August 2012

  1. Western Australian geological maps now available

    Western Australian geological maps now available

    Western Australian Geological Map

    Several weeks ago, we acquired a shiny new large format printer to do whatever we liked with.  It fell off the back a truck or something, long story.  Anyway, since then, we've been busily calling everyone we can think of to ask if we can print any of their stuff right here in the shop.

    The first yes, and one of the more exciting, came from the Western Australian Department of Mi

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  2. 360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars

    360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars

    360 degree view of the Gale Crater on Mars

    We can't sell you a map of this place, but this is just too cool not to share.  360 Cities user Andrew Bodrov has put together this 360 degree panoramic view of the Gale Crater on Mars from atop Curiosity.

    If you're a big ol' nerd like me, the sheer awesomeness of this will this will send tingles up your spine.  The controls need a bit of practice, but it's totally worth it.  Hit up the link below and do a little ne

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  3. How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps

    How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps

     

    iGo Australia Maps update

    Yeah, so it’s not really 87 steps, 86 at the most.  Actually, I think we should be able to get it all done in less than 20.  Now, in case you weren't aware, with the purchase of your Navigator, you get 2 years worth of free updates to the iGo street mapping and you can update as often as you like in that time.  Another lesser known feature of the iGo mapping is that you can purchase maps of loads of other countries fo

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  4. Top 10 travel apps, as voted by me

    Top 10 travel apps, as voted by me

    An Iphone and Airplane - The best travel apps

    Got an iPhone?  Yeah, me too.  Hopelessly addicted to aimlessly flipping through its stupid, beautiful screens?  Yeah, me too.  They're everywhere, and whether you like it or not, these things have changed our lives.  They've also changed the way we travel, for the better in the most part. Read on for a list of, in no particular order, the 10 best travel apps, as voted by a

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  1. Western Australian geological maps now available

    Western Australian geological maps now available

    Western Australian Geological Map

    Several weeks ago, we acquired a shiny new large format printer to do whatever we liked with.  It fell off the back a truck or something, long story.  Anyway, since then, we've been busily calling everyone we can think of to ask if we can print any of their stuff right here in the shop.

    The first yes, and one of the more exciting, came from the Western Australian Department of Mi

    Continue reading

  2. 360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars

    360 degree view of the Gale Crater from atop Curiosity on Mars

    360 degree view of the Gale Crater on Mars

    We can't sell you a map of this place, but this is just too cool not to share.  360 Cities user Andrew Bodrov has put together this 360 degree panoramic view of the Gale Crater on Mars from atop Curiosity.

    If you're a big ol' nerd like me, the sheer awesomeness of this will this will send tingles up your spine.  The controls need a bit of practice, but it's totally worth it.  Hit up the link below and do a little ne

    Continue reading

  3. How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps

    How to update (or install new) iGo maps on your HEMA HN5i or HN6 in 87 easy steps

     

    iGo Australia Maps update

    Yeah, so it’s not really 87 steps, 86 at the most.  Actually, I think we should be able to get it all done in less than 20.  Now, in case you weren't aware, with the purchase of your Navigator, you get 2 years worth of free updates to the iGo street mapping and you can update as often as you like in that time.  Another lesser known feature of the iGo mapping is that you can purchase maps of loads of other countries fo

    Continue reading

  4. Top 10 travel apps, as voted by me

    Top 10 travel apps, as voted by me

    An Iphone and Airplane - The best travel apps

    Got an iPhone?  Yeah, me too.  Hopelessly addicted to aimlessly flipping through its stupid, beautiful screens?  Yeah, me too.  They're everywhere, and whether you like it or not, these things have changed our lives.  They've also changed the way we travel, for the better in the most part. Read on for a list of, in no particular order, the 10 best travel apps, as voted by a

    Continue reading

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