Today, at work, I received an odd phone call. I've never had one like it before and I doubt I will ever get one again. Here is a rough transcript of how it went...
Me: Hello, 99Bikes, how can I help?
Lady: Hi. Do you sell the Garmin Forerunner watches?
Me: Yes, is there a particular one you are interested in?
Lady: I have a Forerunner 405CX and... well... this is going to sound like a strange question, but with the GPS thingy that it has... is it possible to somehow look up where it is and see where it is going?
Me: It has a GPS recorder so you can see where it has been but it does not have a live tracker.
Lady: I want to be able to track where my husband goes during the day. He says he has to go out and do things during the day and I want to see where he is going and find out what he is up to.
Me: Well, I guess you could start the watch and hide it in his car then upload it to the internet later to see where he has been.
Lady: How do I do that?
Me: Turn the watch on and press the start/stop button. Put it in the car where it can still get satellite reception like next to a window. When he gets home, press stop, reset it and then upload the file to Garmin Connect.
Lady: How long will the battery last for?
Me: I think around 6hrs or so but I'm not sure.
Lady: Okay. Thank you so much for the help. I will give it a try.
I'm always happy to help those in need.