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Apple Watch Series 2 Improvements: Now Has GPS and is “Swim Proof”

When Apple first came out with the first Apple Watch, it was full of promises to become a popular new computing platform. A year...

Apple Acquires GPS Firm Coherent Navigation To Boost Location Mapping

  So you love Google Maps because they are more technically sound than Apple Maps, right? And as an Apple user you might be jealous...

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

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.

Could Locata Eventually Usurp GPS?

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.

Grab A Motorola MOTOACTV GPS Watch for $100 Off

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.

Garmin nuvi 1390LMT Portable Bluetooth GPS Navigator for Half Price

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.

SpyBike Lets You Secretly GPS Track Your Stolen Bicycle

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.

Asus Transformer Prime GPS Update Fail

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.

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

Asus is updating its Transformer Prime firmware from to build 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.

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

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.

Lightsquare’s New 4G Service Interferes With GPS

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.

Track your kids, pets, and gadgets with PocketFinder GPS

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.

Live View GPS Tracker Can Track You for 6 Months

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.

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

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.

Waterproof Garmin ForeRunner 910XT GPS watch tracks your workout

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.

Guiding Cyclists with a Musical GPS

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.

New North Korea GPS jamming device has 100 kilometre range

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.

Magellan RoadMate 2.0 For iPhone Kills The GPS

A new update is now available for the iPhone RoadMate app, informed Magellan, the app’s developer. The RoadMate 2.0 version brings several interesting and useful improvements such as a brand-new user interface, Yelp API or the option to perform local searches in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Free lifetime maps and traffic updates are also available and users can share the points of interest and benefit from highway lane assistance as well.

Using Your iPhone’s GPS on a WiFi-Only iPad

The tablet wars are indeed heating up with Android making up some hefty ground, but the iPad is still the reigning king. Maybe you've picked up one of the WiFi-only models because you're not interested in paying for a separate data plan, but now you're missing out on the GPS side of the equation.

Nike+ GPS app lets you play tag

The Nike+ GPS app tracks your speed and distance, maps your runs, and allows your friends on facebook and twitter to view your progress....

20,000 GPS cell phone units sent to Chinese children to help curb abductions

If you thought kidnapping was only a problem in countries like Columbia or Russia, you may be surprised to hear that China has long been facing 200,000 child abductions a year by some estimates – with the most conservative of estimates still sitting around 165 per day.

The Nike+ sportwatch GPS will nag you into shape

If you're having trouble keeping up with the exercise routine you've suddenly imposed upon yourself for the New Year, you might want to check out the new Nike+ sportwatch. Not only will it add a new layer of technological novelty to something as old-fashioned as jogging, but it will even nag at you when you haven't gone for a run in a few days.

Aussie Police use iPhone GPS to Nab 16-Year-Old iPhone Snatcher

While we’re not sure if we’ll give Australian police the award for effective resource allocation, we certainly admire their willingness to embrace technology to combat crime.

Casio EX-H20G hybrid GPS camera Geotags indoors

When you take a photograph with a GPS-enabled camera the location is logged by its ability to connect to the overhead satellites. This is logical, but what happens when you're indoors? Unfortunately, you won’t have any location data, until today. Casio has revealed their EX-H20G point and shooter that can log the geographic location (geotag) even indoors.

Nike+ GPS app for iPhone tracks your run on Google maps

Nike’s latest announcement brings us the Nike+ GPS app, and it wont need any fancy shoes either.

Puma Phone is solar powered with pedometer, GPS tracker and stopwatch

Puma is now in on the action. Their latest release is not a shoe that transmits the power of your kick to your iPod, but a mobile phone with solar cells attached to the flipside. The company is aiming to leave as little footprint as possible, and they have teamed up with Sagem to do just that.

GPS location sharing to Facebook now on Verizon Wireless VZ Navigator 5.0

Verizon Wireless' latest release of VZ Navigator 5.0 has taken mobile GPS navigation to a whole new level. They have integrated the VZN service with Facebook, what this means is you can update your status from the app, and even share your locations with friends. This is an option of course, you don't have to share your location when you post to your FB status.

Review: Cellphone GPS Jammer protects you from corporate espionage

Whether you are a CEO, drug dealer, product developer, or just a paranoid fool, a mobile phone and GPS jammer may be just the gadget missing from your anti-espionage tool belt.

