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Will the use of smartphones over take the use of GPS's for Geocaching?

Yes
3 (50%)
No
1 (16.7%)
Maybe
2 (33.3%)

Total Members Voted: 6

Voting closed: March 12, 2013, 06:07:08 pm

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Re: Tuesday's Poll
« on: March 05, 2013, 07:44:11 pm »
Accuracy is definitely the part that has stopped me from converting totally. A couple of months back just after getting a new phone, I took both the phone and my GPSr with me when I went to do a few caches around Shurdington. I kept firing up the GPSr to check I was in the correct place that my phone was telling me I was, some of the time I was, but for one cache the phone put me over 50' away from the cache. The GPSr took me right to the correct spot.

I know there is much more to it than that, and it depends what quality of device the hider used, and other factors. But I still have a deep down feeling of trust that my GPSr is putting me in the right spot.

 


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