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 Opencaching.com.    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 geocaching.com 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 […]

Garmin Will Buy Munzee.com

TweetIf the folks at Garmin are smart they will buy munzee.com.  Why would Garmin buy a smart phone game?  To start with, the new generation of Garmin GPS receivers with built in cameras already support QR codes.   Once it’s supported in hardware telling the device what to do when it scans the code is just […]

munzee.com crushes opencaching.com

Tweet A little over a year ago Garmin Launched opencaching.com 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 […]

Peer Review is Flawed

TweetI’ve been meaning to write a post about this for a long time.  I saw something today that propelled me to the keyboard.  I’ll start by saying I love the idea of peer review.  It’s a transparent process that hopefully will allow more and better caches to get published.  I fear that is not what […]