Maps, Media & Conversion

  • The Definitive Guide on How to Use GPS for Surveying and Mapping

    Survey is measuring land to present data relevant to the area, and mapping refers to map-making or collection and representation of geospatial data, for navigation, construction projects and more. This guide to GPS surveys & mapping explains how to...
    By N Nayab October 14, 2011 

  • A Complete Guide to All GPS Maps

    Are you looking for GPS maps for your Garmin, Magellan or TomTom? What about a Navigon, Mio, netbook or even smartphone device? Well, it's all here in this comprehensive GPS map overview. Find out where to get these maps, how to download them...
    By Claudine Baugh September 30, 2011 

  • Use Magellan Navigator and Outdoor Maps To Find Your Destination

    Learn about the various maps that are available for Magellan GPS devices and find out which ones are ideal for different terrain or regions. Here, we take a closer look at the City Series and Summit Series.
    By Vasanth July 28, 2011 

  • Staying on the Right Path with Magellan

    Magellan offers a number of GPS devices for everything - from automotive travel to handheld geocaching, and hiking options to nautical guidance. These devices work with a number of maps. Here is what to look for when setting out to get the perfect map...
    By Shawn S. Lealos July 14, 2011 

  • Lowrance Software: The Best Things in GPS Mapping Experience are Free

    Mapping software programs are usually expensive or they come bundled with GPS devices. However, you can find free third party solutions out there that offer the same kind of quality and extensive data as paid apps.
    By Kristina Dems July 8, 2011 

  • How to Update Garmin Maps

    With new construction, road closures and other detours, you rely on your Garmin GPS unit. However, if the maps your Garmin GPS device is using are not current, it might cost you time and cause you trouble. Read on to learn how to update your Garmin maps...
    By Tricia Goss July 4, 2011 

  • Convert GPS Data into Different Formats with Conversion Software

    You may have a bunch of GPS data, but it doesn't do you any good if it's in the wrong format. Map conversion programs allow you to change this data into other formats, especially formats supported by your device. Learn about some of the best programs...
    By Misty Faucheux June 20, 2011 

  • Getting Longitude and Latitude from GPS Coordinates

    If you want to find longitude and latitude, then you may be able to do this with GPS coordinates. Knowing longitude and latitude degrees is good for different reasons, especially for boating. Learn how to change your GPS coordinates into longitude/latitude...
    By Misty Faucheux June 17, 2011 

  • Loads of Free Mapping Software Sources for GPS Devices of All Makes and Models

    Here, we’ve collected all the best sources for GPS mapping software that won’t cost you a dime. Whether you own a Garmin, Magellan, TomTom, or some other GPS unit, you can find trusted, free maps to put on them from the many online application...
    By Daniel P. McGoldrick June 9, 2011 

  • Using MapQuest to Get GPS Coordinates

    MapQuest is a free mapping service, but you can also use this service to find GPS coordinates. And, you can then send these coordinates to your GPS device. Learn how to find your location and then upload the coordinates to your device.
    By Misty Faucheux May 30, 2011 
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