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See, I told you we should have updated the GPS device’s firmware before we took off! Caption this image! What’s your funniest take on this image? Share your best captions with us in the comments and you’ll be in the running to win a MakeUseOf t-shirt of your choice!

And the winner is Jim Aspinwall with his caption,”I really wish you hadn’t pressed the “Shortest Route” button.”

  1. Chuan
    November 4, 2013 at 8:13 am

    AAAAAAAh! GPS is acronym for "Gone Pretty Soon"!!!

  2. ALI
    October 31, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    YOU thinking what i'm thinking..?

    > the full form of gps?
    > i thought it'd be "go suck peanuts"

  3. Manoj
    October 23, 2013 at 4:45 am

    Turn Right...Turn Right....Rerouting...In 1000 ft Make a U Turn....GPS Signal Lost!!

  4. Al
    October 22, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    "So for the shortest route, we continue straight and we'll be in New York in 10 miles?"

    Or

    Bob realised, a little too late, why he should have updated his GPS.

    • Love techy
      October 23, 2013 at 1:40 pm

      Nice replay , Thanks !
      Somebody was walking near the cemetery heard Bob and Tom arguing: which of them change the radio FM at [12:03]...!!
      LOVE TECHY

  5. CoolPenguin
    October 22, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    "... and they said the learning curve on new devices was getting easier to navigate!"

    • Love techy
      October 23, 2013 at 1:43 pm

      Good replay .... Thanks!

  6. Love techy
    October 22, 2013 at 7:16 pm

    [12:01] Tom : it's a nice trip..Bob
    [12:02] Tom : Bob, we are now close to the village, turn off the GPS..
    [12:03] Google FM : dear customer keep your GPS device is turned on, the firmware began update.
    [12:04] Tom : Oh no!!!Shit!! the car pull down!?
    [12:06] The GPS device is up 2 date.
    [00:01] Tom & Bob sleeping peacefully in the cemetery!!

  7. Tomasz J
    October 22, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    The GPS hasn`t been updated since an hour and it`s effects.

  8. rafael
    October 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    I told you that the GPS was for a plane, not for a car!!!

  9. Suleiman O
    October 22, 2013 at 2:37 pm

    Grand Plunder Sedan, this is how you would translate GPS and act on it when you are too addicted playing GTA V endlessly.

  10. Xoandre
    October 22, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    My GPS Company just decided to install Internet Explorer X and now everything uses BING Maps to do anything... According to this, we're in the plains of Iowa...

  11. joe b
    October 22, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    "First, assume a road."

  12. Beau W
    October 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm

    Holds up sign.... "This is going to hurt"

  13. Yves Rosius
    October 22, 2013 at 12:27 pm

    Please make a U-turn.

  14. Daniel Jones
    October 22, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    To blindly go. . .

  15. pgwolv
    October 22, 2013 at 7:20 am

    The problem with buying gear from the black market is the range of items with identical abbreviations; Global Path of Suicide was not what I had in mind

  16. Hovsep A
    October 22, 2013 at 7:15 am

    GPS or Not GPS, Your car is not 007 car

  17. Ilias L
    October 22, 2013 at 6:37 am

    This isn't the way to Albuquerque...

  18. Rutul Parikh
    October 22, 2013 at 6:30 am

    It said turn left, but which left?

  19. Roy D
    October 22, 2013 at 5:38 am

    Left turn, what do you mean left turn!

  20. ARIEL KRESS
    October 22, 2013 at 4:04 am

    Just one more reason for men not to ask for directions.

  21. MParker
    October 22, 2013 at 1:47 am

    "Okay, so the GPS technology still needs some work....but flying cars, now THAT'S happening ANY day now!"

  22. michelle
    October 22, 2013 at 1:22 am

    Now you tell me the GPS is off!!

  23. Mike D
    October 22, 2013 at 12:53 am

    ... Wait ... Did it just say "Turn *DOWN* here, and travel 750 feet ?! ...

  24. carmine
    October 22, 2013 at 12:02 am

    "...recalculating"

  25. dinis
    October 22, 2013 at 12:02 am

    fred ask: Is there any red bull left???

  26. Jim Aspinwall
    October 21, 2013 at 11:47 pm

    I really wish you hadn't pressed the "Shortest Route" button.

  27. John Herman
    October 21, 2013 at 11:24 pm

    Wow, the GPS has us taking the scenic route!

