends today.    Here is an excerpt from the Garmin blog.  Notice that is mentions directly.   Where is the mention of Opencaching? The GPSMAP 64 series makes paperless geocaching easier than ever. Each device comes preloaded with the locations of 250,000 […]

Geocaching Icons

TweetAs happens from time to time Groundspeak makes a change on that some members of the user community do not like.  I’m not one to resist change.  Change is inevitable.   The only thing I want to say about the new icons is I like this set created by thebruce0 a lot better.  The […] crushes

Tweet A little over a year ago Garmin Launched to much fanfare. In that time Opencaching has managed to attract less than 50 geocache listings in the Waterloo Region. Compare this with the almost 2300 munzees placed in the region of Water in just over a year. With this stat alone munzee has crushed […]