Originally Posted by rockin'ray
Just a note about your Wifi Hotspot with Rogers. As a former Rogers customer of many years, they do not have the greatest coverage here in the Maritimes unless you are near to larger populated areas.
Thanks for this info, looks like I made a good decision to order an iPhone 5 with 5 GB data plan today with Telus using our employee discount program. I may just keep my hotspot for a while for backup purpose, it only cost $5 a month. If one service fails hopefully the other works. I have been using the Internet to search the location I want to go and program the address to my GPS. I figure I will be doing a lot of this type of search during my travels.
I have an iPod 5 with lots of app installed that I could easily restore to the iPhone 5, the transition will be quick and easy. I plan to use the iPhone 5 camera/photo app to document my travels. The GPS information is imbedded in every picture I take with it and when I combine them with the pictures I take with my other cameras I will be able to reference where I took the pictures. The build in app of the iPod/iPhone 5 organizes the pictures nicely:
Overview of pictures taken in the map
Pictures taken in Tobermory
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Using the Map build in app, during my trip I will email my location to my friends and family to update them where I am, I may post some GPS numbers in this thread to share some interesting location during my travel.
I will use my iPod 5 for recording my drive:
Carcorder app for only 99 cents, I will use 720p quality. It records up to 3.5 hours of live video and sound (record my voice if I want to say something interesting) this forces me to take a break from driving so I could transfer the video to my computer to clear the space for the next video. Also if there are any interesting view I see while driving, I just press the screen to take a picture.
It looks like my gadgets will keep me busy and interesting during my trip.