Is Garmin Looking After Your Rights?

TweetGarmin’s latest ad for opencaching.com is turning up the rhetoric.  This might be a nice ad but I think Garmin is missing the point.   Quality caches are the best way to attract users.  Here is the ad as it appeared in the latest issue of Outside magazine. Garmin continues to attack Groundspeak on the […]

Planned Outage at Geocaching.com

TweetI wonder if the planned outage for this Wednesday is related to the site responsiveness yesterday? From the geocaching.com website: Geocaching.com will be going offline temporarily for a site update on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at approximately 11am PST (GMT -8). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. teamvoyagrI have been writing the cachemania […]

Garmin Coins a New Pathtag

TweetAs many geocachers know geocoins are popular items for discovery and trade.  When opencaching.com lauched it seemed like a bit of a miss that they did not have this functionality.  It probably made sense to Garmin to leave this functionality out as there focus was on maximizing the value of their devices.  It makes more […]

Geocaching.com Changes after Maintenance

Tweet Do you notice anything different about the layout of the cache page?  It looks like the Difficulty and Terrain are now listed one above the other instead of side by side.  As part of that change the Favorites feature has moved down a little. The favorites number has also experienced an interesting change.  You […]

Geocaching.com Resolves Privacy Issue

TweetThis past Tuesday Groundspeak announced changes to geocaching.com that included a new stats page.  One of the features of the stats page included a listing of your nearest and furthest finds.  According to a developer at Groundspeak you only saw the cache ID if you were logged into your own account.  It was not clear […]