[T2] travailing out to CA again & GPS systems

Gregory Urban urban at yaic.com
Wed Jun 19 13:11:29 MST 2013


Sounds like another great trip!

You can have the maps downloaded to your phone, so even when you have no
signal you can still view the local maps.  I'm not sure how Apple Maps
handles this, but for Google maps the explanation and instructions are here:

http://support.google.com/gmm/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2650218

I know people use this feature when they are hiking, since there is a good
chance they will be out of range from their carrier's cell phone signal.

Hope this helps.

Greg U


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:19 PM, Kevin Guarnotta <kguarnotta at usa.net>wrote:

> When we drive together, I'm usually doing most of the driving, and go a
> little crazy trying to get directions from my wife. It Is a big
> communication black hole. I'm trying to come up with a better system. She
> typically uses her cellphone GPS, and I can't get her to use a paper map.
> The cell phone things doesn't always have a good signal - especially when
> you get to the remote locations where you actually really need help. Plus
> the screens are a bit small. If I were to get one of those GPS units like
> a  Garmin or TomTom - do they have much better reception? Ie they work
> everywhere. And if I get one-what do you guys recommend?
>
>


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