  28. Joe Sheriff
    October 21, 2013 at 10:50 pm

    Stupid Australian GPS!

  29. Jo-anne P
    October 21, 2013 at 10:48 pm

    You are at your destination!

  30. Daniel
    October 21, 2013 at 10:46 pm

    Hey Fred, I think you meant your other left!

  31. Techno love
    October 21, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    JONE : Hello Apple Maps, their is a problem..
    Apple maps : What's the problem?
    JONE : The car is not on the right way.
    Apple maps : Don't worry about it.
    JONE : What ???!
    Apple maps: When you arrive uninstall the latest update, their is a simple mistake !!!!

  32. Kevin Freeman
    October 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm

    Microsoft's response to the self-driving Google car...

  33. Tech i love
    October 21, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    JONE: Hello Apple Maps, their is a problem..
    Apple Maps : What's the problem?
    JONE :the car is not on the right way?
    Apple Maps:Don't worry about it.
    JONE : What??!
    Apple Maps : When you arrive uninstall the latest update of our maps,this is a simple mistake !!!

  34. Richard
    October 21, 2013 at 10:14 pm

    My Linux based GPS was much cheaper than the other brands, but the Open Source routes are somewhat eccentric and subject to interpretation.

  35. AJ
    October 21, 2013 at 10:02 pm

    See it updates so fast the road hasn't even been built yet.

  36. Jerry L
    October 21, 2013 at 9:53 pm

    Don't worry, it still says this is the right way.

  37. Eluwa M
    October 21, 2013 at 9:47 pm

    why do i have to update firmware too often ? Technology will kill us soon.

  38. Josiah B
    October 21, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    Apple and flying car...

  39. Stuart Payne
    October 21, 2013 at 9:41 pm

    That's all Folks !!!!!

  40. Alameh
    October 21, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Before the curve : Google Maps get now the latest update..
    After the curve : install update successfully..
    After that : No internet access !!

  41. john
    October 21, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    OMG the car is full of water....

  42. john
    October 21, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    the salesman said it was a smart car....

  43. Darrin L
    October 21, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    why is your gps playing and now the end is near this final day this final moment

  44. Snoo
    October 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    You have reached your destination. Meep Meep!

  45. Jennifer Herman
    October 21, 2013 at 9:05 pm

    "Recalculating... when it is safe, make a right turn."
    Right turn?

  46. lloyd
    October 21, 2013 at 8:55 pm

    What's GPS a new tax

  47. Deborah Stinson
    October 21, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    I told you not to believe everything your GPS tells you! AAAAAAAAAAAAAhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

  48. Janet S
    October 21, 2013 at 8:49 pm

    Sam, do you think you missed that curve?

  49. sam
    October 21, 2013 at 8:47 pm

    Use apple maps they said, its had vast improvemts they said!

  50. Gil S
    October 21, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    "what do you mean "When safe, make a u-turn and continue."?

  51. John K
    October 21, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    Well Mr. Smarty Pants? Can't blame THIS on Apple Maps, can you?

  52. joenel arroyo
    October 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    Love the shirt Small one please

  53. Scott H
    October 21, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    this is not where cliff richard live dam maps update

  54. grant
    October 21, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Your wrong Fred ! GPS does not stand for Gravity Protected Steering.

  55. Scott H
    October 21, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    This is not where cliff Richard live dam update

  56. Kevin Ambrose
    October 21, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Does this mean that the test drive is over?

  57. Michael Hurst
    October 21, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Hey Jim, I like using my GPS it really saves me time by cutting the distance I drive to get to work, Problem is sometimes it I have to take a short cut or two but this one' a dossey !

  58. Emad
    October 21, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    Apple Maps !

  59. Nils Rasmusson
    October 21, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    "RECALCULATING?! A LITTLE LATE FOR THAT!!"

  60. Tom W
    October 21, 2013 at 8:29 pm

    "Natural Selection in action."

  61. Scott H
    October 21, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    this is not where cliff richard lift dam tomtom update

  62. Sakshar
    October 21, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    "Recalculating, recalculating, recalcula..."

  63. Vahid
    October 21, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    When GPS making a simple mistake!

  64. Mike Woodard
    October 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    "I've always loved you..."

  65. Doc
    October 21, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    Well, I guess we'll be able to complain to Steve Jobs in person!

  66. Ameen Ali
    October 21, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    " Well someone build their GPS on Apple Maps! "

  67. Marte B
    October 21, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    That's the last time I buy an Acme GPS.

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