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How to Cope if GPS Fails You

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in address, digital maps, Directional Sense, getting lost, GPS | 0 comments

How to Cope if GPS Fails You

GPS is the technological wonder many directionally challenged people adore. Much of the time, it can guide you all the way from your starting point to your destination with no muss or fuss, but sometimes . . . it doesn’t know your destination, or even your address. An article in Aitkinage.com (Aitkin County, MN) describes how there may be a difference between local information and maps and the databases used for GPS services. This can cause a problem for those who depend on their GPS devices...

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Seeing the Address of Your Destination

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in address, Directionally challenged, Finding your way as you drive, personal navigation, street addresses, Wayfinding | 0 comments

Seeing the Address of Your Destination

Has this ever happened to you? You’ve prepared for a short trip to a new destination by getting good directions and an address, and you’ve followed the directions to the letter, but as you approach, you just can’t see the address. Maybe it’s too small to view from the road, maybe it blends in with the background, or maybe it’s not there at all. This is annoying enough when you travel to an occasional destination (a doctor’s office, a store, a new friend’s home), but for...

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