Sunday, January 10, 2010

Geocacher special?

Rubbermaid 7K9800CIRED Lock-its 12-Piece Container Set

  • 12 Piece set with 4 Locking Tabs for Secure Storage
  • Molded Gasket for Improved, Air-Tight Seal
  • Polypropylene Easy Find Lids Base
  • Lids Secure to other lids and containers for Easy Storage
  • Lock-Its set includes: two 1-1/4 cups; one 2 cups; one 3 cups; one 5 cups and one 7 cups.
Price: $10.50 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25.

Link offers the Rubbermaid Lock-its 12-Piece Container Set, model no. 7K9800CIRED, for $10.50. Shipping adds around $6.17, but orders over $25 qualify for free shipping. Even with shipping, that's $22 under list and the lowest total price we could find. The set includes 1-1/4-cup, 2-cup, 3-cup, 5-cup, and 7-cup containers.

Saturday, January 09, 2010


BlackStar is a freely available GeoCaching and Waypoint Management tool.

Using your BlackBerry device and BlackStar, you will be able to keep track of your current Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, Speed, Direction and the distance to your destination. This makes BlackStar ideal for Geocaching™, hiking, biking, hunting, and even flying. Best of all, it's free.

Along with it's Navigational aspect, BlackStar boasts several Geocaching features. Allowing you to list caches closest to your location, import lists of Waypoints/GeoCaches, log your find immediately online, and view the specific Cache Details. This effectively allows you to quickly access nearby geocaches, seek them out, and even log your finds online. As long as you brought your GPS capable BlackBerry, you're all set.

BlackStar is integrated with, a site intended to make geocaching with an Internet-connected phone easier, allowing you to easily and quickly access uploaded Pocket Queries.

BlackStar now supports Track Management functionality. With this, you may now record, save, and export your track as you use BlackStar. This is perfect for recording a trip, exercise, or just to see where you've been.

BlackStar 1.6.4 Features
  • Great for GeoCaching
  • Great for Hiking
  • Save the location of your campsite while hiking
  • Submit cache updates
  • Field Notes per Waypoint
  • Directional Compass
  • Integration with Google Maps and BlackBerry maps
  • Night Mode
  • GPX/LOC Importing
  • Search for 20 nearest caches
  • BackLight Lock
  • Supports BlackBerry Devices
  • Improved Storm Support
  • Track Functionality