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Old 10-06-2004, 07:25 PM   #1
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Got a new toy for the laptop. Its a Delorme GPS receiver with map software. It is pretty cool. Still exploring all the options it has but definately worth the money (110$) at Staples. Even tells me where Wendy'* is at on the map of a city or town
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That'* pretty sweet... does it do McDonalds too?

I heard that MS Streets & Trips 2005 comes with a USB GPS for your laptop included in the box for like $140 too. (don't quote me on that price)
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I had that too, Twister. It works great but chewes up batteries pretty quick in the receiver. I considered buying the hardwire cable but ended up selling it before I did. I still use the software as a standalone program as opposed to Mapquest though.
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Some Mcdonalds. I really havent played with it too much yet.

The receiver is actually powered by the USB, so no worry about batter drain, just on the laptop itself which allready has a crappy battery.
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