Thursday, November 27, 2008
I've been depending on Mapquest pretty heavily recently, so I figured it was time to break down and just get a GPS.
On the advice of a number of people I talk to, I ended up deciding on the Garmin Nuvi. It's small, has a decent battery life, does what I need without a serious case of feature creep, and the price is decent, so I picked one up.
It got here yesterday. The first surprise was that, instead of the unit I ordered, they sent me an upgraded model (no complaint here). I was, however, kind of annoyed that, while there was a car charger, there was no AC charger included. It's not a huge deal. I just have to get an adapter, but still.
So, in the meantime, I'm recharging it on my computer (it charges through its data port).
I spent part of the night playing around with it, adding favorite locations, etc.
After a while, I started looking at the built in points of interest, and ended up finding things I never knew were around here. One of them, however, made me do a double take:
DUI Limo Services.
Would you want to get a ride from a place called DUI Limo Services? I have to say that I'd be a little reluctant to use them for fear of truth in advertising...
Current music: Adam & The Ants - Stand And Deliver
Current mood: tired, but amused