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This backcountry survival tablet has a GPS, solar panels and a two-way radio

Ever wondered what what would happen if your iPad met Google Maps and they decided to go out on an adventure together? The outcome might look something like a new hardware device called “Earl.” Sqigle, a Seattle-based startup founded last summer, is currently working on a crowdfunded Android-based tablet meant to be a “backcountry survival guide,”… Read More


Rewind: Groundspeak’s Jeremy Irish on the geocache boom

Jeremy Irish, the co-founder and CEO of Seattle-based Groundspeak, was our guest on a recent episode of the GeekWire radio show and podcast, talking about the rise of geocaching and Groundspeak’s role in the phenomenon as the company behind geocaching.com. Continue reading for excerpts from our conversation. For someone who’s never heard of geocaching before, what is… Read More