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Thought this might be of interest - Schmap Guides

The Schmap Player is a small and easy-to-use piece of freeware. Install it on your Windows PC, select from our growing range of  interactive  Schmap  Guides  and  then... get Schmapping!


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This does look very interesting and conceptually intriguing.

I am a becoming a little more conservative about installing "freeware" on my computers so I may hold off.

Any braver souls wish to share comments?

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Came across the story on Directions Magazine. Apparently The Washington Post has reviewed the software, so it might be safe to install it.

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I don't really see the point with this. I just checked out the Stockholm guide, and it is not very good. There are very few things in there already (you likely have to pay to be listed) and a lot of map locations are totally off, and there are some grave (and embassing) misspelings in there...

So of the locations seems to just have been placed randomly on the map!

The cartography looks nice, but the interface is a bit slow. The guides and photos seem ok though.
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There's a follow-up article on Directions Mag by the Paul Hallett, Schmap CEO explaining the concept behind Schmaps.


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