You need three things to navigate by GPS and they are (1) A network of satellites broadcasting the current time; (2) a receiver that can interpret the signal from several satellites to determine location, and (3) a digital zoomable map to display the current location and calculate routes to other locations.

Until recently the maps and routing information had to either (1) purchased as a complete package for Costa Rica from Garmin, Navsat etc. or (2) downloaded a bit at a time for the area of interest using a cell phone.

Option one was expensive with map and data package purchase. Option two could also be expensive because zoomable routing maps are big and phone data can be costly. Downloading was also unreliable because the most likely place to be lost (the middle of nowhere) was also the most likely place a phone would display no service. Now you can have the best of both worlds for free.

Most tablets and smart watches have built-in GPS receivers and now Google provides an excellent map and routing package for free download. Once you save the Google offline map package you can use your device to navigate even when there is no …


The Independent
Shia LaBeouf is asking the public to find him using GPS coordinates and take him anywhere
The Independent
The actor is asking drivers to pick him and Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner, his collaborators on previous projects, up from random locations by tweeting his GPS coordinates. All three are currently travelling across mountains in Colorado and are
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Is Shia LaBeouf sending a message with Colorado GPS coordinates?
Boulder Daily Camera
Shia LaBeouf, shown above in a scene from the film "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," has twice tweeted GPS coordinates from remote locations in Boulder County since Monday. (David James / Paramount Pictures/Lucasfilm Ltd.).
Shia LaBeouf spells out cryptic message with GPS coordinatesNew York Daily News

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