Garmin BirdsEye adds hi-resolution satellite and aerial imagery to GPS

Getting your street maps and points of interest is already pretty important to your GPS experience, but Garmin wants to offer more. Garmin International has recently announced the arrival of BirdsEye Satellie and Aerial Imagery.

Casio hybrid GPS camera prototype with triple-axis accelerometer

Casio has revealed its first compact digital camera and integrated ‘Hybrid GPS' with the announcement of the Exilim EX-H10HG; basically a modified Exilim EX-H10 prototype camera.

Red Light GPS Device Lacks GPS Navigation

By and large, you would assume that when you buy a standalone GPS device for your car that this device would be able to...

Are Standalone GPS Devices Going the Way of the PDA?

You've probably noticed that most of us love the idea of convergence devices. Our cell phones used to be for just voice calls, but...

GPS Geotags with New Sony HD Flash Camcorders

If you are hesitant to spend a couple hundred dollars on a new Flip UltraHD, you will be even more hesitant to drop five...

TomTom Releases Homer Simpson Voice Pack for GPS Devices

Whether you're cruising around in your own town or you're trying not to get lost in a foreign land, having a reliable GPS device...

MotoMap Motorcycle GPS System Powered by E-Ink and Solar Panels

Up until now, many GPS systems for motorcycles have proven to be a point of frustration for bike riders. The mounting systems leave much...

T-Mobile G1 Android Navigates to Telenav GPS

Are you tired of getting lost in your own hometown? Getting jealous of your other smartphone friends and their ability to navigate to the...

Video: Voiced Turn-By-Turn GPS Navigation Points to iPhone

The Apple iPhone is filled with a lot of cool functionality, including the ability to play videos, surf the web, and point you toward...

Sidekick Blade (LX 2009) Rocks 3G and GPS for Social Networking

The Sidekick line from T-Mobile may not be quite as popular these days as it has been in the past, but this latest iteration...

OnPar Golfer GPS Handheld with iPhone Flair

For most people, GPS devices are largely reserved for getting around town and navigating the highways to grandma's house. For the outdoorsy types, there...

Lowrance Endura GPS Handhelds for Rugged Folks

With snow still on the ground and mercury still dropping in the thermometer, your summer camping trip may be the furthest thing from your...

SIM Card with Integrated A-GPS Makes LBS Cheaper, Easier

It used to be that having a digital camera built into your mobile phone made you the envy of all your friends. These days,...

Radio Shack Starts Selling MOTONAV TN20, TN30 GPS Units

When it comes to portable GPS navigation devices, there are a few names that immediately come to mind. You've got your Garmins, Magellans, and...

Acura RDX GPS Navigation Linked to Climate Control System

In-car technology is advancing just as quickly as all other types of technology, and the Acura RDX is perhaps one of the better examples...

Bell Mobility Gets Loster with Crippled BlackBerry GPS?

We'll chalk this one up in the unsubstantiated rumour column for now, but word on Howard Forums is that Bell is crippling the BlackBerry...

Chevy Volt Has Interesting GPS Trick Up Its Sleeve

General Motors has a lot riding on the upcoming Chevy Volt hybrid. As it turns out, the Volt has more going for it than...

ClarionMiND Mobile Internet Device Includes GPS Navigation

It's all about convergence these days, so having a Mobile Internet Device (MID) that is only capable of surfing the web just doesn't cut...

SmartMirror Throws GPS Navigation Into Your Rear View

You know how you're supposed to be completely aware of your surroundings when you are driving? You should not only be keeping your eyes...

Garmin nuvi 860 GPS with Menu Speech Recognition

Having your portable GPS navigation system read its directions out to you isn't exactly anything new, but with the new Garmin nuvi 860, you...

Dash Express GPS Update Remembers Your Alternate Routes

The first software update for the Dash Express has now been issued and it is available for download through the unit's embedded Wi-Fi connection....

Portal’s GLaDOS Invades Garmin nuvi GPS Units (Video)

Of all the virtual characters out there in video game land, the artificially intelligent entity known as GLaDOS has to be one of the...

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Meitu Just Launched a Sailor Moon Phone with a Selfie Stick

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R.I.P. MP3: But the MP3 is Still Alive and Will Be Just Fine

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