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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Gets a New Update, Solves GPS and Touchscreen Issues

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Earlier this month we reported on a GPS glitch that affected the new Nexus 7's ability to secure and maintain a GPS connection. As it turns out this isn't the only issue affecting the Nexus 7 (2013). Numerous reports have come in about the multi-touch display as well. Apparently some users are experiencing issues with pinch to zoom, ghost taps and other odd behavior.

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Could Locata Eventually Usurp GPS?

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GPS is everywhere. Most of us either have a dedicated GPS for our cars or simply carry GPS around with us thanks to our smartphones.

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Grab A Motorola MOTOACTV GPS Watch for $100 Off

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Hey, it may not be quite the same thing as getting a James Bond 007 watch from Q or a technologically-absurd watch like Inspector Gadget, but this could be the next best thing. The Motorola MOTOACTV GPS sports watch and MP3 player is pretty slick and now it happens to be on sale for $102.04 off the regular price.

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Garmin nuvi 1390LMT Portable Bluetooth GPS Navigator for Half Price

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As far as the core specs go, there's a 4.3-inch TFT color touchscreen, preloaded City Navigator NT North America, and integrated Bluetooth with a mic and speaker for hands-free calling.

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SpyBike Lets You Secretly GPS Track Your Stolen Bicycle

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It's never fun when something of yours gets stolen. While cars can have systems like OnStar, your bicycle can now take advantage of something called SpyBike.

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Asus Transformer Prime GPS Update Fail

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The Asus Transformer Prime tablet update was happily welcomed, it not only brought Ice Cream Sandwich, but also a fix for the device’s latent GPS issues. But now it appears like the update hasn’t solved any problems and has even added to the agony.

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ASUS Transformer Prime To Get Android 4.0 ICS, Unlocked Bootloader And GPS Fix

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Asus is updating its Transformer Prime firmware from 8.8.3.29 to build 8.8.3.33 which is meant to address several problems identified by the company. First, it attempts to "enhance GPS speed" by automatically downloading satellite location tables over WiFi.

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Free TeleNav HTML5 GPS Offers Voiced Turn-By-Turn Directions

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When it comes to voice guidance and turn-by-turn directions, the GPS app on many smartphones and tablets usually needs to be coded in a native kind of way. TeleNav is changing that by offering the first GPS navigation service of its kind that is powered by HTML5. That means it can be completely browser-based.

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Lightsquare’s New 4G Service Interferes With GPS

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According to a draft summary of the report on a US government test that made its way to Bllomberg Buisinessweek, 75 per cent of all existing GPS devices were showing "incompatibility" and harmful interference when operating in presence of Lightsquare 4G service proposed for a new spectrum.

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Track your kids, pets, and gadgets with PocketFinder GPS

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Oh, where is that teenage Suzy? She's well past her curfew. These can become much less of a concern with the newly launched PocketFinder GPS Personal Locator and GPS Vehicle Locator devices from Location Based Technologies. And they work with iOS.

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Live View GPS Tracker Can Track You for 6 Months

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Live View GPS, a GPS tracker system company, has rolled out two new portable GPS tracking devices that will allow you to track everything from vehicles, parcels to people.

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FCC: All US cell phones must have true GPS by 2018

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It's not official yet, but the FCC is trying to pass a ruling wherein all mobile phones sold in the United States must have GPS chips embedded in them by the year 2018.

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Waterproof Garmin ForeRunner 910XT GPS watch tracks your workout

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There are units that can help you track your biking and running habits, for instance, and in the case of the newly announced ForeRunner 910XT multisport watch, it can track your swimming too.

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Guiding Cyclists with a Musical GPS

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A research team based in the Netherlands has reported positive and promising results from an audio-only navigation system which relies on an Android smartphone connected to a pair of headphones to potentially help cyclists overcome the issue of visual navigation devices. The audio GPS guides users towards the target location by using music which is artificially shifted to the left or right in order to tell directions.

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New North Korea GPS jamming device has 100 kilometre range

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North Korea is working on a GPS jamming device that would work with an effective range of over 100 kilometres. Yes, this would be very frustrating for any foreigners who are trying to make their way around Pyongyang, but it's not like North Korea is terribly open to random tourists either. This clearly has more of a military application, disrupting GPS signals to the point of making them utterly unusable.

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