#15: Technology for nomadic living, podcast recommendations, and Kansas truck camping


weBoost Cell Phone Boosters - HIGHLY recommended for part-time or full-time nomadic living.

USFS Interactive Website - explore new areas before venturing out in nature, create GEO pdf maps and share with friends

BLM Interactive Website - click on BaseMaps in the upper left hand corner to select which type of map you’d like.

Garmin inReach Explorer+ - #1 stand alone GPS handheld unit on the market

Suggested Apps (iPhone 7+) - find in your app store

Google Maps - free navigation app. Key Features: avoid tollways/highways, search along route, search by GPS coordinate - even if location is out of cell signal range, if app is used from point where cell signal exists the app will accurately guide to coordinate where no signal exists

Gaia GPS - free (with paid premium service option) nature app. Key Features: download maps for out of signal use, access to National Geographic Maps (and others) with premier membership, record tracks, elevation and bearing readout

Libby - free library app - connects with your library membership to access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music. Key features: check out kindle books, check out and listen to audiobooks, no late fees, multiple library accounts accepted

Spotify - Music app - free with ads, premium with no ads. Key features: download music for offline use, access to most music - saves memory

Pandora - Music app - free with ads, premium with no ads. Very robust music library with download features for offline use

White Noise - Free. Delivers a variety of constant white noise

Kindle - Free. Syncs with Kindle Reader. Read books whenever wherever

Downcast - podcast app

TapeACall - record phone call conversations and convert them to any type of audio file you’d like. Great for podcasting or business applications

FaxFile - Send and receive faxes. Pay per page. Very good for business transactions requiring fax documentation

Genius Scan - Create PDFs. Helpful for faxing or emailing important docs, including ones you need to sign. Free version limits storage options

Tinder - because…..well, ya know

Podcasts - find on your app of choice

Tim Ferriss Show - suggestions to make you remember the world can be a good place

Outside Podcast - Adventures in audio

Joe Rogan - guests include comedians, actors, musicians, MMA fighters, authors, artists, and beyond

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History - a fascinating explanation of various historical events

LORE - sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction

Waking Up with Sam Harris - Intelligent, rational conversation about religion, artificial intelligence, mindfulness, and more

Tara Brach - Buddhist talks, guided meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh Dharma Talks - alks given by Thay and Senior Dharma Teachers from around the world

Radiolab - Investigating into a strange world

Monday Morning Podcast - Comedian Bill Burr rambles in hilarious ways

Deviate with Rolf Potts - travel writer, essayist, adventurer, teacher

The Dirtbag Diaries - Homegrown Podcast for dirtbags and their allies