geocaching

  • TC Tests The GeoMate Jr., A Geocaching GPS Unit For The Wee Ones

    TC Tests The GeoMate Jr., A Geocaching GPS Unit For The Wee Ones

    I just had the unique pleasure geocaching for the first time. I'd always been interested in the concept: someone hides something tiny in the wilderness and you use a GPS tracker to find it. However, the thought of traipsing around in the woods to look for someone hippie's Tupperware did not compute. Then we got the GeoMate Jr., a small GPS tracker designed for kids and discovered that it wasn't… Read More

  • Boy Scouts now awarding geocaching badges

    Boy Scouts now awarding geocaching badges

    Up until a few minutes ago, I had never heard of "geocaching." One quick YouTube video later, and I'm all, "That sounds amazing." If only I were 10 years old, then I could join the Boy Scouts and get my very own geocaching badge, the Scouts' newest, most tech-y badge available. Read More

  • Garmin looks to cover the earth with combined features for nüvi 500 series

    Garmin looks to cover the earth with combined features for nüvi 500 series

    Garmin has combined features from several outdoor and automotive navigators into the nüvi 500 series. The rugged and waterproof units have the capability to transition between driving, bicycling, boating or walking mode. The ability to download geocaches is provided for hiking, and while on the water optional software can provide detailed chart-specific information, including locations of wrecks. Read More