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    Default My new toy

    I got an iphone a couple of weeks ago. The thing is awesome. It has probably saved me quite a few dollars since some of the apps are able to do what I was going to spend some good money on. Let me clear that up. I have been looking at getting a bike computer that works off of GPS. That was going to run 200-300 dollars. I can get an app that will do the same thing for a couple of dollars.

    I'm selling my iPod on ebay. My iPhone is an iPod also and it holds everything my iPod did. You can bid on my iPod HERE.

    I also wanted to get a handheld GPS for about 300 dollars but the iPhone has GPS as well. Nice.

    I highly recommend one.
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    Hey Steve

    Your Right, That I phone is so full of gadgets, at the NULCA loators course I attended everyone pulled their iphones out of their pocket & used the compass app when it came time to draw up the training locate we had to do, I was the only one with a magnetic compass.
    If your into bikes (Im assuming M'cycle) check out www.spotwalla.com , you can intergrate your iPhone via http://fireeagle.yahoo.net/ to draw live realtime maps of your bike trips. The Telco I worked for paid multi millions for an @Road GPS system in our work trucks & Spotwalla does just the same & better for free. For example here is a 3 month 4x4 trip we did last year http://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?...44c3e454cdfe25. if your into 4x4 there is more on our trip at www.goingbush.com

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    Duh, I dont even know my own URL, its www.goingbush.net

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    Default Re: My new toy

    Steve,

    My Mrs. just got me one a couple months back and I love it. Everything from the Maps, and GPS features to the camera its great. I did the Police scanner app, as well as the one that show where all the good Food carts are in downtown portland.

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    Is this the same devise they just reported that records it's (and your) whereabouts 24/7?
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    Default Re: My new toy

    Quote Originally Posted by sprayandpray View Post
    Is this the same devise they just reported that records it's (and your) whereabouts 24/7?
    Yes.

    Big Brother is watching.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sprayandpray View Post
    Is this the same devise they just reported that records it's (and your) whereabouts 24/7?
    yes but they just announced an update that removes the 24/7 tracking.

    What's a magnetic compass? LOL... just kidding.
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    I will look into m'cycle. I've been using another free app but it seems to have a few shortfalls. I haven't paid for one yet.

    I would look it up right now but my iPhone is plugged into my home stereo where it is playing pandora radio. I have it set to my "Volbeat" radio station. Never heard of Volbeat? Check em out.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nc1i1O9pALg
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    The iPod sold for 120 bucks. Nice.

    The app I use draws the real time maps also. That spotwalla looks like what that girl was using that sailed... or tried to sail around the world.
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    I just got my first smart phone a couple weeks ago. It's an LG Optimus and I was amazed at the GPS capabilities. I still only have a couple apps on my phone. I did find Zedge is an awesome free app for free ringtones and wallpaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCableVine View Post
    Looks like that girl was using [spotwalla] who sailed... or tried to sail around the world.

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